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Johanna Schaller

Johanna Schaller

Johanna Schaller married Klier (born 13 September 1952 in Artern, Bezirk Halle, East Germany) is a retired hurdler and Olympic gold medallist.

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She won the gold medal at the 1976 Summer Olympics and the silver medal four years later in Moscow, both in the 100 hurdles.

In 1976-78, and 1980 she was East German champion, also winning indoors in 1978 in the 60 hurdles. At the 1977 World Cup Schaller was runner-up, but she won gold at the 1978 European Championships in the high hurdles, adding a bronze with the sprint relay. She also won the 1977 European Cup and the 1978 European Indoors over 60 hurdles.

Schaller-Klier was educated as a sports teacher and worked at the Pedagogical University of Erfurt / Mulhousen. After German reunification she moved to Landessportbund, Thuringia and worked in the youth department.


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