Inge Eckel

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameInge•Eckel (-Sticher)
Used nameInge•Eckel
Born7 October 1932 in Neunkirchen, Saarland (GER)
Died23 July 2003 in Saarbrücken, Saarland (GER)
AffiliationsTuS 1860 Neunkirchen, Neunkirchen (GER)
NOC Saar


Inge Eckel was a sprinter from the Saarland, taking part in the 4×100 relay at the 1952 Helsinki Games. The relay team, with Inge Glashörster, Hilda Antes and Ursel Finger, set a Saarland national record in the heats. Eckel also participated in the 1954 European Championships in the long jump (23rd), the 100 (eliminated in round one) and 4×100 relay (fifth in second heat of round one).

Personal Best: 100 – 12.3 (1954).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Athletics SAA Inge Eckel
4 × 100 metres Relay, Women (Olympic) Saar 5 h1 r1/2