Sabine Engel

Sabine Engel (born 21 April 1954) is a retired East German discus thrower. She was born in Prenzlau, Bezirk Neubrandenburg.

Engel finished fifth at the 1976 Summer Olympics,[1] third at the 1977 World Cup[2] and fourth at the 1978 European Championships.[3] She represented the sports team SC Neubrandenburg and became East German champion in 1975.[4]

Her personal best throw was 68.92 metres, achieved in June 1977 in Karl-Marx-Stadt. This result ranks her tenth among German discus throwers, behind Gabriele Reinsch, Ilke Wyludda, Diana Gansky-Sachse, Irina Meszynski, Gisela Beyer, Martina Hellmann-Opitz, Evelin Jahl, Silvia Madetzky and Franka Dietzsch.[5]


Sporting positions
Preceded by
  Faina Melnik
Women's Discus Best Year Performance
Succeeded by
  Evelin Jahl