Marita KOCH

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    German Democratic Republic German Democratic Republic
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    18 FEB 1957
    ATHLETE'S IAAF CODE
    80703
Marita Koch in the 4x400m Relay at the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow (Getty Images)

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
100 Metres 10.83 +1.7 Berlin (GER) 08 JUN 1983
200 Metres 21.71 +0.7 Karl Marx Stadt (GDR) 10 JUN 1979
300 Metres 34.14 Canberra (AUS) 06 OCT 1985
400 Metres 47.60 Canberra (AUS) 06 OCT 1985 WR, AR
4x100 Metres Relay 41.53 Berlin (GER) 31 JUL 1983
4x200 Metres Relay 1:28.15 Jena (GDR) 09 AUG 1980 AR
4x400 Metres Relay 3:15.92 Erfurt (GER) 03 JUN 1984

Legend

* Not legal.

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
50 Metres 6.11 Grenoble (FRA) 02 FEB 1980
60 Metres 7.04 Senftenberg (GER) 16 FEB 1985
100 Metres 11.15 Berlin (GER) 12 JAN 1980 ABP
200 Metres 22.39 Budapest (HUN) 05 MAR 1983
400 Metres 51.14 San Sebastián (ESP) 13 MAR 1977

Legend

* Not legal.

Latest Active Season: 1986

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
200 Metres 22.20 +1.7 Berlin (GDR) 20 AUG 1986
400 Metres 48.22 Stuttgart (GER) 28 AUG 1986
4x400 Metres Relay 3:16.87 Stuttgart (GER) 31 AUG 1986

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
50 Metres 6.19 Berlin (GER) 25 JAN 1986
200 Metres 22.58 Madrid (ESP) 23 FEB 1986

Outdoor

100 Metres

Performance Wind Place Date
1985 10.97 -0.3 Leipzig (GER) 09 AUG 1985
1984 11.19 0.0 Berlin (GER) 09 JUN 1984
1983 10.83 +1.7 Berlin (GER) 08 JUN 1983
1982 11.01 +1.0 Dresden (GER) 01 JUL 1982
1980 10.99 +2.0 Dresden (GER) 24 MAY 1980
1978 11.16 Karl Marx Stadt (GDR) 03 JUN 1978
1977 11.28 Karl Marx Stadt (GDR) 04 JUN 1977

Outdoor

200 Metres

Performance Wind Place Date
1986 22.20 +1.7 Berlin (GDR) 20 AUG 1986
1985 21.78 -1.3 Leipzig (GER) 11 AUG 1985
1984 21.71 +0.3 Potsdam (GDR) 21 JUL 1984
1983 21.82 +1.3 Karl Marx Stadt (GDR) 18 JUN 1983
1982 21.76 +0.3 Dresden (GER) 03 JUL 1982
1980 22.34 -0.5 Zürich (SUI) 13 AUG 1980
1979 21.71 +0.7 Karl Marx Stadt (GDR) 10 JUN 1979
1978 22.06 +1.2 Erfurt (GER) 28 MAY 1978
1977 22.38 +1.2 Halle (GER) 27 AUG 1977
1976 22.70 Halle (GER) 16 MAY 1976

Outdoor

300 Metres

Performance Place Date
1985 34.14 Canberra (AUS) 06 OCT 1985

Outdoor

400 Metres

Performance Place Date
1986 48.22 Stuttgart (GER) 28 AUG 1986
1985 47.60 Canberra (AUS) 06 OCT 1985
1984 48.16 Praha (TCH) 16 AUG 1984
1982 48.16 Athina (GRE) 08 SEP 1982
1981 49.27 Roma (ITA) 06 SEP 1981
1980 48.88 Moskva (URS) 28 JUL 1980
1979 48.60 Torino (ITA) 04 AUG 1979
1978 48.94 Praha (TCH) 31 AUG 1978
1977 49.53 Helsinki (FIN) 13 AUG 1977
1976 50.19 Berlin (GER) 10 JUL 1976
1975 51.60 Athina (GRE) 23 AUG 1975

Outdoor

4x100 Metres Relay

Performance Place Date
1985 41.65 Moskva (URS) 17 AUG 1985
1984 41.69 Potsdam (GDR) 21 JUL 1984
1983 41.53 Berlin (GER) 31 JUL 1983
1979 42.10 Karl Marx Stadt (GDR) 10 JUN 1979

Outdoor

4x200 Metres Relay

Performance Place Date
1980 1:28.15 Jena (GDR) 09 AUG 1980

Outdoor

4x400 Metres Relay

Performance Place Date
1986 3:16.87 Stuttgart (GER) 31 AUG 1986
1985 3:19.49 Canberra (AUS) 04 OCT 1985
1984 3:15.92 Erfurt (GER) 03 JUN 1984
1983 3:19.73 Helsinki (FIN) 14 AUG 1983
1982 3:19.05 Athina (GRE) 11 SEP 1982
1981 3:19.83 Zagreb (CRO) 16 AUG 1981
1979 3:19.62 Torino (ITA) 05 AUG 1979
1977 3:24.04 Düsseldorf (GER) 02 SEP 1977

Indoor

50 Metres

Performance Place Date
1985/86 6.19 Berlin (GER) 25 JAN 1986
1984/85 6.21 Kobe (JPN) 09 MAR 1985
1980/81 6.19 Grenoble (FRA) 22 FEB 1981
1979/80 6.11 Grenoble (FRA) 02 FEB 1980

