Regine Berg

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Regine Berg (born 5 October 1958) is a Belgian former track and field sprinter who specialised in the 400 metres. Born in Ostend, she represented her country at the Summer Olympics in 1976 and 1980.[1] She won five national titles over 400 m and also two over 800 metres later in her career.[2] She was a silver medallist at the 1985 IAAF World Indoor Games and participated three times at the European Athletics Indoor Championships.[3]

Regine Berg
Medal record
Women's athletics
Representing  Belgium
IAAF World Indoor Games
Silver medal – second place 1985 Paris 400 m

Her 400 m indoor best of 53.13 seconds was the Belgian record[4] for nearly 35 years until it was bested by Cynthia Bolingo's 52.70 at the 2019 Belgian Indoor Athletics Championships. She also shared in the 4 × 400 metres relay national record, set with Lea Alaerts, Anne Michel and Rosine Wallez at the 1980 Moscow Olympics[5] that stood for 38 years until it was bested by the Belgian Cheetahs. Her outdoor bests are 52.29 seconds for the 400 m and 2:00.43 minutes for the 800 m.[6]

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
1976 Olympic Games Montreal, Canada 7th (q-final) 400 m 53.14
6th (heats) 4 × 400 m relay 3:32.87
1980 Olympic Games Moscow, Soviet Union 7th 4 × 400 m relay 3:31.6
1984 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 4th 400 m 53.41
1985 European Indoor Championships Piraeus, Greece 5th 400 m 53.15
World Indoor Games Paris, France 2nd 400 m 53.81
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 7th (semis) 800 m 2:02.05
1989 European Indoor Championships The Hague, Netherlands 5th (heats) 800 m 2:15.31

National titlesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Regina Berg. Sports Reference. Retrieved on 21 February 2016.
  2. ^ a b Belgian Championships. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 21 February 2016.
  3. ^ IAAF World Indoor Games. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 21 February 2016.
  4. ^ Belgische records indoor ALLE CATEGORIEEN VROUWENBelgian Athletics Federation. Retrieved on 21 February 2016.
  5. ^ Belgische records Alle Categorieën Outdoor. Belgian Athletics Federation. Retrieved on 21 February 2016.
  6. ^ Regine Berg. IAAF. Retrieved on 21 February 2016.

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