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Medal record

Cornelia Oschkenat
Women's Athletics
Competitor for  East Germany
World Championships
Silver 1987 Rome 4x100 m relay
Bronze 1987 Rome 100 m hurdles
World Indoor Championships
Gold 1987 Indianapolis 60 m hurdles
European Championships
Silver 1986 Stuttgart 100 m hurdles
Cornelia Oschkenat (left), Heike Thoelo and Kerstin Knabe (right) in Jena (1986)

Cornelia Oschkenat, née Riefstahl (29 October 1961 in Neubrandenburg, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania) is a German track and field athlete and Olympics participant, who represented East Germany. At the 1987 world athletics championship in Rome she won bronze in the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 12.46s as well as silver medal as a member of the East German 4x100 meter relay team along with Silke Gladisch, Kerstin Behrendt und Marlies Göhr). She competed for the SC Dynamo Berlin/ Sportvereinigung (SV) Dynamo.

Other results in the 100 m hurdles

  • 1982, European championship: eliminated in the preliminary round
  • 1983, World championship: 7th place (12.95 s)
  • 1986, European championship: Silver medal (12.55 s)
  • 1988, Olympic Summer Games in Seoul: 8th place (13.73 s)
  • 1990, European championship: 4th place (12.94 s)

She was unable to participate in the 1984 Olympic summer games in Los Angeles because of her country's boycott of the games.

Oschkenat represented the Dynamo Berlin sport club. During her career she was 1.76 meters tall and weighed 65 kilograms.

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Bulgaria Yordanka Donkova
Women's 100m Hurdles Best Year Performance
Succeeded by
Soviet Union Natalya Grigoryeva
This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.


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