Sabine BRAUN

Germany GER

Athletics

  • Olympic Medals
    1 B
  • Games participations
    5
  • First Olympic Games
    Los Angeles 1984
  • Year of Birth
    1965
Olympic Results

Biography

Sabine BRAUN

Sabine Braun, a multi-athlete, was the girlfriend of javelin thrower Beate Peters and the first German athlete who admitted her homosexuality openly. She took part from 1984-2000 as the first German female athlete in five Olympic Games (1984/1988 for West Germany finishing sixth and fourteenth, 1992-2000 for Germany winning bronze and placing seventh and fifth) and won a bronze medal in 1992. The educated industrial business manager also competed in five World Championships from 1991-99, winning heptathlon gold in 1991 and 1997, and the silver in 1993. In 1985 and 1994 she appeared in the World Cup and was European Champion in 1990 and 1994 and runner-up in 2002 (her last competition). At the World Indoor Championships she won gold in 1997. Her collection was completed by 14 junior and adult German titles.

She has received numerous awards, including the Rudolf Harbig Memorial Award in 2002, the "Goldenes Band" (Golden Band) of the Berlin sports press in 2003, and in 1990 the "Sportplakette des Landes NRW" (Sport Badge of Northrhine-Westfalia).

Personal Best\: Hep – 6985 (1992).

Olympic Results

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Sydney 2000

#5
Heptathlon
Heptathlon Athletics
Olympic Results
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Atlanta 1996

#7
Heptathlon
Heptathlon Athletics
Olympic Results
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Barcelona 1992

B
Heptathlon
Heptathlon Athletics
Olympic Results
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Seoul 1988

#14
Heptathlon
Heptathlon Athletics
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Los Angeles 1984

#6
Heptathlon
Heptathlon Athletics