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Diane Giebel

Full name: Diane Jean Giebel (-Nuess)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-1.5 (157 cm)
Weight: 119 lbs (54 kg)
Born: February 19, 1953 in Camden, New Jersey, United States
Affiliations: LAAC, Los Angeles (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming


Diane Giebel was a butterflyer who was only 15-years-old at the 1968 Olympics. In 1968 she was third at the AAU Meet in the 200 fly and fourth in the 100 fly. She later attended Glassboro State University in New Jersey, where she helped the Profs win the 4x200 freestyle relay at the 1974 AIAW Meet. She earned her degree in 1975 as a teacher of the handicapped and later received a masters’ degree in administration and curriculum from Gonzaga University in 1992. Giebel, later Mrs. Nuess, became a special education teacher in Spokane. In the 1980s she served as an aquatic director at the YMCA in Santa Barbara and Encinitas, California. She also had her own business teaching swimming to infants. Giebel is a member of the Glassboro State University Hall of Fame.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 15 Ciudad de México Swimming Women's 200 metres Butterfly United States USA 6

Women's 200 metres Butterfly

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 1cT 1cR 100-200m
1968 Summer 15 Ciudad de México Swimming United States Final 6 2:31.7 1:11.1 6 1:20.6 (7)
1968 Summer 15 Ciudad de México Swimming United States Round One Heat One 1 Q/OR 2:33.0 1:11.0 1 1:22.0 (2)
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