At a glance

13 Aug 1959 Chemnitz, Germany
173 cm / 59 kg 5'8'' / 129 pounds
Female

Sabine Becker twice narrowly missed out on a medal in the World Junior Championships, finishing fourth in both 1978 and 1979. She excelled in the longer women's distances (1500 m and 3000 m), winning titles in these events in the 1980 East German Championships. Due to health reasons, she only competed with the seniors for one season, placing 5th in the World Allround Championships, and winning Olympic medals in the 1500 and 3000 in Lake Placid. She then turned to her music studies. In 1986, she failed to return from a private visit to West Berlin, and gained West German...

Sabine in numbers

1
Olympics
Olympics
2
medals
Gold medal: Silver medal:1 Bronze medal:1
  • Lake Placid
    Lake Placid 1980
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Lake Placid
    Lake Placid 1980
    • 3 Bronze medal
      Speed Skating
      1,500 metres
    • 2 Silver medal
      Speed Skating
      3,000 metres

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