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Monika Zernicek

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameMonika•Zernicek (-Büttner)
Used nameMonika•Zernicek
Born18 October 1954 in Berlin, Berlin (GER)
Measurements170 cm / 64 kg
AffiliationsSC Dynamo Berlin, Ost-Berlin (GER)
NOC East Germany

Biography

Monika Zernicek was an East German speed skater who competed in the 1976 Winter Olympics at Innsbruck. She placed outside the medal rankings, finishing 12th in the 1,000 metres. In 1974 she won her only East German national title, capturing the sprint all-round. She later married Olympic wrestler Harald Büttner.

Personal Bests: 500 – 43.8 (1976); 1000 – 1:25.5 (1976); 1500 – 2:14.6 (1976); 3000 – 4:41.3 (1976); 5000 – 8:42.6 (1976).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) GDR Monika Zernicek
1,000 metres, Women (Olympic) 12

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