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Rita Blumenberg

Full name: Rita Blumenberg (-Mensching)
Gender: Female
Born: June 23, 1936 in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany
Affiliations: EC Linde Nürnberg
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Figure Skating

Related Olympians: Wife of Werner Mensching.

Biography

West German figure skater Rita Blumenberg from Hannover finished seventh at the 1960 Squaw Valley Olympic Games, together with her partner and later husband [Werner Mensching] in the pairs event. They also placed ninth at the Worlds in 1960. At the Europeans they finished fifth (1959), eleventh (1960), fourth (1961) and ninth (1962). At the West German nationals the pair claimed a second place in 1958 and third places in 1959-62. The pair also competed at roller skating events and won the 1958 World Championships.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Winter 23 Squaw Valley Figure Skating Mixed Pairs Germany-3 GER 7

Mixed Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank
1960 Winter 23 Squaw Valley Figure Skating Germany-3 GER Werner Mensching Final Standings 7
1960 Winter 23 Squaw Valley Figure Skating Germany-3 GER Werner Mensching Final Standings Judge #1 9
1960 Winter 23 Squaw Valley Figure Skating Germany-3 GER Werner Mensching Final Standings Judge #2 7T
1960 Winter 23 Squaw Valley Figure Skating Germany-3 GER Werner Mensching Final Standings Judge #3 7
1960 Winter 23 Squaw Valley Figure Skating Germany-3 GER Werner Mensching Final Standings Judge #4 7
1960 Winter 23 Squaw Valley Figure Skating Germany-3 GER Werner Mensching Final Standings Judge #5 6T
1960 Winter 23 Squaw Valley Figure Skating Germany-3 GER Werner Mensching Final Standings Judge #6 6
1960 Winter 23 Squaw Valley Figure Skating Germany-3 GER Werner Mensching Final Standings Judge #7 10
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