Brigitte Roesen

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Brigitte Roesen
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European Indoor Championships
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 1972 Grenoble Long jump

Brigitte Roesen (born 18 January 1944) is a German female former track and field athlete who competed for West Germany in the long jump. Her greatest achievement was a gold medal at the 1972 European Athletics Indoor Championships, [1] which she won in a career best distance of 6.58 m (21 ft 7 in). She also competed at the 1971 European Athletics Indoor Championships, but did not win a medal. [2]

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International competitions

YearCompetitionVenuePositionEventNotes
1971 European Indoor Championships Sofia, Bulgaria7thLong jump6.20 m
1972 European Indoor Championships Grenoble, France1stLong jump6.58 m

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References

  1. European Indoor Championships. GBR Athletics. Retrieved 2018-02-04.
  2. Brigitte Roesen. Track and Field Statistics. Retrieved 2018-02-04.