Stephanie Graf


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Noun1.Stephanie Graf - German tennis player who won seven women's singles titles at Wimbledon (born in 1969)
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While Austria is a major force in winter sports, the last track and field athlete to win an Olympic medal was runner Stephanie Graf, who came in second in the 800-metre race in Sydney.
She also won the Olympic 800m bronze behind the Mozambique star and Austria's Stephanie Graf in Sydney four years ago.
It wasn't that she was outstanding because the quality of opposition was inferior: Maria has excelled in an age of excellence itself with the blonde bombshell Jolanda Ceplak, her own close colleague Kelly Holmes, the formidable Stephanie Graf, as well as Mina Ait Hammou and Natalya Khruschchelyova, striving to hustle her hegemony.
Holmes had seen her medal chances boosted when Austria's Olympic and world silver medallist Stephanie Graf pulled out after bizarrely cutting her foot when a bottle of mineral water fell on it.
Holmes saw her medal chances boosted when Austria's Olympic and world silver medallist Stephanie Graf pulled out after bizarrely cutting her foot when a bottle of mineral water fell on it.
Austria's former European champion Stephanie Graf took over in the final 150m to win in 1:59.75 with Fenn, who was slowing down to reserve energy, third.
Fenn, 28, a confident mid-race leader, coped admirably with the task, although over the last 200 metres she found the finishing strength of Stephanie Graf and Mayte Martinez difficult to match.
Those two are Stephanie Graf of Austria and Jolanda Ceplak of Slovenia.
Hayley Tullett faces the toughest test as she is likely to come up against Austrian golden girl Stephanie Graf.
Apart from Feofanova, there were two other UK Allcomers records, with Stephanie Graf and Shawn Crawford impressing in the women's 800m and men's 200m respectively.
With 200m remaining, world silver medallist Stephanie Graf seemed out of contention as Holmes battled it out with pre-race favourite and world champion Maria Mutola.
Mozambique's Maria Mutola won the world title in 1m 57.20s after edging ahead of bitter rival Stephanie Graf of Austria on the line.