Thomas Schröder (born 23 August 1962 in Waren, Bezirk Neubrandenburg) is a retired East German sprinter who specialized in the 100 and 200 metres.
He won the 100 m at the 1979 European Junior Championships, and at the following European Junior Championships in 1981 he won gold medals in both 100 m, 200 m and 4 x 100 metres relay.
He competed at the 1982 European Championships and the 1983 World Championships, without reaching the finals, although the 1983 World Championships relay team (Andreas Knebel, Thomas Schröder, Jens Hubler, Frank Emmelmann) finished fourth in the final. At the 1986 European Championships he finished fourth in both the 100 metres and the 200 metres, while in the 4 x 100 metres relay he won a silver medal with teammates Steffen Bringmann, Olaf Prenzler and Frank Emmelmann.
Schröder represented the sports team SC Neubrandenburg and became East German 100 m champion in 1983, 1984 and 1986 and 200 m champion in 1986.
His personal best time over 100 m was 10.10 seconds, achieved in June 1986 in Jena. This ranks him third among German 100 m sprinters, behind Julian Reus with 10.01 seconds in 2016 and Frank Emmelmann who ran 10.06 seconds in 1985.
Allan Wipper Wells is a Scottish former track and field sprinter who became the 100 metres Olympic champion at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. Within a fortnight of that, he also took on and beat America's best sprinters at an invitational meeting in Koblenz. In 1981, Wells was both the IAAF Golden Sprints and IAAF World Cup gold medallist. He is also a three-time European Cup gold medallist among many other sprint successes.
Petra Schersing is a retired East German sprinter who specialised in the 400 metres. She represented sports club SC Chemie Halle and was coached by Harold Werner. At the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, she won a silver medal in the 400 metres and a bronze medal in the 4×400 metres relay.
Tobias Benjamin Unger is a retired German track and field athlete who competed in sprints.
Dagmar Neubauer is a retired German sprinter who specialized in the 400 metres.
Sabine Busch is a retired East German athlete, who specialised in the 400 metres and the 400 metres hurdles. In 1987, she became the World Champion at 400 m hurdles and the World Indoor Champion at 400 m.
Norbert Dobeleit is a German television personality and retired athlete. During his active career he represented West Germany and specialized in the 200 and 400 metres.
Michael Anthony McFarlane OBE is a retired British athlete who competed mainly in the 100 metres and 200 metres. He won an Olympic silver medal in the 4×100 metres relay at the 1988 Seoul Olympics. He was the 200 m gold medallist at the 1982 Commonwealth Games and a 60 metres gold medallist at the 1985 European Athletics Indoor Championships. McFarlane won two further sprint medals at the 1986 Commonwealth Games.
Ralf Lübke is a retired West German athlete who specialized in the 200 metres.
Jürgen Evers is a retired West German sprinter who specialized in the 200 metres.
Christian Haas is a retired West German sprinter who specialized in the 100 metres.
Steffen Bringmann is a retired East German sprinter who specialized in the 100 metres.
Olaf Prenzler is an East German former sprinter who specialised in the 100 and 200 metres.
Frank Emmelmann is a retired East German sprinter who specialized in the 100 and 200 metres.
Jens Hübler is a retired East German sprinter who specialized in the 100 and 200 metres.
Erwin Richard Skamrahl is a retired German track and field athlete who competed in the 200 and 400 metres.
Monika Hamann is a retired East German sprinter who specialized in the 100 and 200m. She represented the sports team SC Neubrandenburg.
Sebastian Ernst is a German sprinter who specializes in the 200 metres. His personal best time is 20.36 seconds, achieved during the heats at the 2004 Summer Olympics. This ranks him third among German 200m sprinters, only behind Tobias Unger and Frank Emmelmann. Ernst has represented the sports team TV Wattenscheid 01 and Schalke 04 domestically.
Robert Cameron Sharp is a Scottish former sprinter. In 1978 he won a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in Edmonton in the 4 × 100 m relay alongside David Jenkins, Allan Wells, and Drew McMaster. He went on to compete in the 1982 Brisbane Commonwealth Games picking up three bronze medals, in the 100 metres, 200 metres, and 4x100 metres relay.
Manuela Derr, married Rödel is a retired East German sprinter who specialized in the 400 metres. She was banned from competing for doping in 1992.
Christian Blum is a German track and field sprinter who specialises in the 100 metres and 60 metres. He holds personal bests of 10.20 seconds and 6.56 seconds for those events. He was the 60 m silver medallist at the European Athletics Indoor Championships in 2015. He has also won medals with the 4×100 metres relay team. He is a five-time German champion over 60 m.