Ulrike Urbansky

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Ulrike Urbansky (right) in Osaka, 2007

Ulrike Leyckes (born Ulrike Urbansky; 6 April 1977 in Jena) is a German former light athlete who specialized in the 400 metres hurdles. She competed in the Olympic Games in Sydney in 2000 and Athens in 2004, each time reaching the semi-final. Her personal best time is 54.57 seconds, achieved in July 2000 in Barcelona. She retired from competitive sport in 2009.[1]

She married decathlete Dennis Leyckes in September 2008.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Germany
1994 World Junior Championships Lisbon, Portugal 3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:36.65
1995 European Junior Championships Nyíregyháza, Hungary 2nd 400 m hurdles 57.21
1996 World Junior Championships Sydney, Australia 1st 400m hurdles 56.65
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:31.12
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 6th 400 m hurdles 55.38
World Cup Johannesburg, South Africa 1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:24.26
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 4th 4 × 400 m relay[2] 3:29.06
Universiade Palma, Spain 3rd 400 m hurdles[3] 54.93
European U23 Championships Göteborg, Sweden 2nd 400m hurdles 56.08
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:29.37
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 6th 4 × 400 m relay 3:28.39


  1. ^ "Karriereende für Hürdenläuferin Leyckes (Career end for hurdler Leyckes)". Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung. FUNKE DIGITAL GmbH. Retrieved 27 August 2014.
  2. ^ 1999 World Indoor Championships, women's 4x400 m relay final - Die Leichtatletik-Statistik-Seite
  3. ^ World Student Games (Universiade - Women) - GBR Athletics

External links

  • Ulrike Urbansky at IAAF

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