Melanie Paschke

Melanie Paschke ( born June 29, 1970 in Braunschweig) is a former German track and field athlete.

Their disciplines were the 100, 200 meters and the relay. From 1984 to 1995 she launched the LG Braunschweig ( Braunschweig MTV ), 1996 saw a change to the TV Wattenscheid 01 it achieved many national and international success. At the Olympic Games in Atlanta in 1996 she missed both 100 and 200 meters to the final. After a maternity leave (2000, their first daughter was born ) she managed a comeback, and they won with the German relay gold at the IAAF 2001 World Championships in Edmonton. In 2003, she ended her career.

At a size of 1.68 m, they had a competition weight of 54 kg. His partner is the former triple jumper André Ernst, who also acted as her coach. With him, she has two daughters, now living in Bochum and caring for children and youth athletics groups.


  • 2001 Third in the German indoor championships World Champion with the 4 x 100 - meter relay
  • 2002 German indoor champion European Championships - Second in the relay