The German Sprinter is our first feature for track beauty of the week. Besides a new section of our site dedicated to Female Track and Field athletes from around the world.
So the 23-year-old is a sprinter/hurdler with best times of 11.32 in the 100 and 13.41 in the 100 Hurdles. And the tall muscular German girl stands at 1.81m, almost 6 feet tall, and weighs 70kg. Besides in 2018, Burghardt decided to focus on the 100 and 200. She set a new 200 PB of 23.57 at Claremont on 23 April.
Probably one of her highest achievements was competing in the 4×100 at the World Championships in Beijing finishing a credible 5th place.
While Focusing on the Hurdles as a junior. At 17 Burghardt won gold at the European Championships in the 4×100. Also the following year (2012) she took silver in the World Juniors in the 4×100 in Barcelona. While at the European U20 Champs in 2015 Estonia she took silver in the 100m in 11.54 and Gold in the 4×100.
Also more recently in 2017. Burghardt was part of the Gold-winning German squad in the 4×100 at the World Relay Championships in Nassau, Bahamas.
Burghardt runs for the German Club MTG Manheim. She is coached by
Valerij Bauer and Angela Salzinger.
- Alexandra Burghardt.instagram
Andrew is an ATFS Statiscian in Athletics with a wide range of knowledge in measurable sports. He has worked as a PSC Consultant and Research Assistant from 2013-2015, Consultant and Sprint Coach at Zamboanga Sports Academy from 2015-2017. And is current editor and chief of Pinoyathletics.info, and has recently done consultancy work for Ayala Corp evaluating the Track and Field Program. Currently, he is coaches Sprints, Middle and Jump events he is working towards his Level 3 Athletics Australia Coaching Certification in Sprints and Hurdles.
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