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Beate Liebich

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameBeate•Liebich (Lüdtke-, -Conrad)
Used nameBeate•Liebich
Born21 February 1958 in Malchin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (GER)
Measurements167 cm / 57 kg
AffiliationsSC Turbine Erfurt, Erfurt (GER)
NOC East Germany

Biography

Middle-distance runner Beate Liebich was eliminated in the heats of the 1,500 metres at the 1980 Moscow Olympics, but two years later she won a bronze medal at the 1982 European Indoors. In East Germany she earned three national titles with the 4x400 relay (1979), 1,500 indoor (1982), and in cross-country (1982).

Liebich married non-Olympian race walker Uwe Liebich, got divorced and they married again. Her son Martin Conrad also became a middle-distance runner and coach. Beate Liebich became a coach at the Olympic Center Potsdam and since 2012 within the Athletics Association of Hamburg. She was educated as an economic businesswoman.

Personal Best: 1500 – 3:59.9 (1980).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1980 Summer Olympics Athletics GDR Beate Liebich
1,500 metres, Women (Olympic) 6 h2 r1/2

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