Indoor

60 Metres

Performance Place Date
1984/85 7.04 Senftenberg (GER) 16 FEB 1985
1982/83 7.08 Senftenberg (GER) 29 JAN 1983
1980/81 7.10 Senftenberg (GER) 14 FEB 1981
1979/80 7.13 Senftenberg (GER) 26 JAN 1980
1978/79 7.16 Senftenberg (GER) 18 FEB 1979
1977/78 7.32 Senftenberg (GER) 17 FEB 1978

Indoor

100 Metres

Performance Place Date
1979/80 11.15 Berlin (GER) 12 JAN 1980

Indoor

200 Metres

Performance Place Date
1985/86 22.58 Madrid (ESP) 23 FEB 1986
1984/85 22.82 Pireaus (GRE) 03 MAR 1985
1982/83 22.39 Budapest (HUN) 05 MAR 1983
1976/77 23.38 Berlin (GER) 09 FEB 1977

Indoor

400 Metres

Performance Place Date
1976/77 51.14 San Sebastián (ESP) 13 MAR 1977

Honours - Olympic Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 400 Metres 48.88 Moskva (URS) 28 JUL 1980
2. 4x400 Metres Relay 3:20.4h Moskva (URS) 01 AUG 1980

Honours - World Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 200 Metres 22.13 +1.5 Helsinki (FIN) 14 AUG 1983
1. 4x400 Metres Relay 3:19.73 Helsinki (FIN) 14 AUG 1983
1. 4x100 Metres Relay 41.76 Helsinki (FIN) 10 AUG 1983
2. 100 Metres 11.02 -0.5 Helsinki (FIN) 08 AUG 1983

Honours - World (Continental) Cup

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 400 Metres 47.60 Canberra (AUS) 06 OCT 1985
1. 200 Metres 21.90 -0.7 Canberra (AUS) 04 OCT 1985
1. 4x400 Metres Relay 3:19.49 Canberra (AUS) 04 OCT 1985
1. 4x400 Metres Relay 3:20.62 Roma (ITA) 04 SEP 1981
1. 400 Metres 48.97 Montreal (CAN) 26 AUG 1979
1. 4x400 Metres Relay 3:20.37 Montreal (CAN) 24 AUG 1979
1. 4x400 Metres Relay 3:24.04 Düsseldorf (GER) 02 SEP 1977
2. 400 Metres 49.27 Roma (ITA) 06 SEP 1981
2. 200 Metres 22.02 -0.2 Montreal (CAN) 24 AUG 1979
2. 400 Metres 49.76 Düsseldorf (GER) 03 SEP 1977

Honours - European Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 4x400 Metres Relay 3:16.87 Stuttgart (GER) 31 AUG 1986
1. 400 Metres 48.22 Stuttgart (GER) 28 AUG 1986
1. 4x400 Metres Relay 3:19.05 Athina (GRE) 11 SEP 1982
1. 400 Metres 48.16 Athina (GRE) 08 SEP 1982
1. 4x400 Metres Relay 3:21.2h Praha (TCH) 03 SEP 1978
1. 400 Metres 48.94 Praha (TCH) 31 AUG 1978

Honours - European Indoor Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 200 Metres 22.58 Madrid (ESP) 23 FEB 1986
1. 200 Metres 22.82 Pireaus (GRE) 03 MAR 1985
1. 200 Metres 22.39 Budapest (HUN) 05 MAR 1983
1. 400 Metres 51.14 San Sebastián (ESP) 13 MAR 1977
2. 60 Metres 7.19 Wien (AUT) 25 FEB 1979
3. 50 Metres 6.19 Grenoble (FRA) 22 FEB 1981

Honours - World University Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 200 Metres 21.91 +1.9 Ciudad de México (MEX) 12 SEP 1979

Honours - European U20 Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 4x400 Metres Relay 3:33.7h Athina (GRE) 24 AUG 1975
2. 400 Metres 51.60 Athina (GRE) 23 AUG 1975
Results in:

50 Metres Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
25 JAN 1986 Berlin GERGER F 3. 6.19

200 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result Wind
20 AUG 1986 Berlin GDRGDR F 1. 22.20 +1.7

200 Metres Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
16 FEB 1986 Senftenberg GERGER H3 1. 22.61
16 FEB 1986 Senftenberg GERGER F1 1. 22.33
22 FEB 1986 Madrid European Indoor Championships ESPESP A H1 1. 23.04
23 FEB 1986 Madrid European Indoor Championships ESPESP SF1 1. 22.89
23 FEB 1986 Madrid European Indoor Championships ESPESP F 1. 22.58
28 FEB 1986 New York USAUSA F 1. 22.77

400 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
16 AUG 1986 Dresden GERGER F 1. 49.24
26 AUG 1986 Stuttgart European Championships GERGER H1 1. 52.34
27 AUG 1986 Stuttgart European Championships GERGER SF2 1. 50.74
28 AUG 1986 Stuttgart European Championships GERGER F 1. 48.22
05 SEP 1986 Bruxelles Memorial Van Damme BELBEL GL F 1. 49.28
10 SEP 1986 Roma Golden Gala ITAITA GL F 1. 49.17

4x400 Metres Relay

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
31 AUG 1986 Stuttgart European Championships GERGER F 1. 3:16.87