Corinna Lingnau

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameCorinna Margarete•Lingnau (-Bremer)
Used nameCorinna•Lingnau
Born18 January 1960 in Leverkusen, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
Measurements162 cm / 55 kg
AffiliationsRTHC Bayer Leverkusen, Leverkusen (GER)
NOC West Germany
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1


Corinna Lingnau and the West German female field hockey team won the silver medal at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics round-robin tournament, finishing with six points. She was also World Champion in 1981, and silver medalist in 1978. She was European Indoor Champion in 1981 and won the bronze medal at the 1984 Europeans. She won 103 international caps (including 11 indoor) between 1978-84.

Domestically, Lingnau played with RTHC Bayer Leverkusen. In 1982, 1984, and 1985, she helped Leverkusen win the German Championship and in 1981-82, 1984 and 1987 to also win the German Indoor Championship. By profession, Lignau became a graduated sports teacher and field hockey coach at THC Rot-Weiss Bergisch Gladbach.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1984 Summer Olympics Hockey FRG Corinna Lingnau
Hockey, Women (Olympic) West Germany 2 Silver