Drechsler, Heike

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Name
Drechsler, Heike Gender: F
Heike Gabriela Daute
born on 16 December 1964 at 07:50 (= 07:50 AM )
Place Gera, Germany, 50n52, 12e04
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: de Jabrun
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 24°22' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 15°00 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 19°02'



Portrait of Heike Drechsler 
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Heike Drechsler
photo: Sigismund von Dobschütz, license gfdl

Biography

German track and field athlete. She is one of the most successful female long jumpers of all time and also had several successes in sprint disciplines. She is the only woman who has won two Olympic gold medals in the long jump (1992 and 2000). She also won two World Championships in the long jump (1983 for DRG and 1993 for FRG), as well as gold medals in the long jump and the 200 m sprint in the World Indoor Championships 1987. In addition, she had numerous successes in European and German championships.

In 1993 Drechsler lost a lawsuit which she started against accusations of state-sponsored doping in earlier years of her career in former German Democratic Republic but she was the only one to confirm her performances when she competed for the Federal Republic.

Extraordinary destiny... Gold aged 18 and gold aged 35... Exceptional longevity...

(Photo by Sigismund von Dobschütz, please click on image to view license info)

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • spousal equivalent relationship with Blondel, Alain (born 7 December 1962). Notes: lived together 1995 - 2007, Blondel was also Drechsels trainer

Source Notes

Paddy de Jabrun received a mail from Gera Standesamt (Ines Ebert), 7:50 on births registry.

Categories

  • Vocation : Sports : Track and Field (long jump, won two olympic gold medals)