Petra Felke

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Birthday
30, 1959
Birthplace
Germany
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
30, 1959 (age 59)
Birthplace
Germany

About

Javelin thrower who won a gold medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.

Before Fame

She was an active youth athlete.

Trivia

She became the first woman to throw a javelin more than 80 meters.

Family Life

She was born in Saalfeld, Thuringia, East Germany.

Associated With

She won her Olympic gold when she finished just ahead of silver-medalist Fatima Whitbread.