Christine Scheiblich

Christine Hahn-Scheiblich (née Scheiblich; born 31 December 1954) is a German rower and Olympic champion.

Christine Scheiblich
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Scheiblich in 1977
Personal information
Born (1954-12-31) 31 December 1954 (age 65)
Wilsdruff
ResidenceDresden
Years active1968–1978
Height172 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
Spouse(s)Ulrich Hahn
Sport
SportRowing
ClubSC Einheit Dresden

Scheiblich was born in 1954 in Wilsdruff, Saxony.[1] She took up rowing in 1968.[2]

She received a gold medal in single sculls at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.[1][3] Her last competition was the 1978 World Rowing Championships in New Zealand where she won her final gold medal.

On 22 July 1978,[4] Scheiblich married Ulrich Hahn, who was a world championship luger during the late 1970s and early 1980s.[2][5] Scheiblich studied physiotherapy from 1978 to 1981 and later worked in that occupation in Dresden.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Christine Scheiblich". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 18 February 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "Scheiblich, Christine". Federal Foundation for the Reappraisal of the SED Dictatorship. Retrieved 18 February 2018.
  3. ^ "1976 Summer Olympics – Montreal, Canada – Rowing" Archived 17 September 2008 at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved on 13 June 2008)
  4. ^ "Elite ohne Gardemaß" [Elite without being very tall]. Neue Zeit (in German). 34 (173). 25 July 1978. p. 6. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
  5. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Ulli Hahn". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 18 February 2018.

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