Burglinde Pollak

Burglinde Pollak
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Burglinde Pollak in 1970
Personal information
Born 10 June 1951 (1951-06-10) (age 70)
Alt-Plötzin, East Germany
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 78 kg (172 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Pentathlon
Club ASK Vorwärts Potsdam
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 4932 (1973)
4707 (1980)

Burglinde Pollak (later Grimm, born 10 June 1951) is a retired German pentathlete. She won bronze medals at the 1972 and 1976 Olympics and finished sixth in 1980.[1] At the European championships she won three silver medals, in 1971, 1974 and 1978. Pollak set three world records, in 1970, 1972 and 1973.[2] After retiring from competitions she worked as a physiotherapist at her own clinic.[3]

References

  1. ^ Burglinde Pollak. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Women, Pentathlon > World Records Progression. trackfield.brinkster.net
  3. ^ Hans Groschupp (10 June 2011) "Die ewige Weltrekordlerin", Märkische Allgemeine


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