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Gabriele Löwe

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameGabriele•Löwe (Kotte-)
Used nameGabriele•Löwe
Born12 December 1958 in Dresden, Sachsen (GER)
Measurements172 cm / 60 kg
AffiliationsSC Einheit Dresden, Dresden (GER)
NOC East Germany

Biography

Gabriele Löwe, a 400 metre runner, earned a silver medal with the 4×400 relay at the 1980 Moskva Olympics. She also reached the final of the 400, placing sixth. In the 1600 relay, Löwe (under her maiden name Kotte) also won both the World Cup and European Cup in 1979, winning her only East German title in the 400 that year, shared with Christina Brehmer. She was educated as an economic assistant. Her husband was non-Olympian javelin thrower Rainer Löwe.

Personal Best: 400 – 50.70 (1979).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1980 Summer Olympics Athletics GDR Gabriele Löwe
400 metres, Women (Olympic) 6
4 × 400 metres Relay, Women (Olympic) East Germany 2 Silver