Sabine Kahle

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameSabine•Kahle (-Recknagel)
Used nameSabine•Kahle
Born25 June 1959 in Meiningen, Thüringen (GER)
Measurements168 cm / 62 kg
AffiliationsSC Turbine Erfurt, Erfurt (GER)
NOC East Germany


East German swimmer Sabine Kahle was a specialist for long-distance freestyle and medley events, mostly in the 400 metres. At the 1976 Montréal Olympics she reached the finals in both events and finished eighth in the 400 freestyle and fifth in the 400 individual medley. At the 1977 Jönköping Europeans she won silver medals in both the 200 and the 400 individual medley. Kahle never won an East German national title.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) GDR Sabine Kahle
400 metres Freestyle, Women (Olympic) 8
400 metres Individual Medley, Women (Olympic) 5

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