Her disciplines were the 100, 200 meters and the relay. From 1984 to 1995 she started for LG Braunschweig ( MTV Braunschweig ), in 1996 she switched to TV Wattenscheid 01 . She achieved many national and international successes. At the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta , she missed the finals in both the 100 and 200 meters. After a baby break (her first daughter was born in 2000) she made a comeback and won gold with the German relay at the 2001 World Championships in Edmonton . In 2003 she ended her career.
With a height of 1.68 m, she had a competition weight of 54 kg. Her partner is the former triple jumper André Ernst , who also worked as her trainer. She has two daughters with him, now lives in Bochum and looks after athletics groups for children and young people.
- Melanie Paschke in the database of World Athletics (English)
- Melanie Paschke in the Sports-Reference database (English; archived from the original )
- Alexander Pochert: What does ... actually? Melanie Paschke . Leichtathletik.de, October 19, 2007 (accessed on August 23, 2009)
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German sprinter|
|DATE OF BIRTH||June 29, 1970|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Braunschweig|