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Monika Zehrt
Monika Zehrt 1972.jpg
Monika Zehrt in 1972
Personal information
Born29 September 1952 (1952-09-29) (age 69)
Riesa, East Germany
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight56 kg (123 lb)
Event(s)400 m
ClubSC Dynamo Berlin
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)51.08 (1972)
Medal record

Monika Zehrt (later Landgraf, born 29 September 1952) is a retired East German sprinter who specialized in the 400 m. At the 1972 Olympics she won gold medals in the individual 400 m and 4 × 400 m relay, setting an Olympic and a world record, respectively. Zehrt also won relay golds at the 1971 European Championships and the 1970 and 1973 European Cup. During her career she set one world record in the 400 m and four in the 4 × 400 m. After retiring in 1974, she earned a degree in external trade and a leading position at a furniture company. She married, but then divorced Jochen Landgraf, a 400 m hurdler.[1]


  1. ^ Monika Zehrt.