Meaning of Franka
In czech meaning is : Free WomanSee also in Polish
Franka Name Origin
Your Opinion About Franka Name
Famous Name Franka
is a German discus thrower best known for winning gold medals at three World Championships in Athletics. She won the 1998 European Championships and 1999 World Championships, but did not return to the international podium until her win at the 2005 World Championships. At the age of 39 she won her third world championship title in 2007 in Osaka. This victory makes her the oldest athlete ever to win a gold medal in an athletic world championship. After spending a year away from the field due to health problems, she returned to competition at the Wiesbaden meet. She finished in second place with 61.49Â metres, remaining focused on defending her discus World Champion at the Berlin World Championships.