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Barbara Wieck

Full name: Barbara Wieck (-Kische)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 119 lbs (54 kg)
Born: February 26, 1951 in Koserow, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Affiliations: SC Empor Rostock, Rostock (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Wife (divorced) of Gerd Kische.


Middle-distance runner Barbara Wieck married soccer Olympic Champion [Gerd Kische] but they later divorced. She won the European Indoors in 1969 and placed third at the European Cup in 1970. Nationally she was East German Champion both outdoors and indoors, setting a new indoor world record (2:05.3) in the 800. She was eliminated in the heats at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. By profession Wieck was a sports physician.

Personal Best: 800 – 2:02.7 (1969).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 17 Ciudad de México Athletics Women's 800 metres East Germany GDR 5 h2 r1/3

Women's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1968 Summer 17 Ciudad de México Athletics East Germany Round One Heat Two 5 2:08.5 2:08.18
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