Roleder in 2012
|Born||21 August 1989|
Karl-Marx-Stadt, East Germany
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Event(s)||100 metres hurdles|
|Club||SC DHfK Leipzig|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||100 m hurdles: 12.59 (2015)|
60 m hurdles: 7.88 (2016)
She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics reaching the semifinals. She went one step better at the 2016 Olympic Games and reached the final. The biggest success of her career is the silver medal at the 2015 World Athletics Championships in the 100 metres hurdles with her personal best time of 12.59 seconds. She also won the 100 m hurdles at the 2016 European Championships and the European Indoor Championships in 2017.
Early Life and Early CareerEdit
Originally a gymnast, Roleder took up athletics at the age of 8 when he sports teacher Mr Grosser spotted her running speed and asked her to join his running club, where Roleder competed against children 1–2 years older than herself. She made her international debut at the 2007 European Junior Championships where she finished fourth. In 2011 she won her first international medal at the European Under 23 Championships in Ostrava.
- "Cindy Roleder". London2012.com. London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Archived from the original on 2012-09-13. Retrieved August 2, 2012.
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Cindy Roleder". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2018-08-03.
- "IAAF: Cindy ROLEDER | Profile". iaaf.org. Retrieved 2018-08-03.
- "IAAF: First impressions – Cindy Roleder| News | iaaf.org". iaaf.org. Retrieved 2018-08-03.
- Disqualified in the semifinals
- Media related to Cindy Roleder at Wikimedia Commons
- Cindy Roleder at World Athletics
- Cindy Roleder at the International Olympic Committee
- Cindy Roleder at the Deutscher Olympischer Sportbund (in German)
- Cindy Roleder at Olympics at Sports-Reference.com
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