Silvia Hollmann

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameSilvia•Hollmann (-Nickisch, -Schiek)
Used nameSilvia•Hollmann
Born13 May 1955 in Menden im Sauerland, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
Measurements176 cm / 64 kg
AffiliationsOSC Dortmund, Dortmund (GER)
NOC West Germany


Silvia Hollmann was a 400 and 400 hurdles runner. She was eliminated in the second round of the 400 at the 1976 Montréal Olympic Games, but won the silver medal at the 1978 European Championships in the 400 hurdles and placed fifth with the 4x400 relay. At the 1975 European Cup Hollmann placed third in the 400 hurdles and again fifth with the relay, and in 1981 she was sixth in the hurdles. In 1975 she was runner-up at the European Indoors in the 4x2 lap relay. Domestically she collected four West German titles in the 400 hurdles (1976, 1978-80) and three relay titles. Hollmann was educated as a school teacher but became Head of the District Administration of Hombruch in Dortmund.

Personal Best: 400 – 52.45 (1978).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Summer Olympics Athletics FRG Silvia Hollmann
400 metres, Women (Olympic) 7 h3 r2/4
4 × 400 metres Relay, Women (Olympic) West Germany DNS

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