FANDOM



Melanie Seeger (born 8 January 1977 in Brandenburg an der Havel) is a German race walker. She has represented Germany at the Summer Olympics on two occasions (2004 and 2008). She has also competed at the IAAF World Championships in Athletics on four occasions and walked at four consecutive editions of the European Athletics Championships.

She holds the German record for the indoor 3000 m walk.[1]

She took time away from athletics in 2009 to give birth to her first child, Helena. She returned to competition in 2010 and she had the best championship performance of her career at the2010 European Athletics Championships, finishing fourth in the 20 kilometres race walk behind a Russian sweep of medallists.[2]

Achievements[edit]Edit

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary DNF 10 km
1999 World Championships SevilleSpain 33rd 20 km
2000 European Race Walking Cup EisenhüttenstadtGermany 34th 20 km
2001 European Race Walking Cup DudinceSlovakia 15th 20 km
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 7th 20 km
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 14th 20 km
2003 World Championships Paris, France 8th 20 km
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 5th 20 km
World Race Walking Cup NaumburgGermany 9th 20 km
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 11th 20 km
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 10th 20 km
2007 World Championships OsakaJapan 14th 20 km
2008 World Race Walking Cup CheboksaryRussia 15th 20 km
Olympic Games BeijingPR China 22nd 20 km
2010 European Championships BarcelonaSpain 4th 20 km
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.