April 21 1960
Stefanie "Steffi" Kraker (born April 21, 1960 in Leipzig, Saxony) is a retired East German gymnast. She represented East Germany at the 1976 and 1980 Summer Olympics.
Kraker originally made the GDR National Team in 1976, the same year she was selected to represent East Germany at the Summer Olympics in Montreal. In Montreal Kraker helped her team win a bronze medal in the team competition. By 1977 Kraker was a major member of the GDR team and won the East German all-around national title. Later that year she won a bronze medal on uneven bars at the European Championships. In 1978 she attended the World Championships in Strasbourg where she won bronze medals in both the team event and on vault. She repeated this accomplishment at the 1979 World Championships in Forth Worth. Kraker was selected for the 1980 East German Olympic team. At the Games in Moscow she helped the East German team win a bronze medal in the team event. She also won a silver medal on vault and a bronze medal on the uneven bars. Kraker's last major international competition was the 1981 World Championships in Moscow. Here she won two more bronze medals, one in the team event and another on vault.
Kraker is currently a practicing psychologist in her hometown of Leipzig.
|1975||GDR National Championships||4||3rd|
|1976||GDR National Championships||6||2nd|
|Montreal Olympic Games||3rd|
|1977||GDR National Championships||1st|
|Oviedo World Cup Final||2nd||5||3rd||2nd||2nd|
|Prague European Championships||9||4||3rd||5|
|1978||GDR National Championships||4|
|São Paulo World Cup Final||5||1st||7||6|
|Strasbourg World Championship||3rd||7||3rd||6|
|1979||GDR National Championships||4||7||2nd||3rd||5|
|Tokyo World Cup Final||5||4||1st||4|
|Forth Worth World Championships||3rd||7||3rd||4|
|1980||GDR National Championships||1st||2nd|
|Toronto World Cup Final||3rd||2nd|
|Moscow Olympic Games||3rd||8||2nd||3rd|
|1981||GDR National Championships||4|
|Moscow World Championships||3rd||9||3rd|