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Elfriede Spiegelhauer-Uhlig

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameElfriede•Spiegelhauer-Uhlig
Used nameElfriede•Spiegelhauer-Uhlig
Born3 September 1934 in Pobershau, Marienberg, Sachsen (GER)
Died21 November 2013 in Görsdorf, Pockau-Lengefeld, Sachsen (GER)
Measurements168 cm / 65 kg
AffiliationsSC Dynamo Klingenthal, Klingenthal (GER)
NOC Germany
Ethnic nationGDR

Biography

Elfriede Uhlig from Klingenthal in East Germany finished 26th in the 10 km cross-country event and seventh in the 3x5 km relay at the 1956 Cortina d’Ampezzo Winter Olympics. Eight years later she again competed at the Innsbruck Olympics under her married name Spiegelhauer and finished 19th in the 5 km and 16th in the 10 km. Spiegelhauer-Uhlig won five East German national relay titles with SC Dynamo Klingenthal, and in 1964 was the individual 10 km champion.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1956 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) GER Elfriede Uhlig
10 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 26
3 × 5 kilometres Relay, Women (Olympic) Unified Team of Germany 7
1964 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) GER Elfriede Spiegelhauer
5 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 19
10 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 16