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Olympic medal record
Women's athletics
Representing  East Germany
Gold medal – first place 1976 Montreal 4 × 400 m
Bronze medal – third place 1976 Montreal 400 m

Ellen Streidt (née Stropahl later Wendland, born 27 July 1952 in Wittstock, Bezirk Potsdam) is a retired East German sprinter who specialised in the 200 metres and 400 metres.

At the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, she finished fourth in the 200m final, just one one-hundredth of a second behind bronze medallist Irena Szwesinska. At the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, she won the bronze medal in the 400 metres and a gold medal in the 4 × 400 metres with her teammates Brigitte Rohde, Christina Brehmer and Doris Maletzki.[1]


Year Tournament Venue Result Event Time
1971 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 7th 200 m
2nd 4 × 100 m relay
1972 Olympic Games Munich, West Germany 4th 200 m 22.75
1973 Universiade Moscow, Soviet Union 3rd 100 m 11.63
3rd 200 m 22.73
3rd 4 × 100 m relay 44.44
1974 European Championships Rome, Italy 2nd 400 m
1st 4 × 400 m relay
1976 Olympic Games Montreal, Canada 3rd 400 m 50.55
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:19.23