Full name: Gisela WeiÃ (-Engelhardt)
Height: 5-4.5 (165 cm)
Weight: 134 lbs (61 kg)
Born: October 16, 1943 in ÄeskÃ¡ Kamenice, ÃsteckÃ½ kraj, Czech Republic
Affiliations: SC DHfK, Leipzig (GER)
Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)
Swimmer Gisela WeiÃ won a bronze medal at the 1960 Roma Summer Games with the 4x100 freestyle Unified German relay team. She also participated in the 400 freestyle event, but failed to reach the final. In 1961 she won the East German national title in the 400 freestyle. From 1959-61 she won six relay titles with her home club SC DHfK Leipzig, in both the 4x100 freestyle and the 4x100 medley.
WeiÃ, whose father was killed in action during World War II, later studied medicine and became a doctor. She married non-Olympian swimmer Karl-Heinz Engelhardt. Until German reunification, WeiÃ worked as a sports doctor at the Childrenâs and Youth Sport School in Leipzig, and after reunification worked in a rehabilitation clinic.
|1960 Summer||16||Roma||Swimming||Women's 400 metres Freestyle||Germany||GER||4 h1 r1/2|
|1960 Summer||16||Roma||Swimming||Women's 4 Ã 100 metres Freestyle Relay||Germany||GER||3||Bronze|
|1960 Summer||16||Roma||Swimming||Germany||Round One||Heat One||4||5:08.6||1:10.7||5||2:30.2||5||3:49.6||4||1:19.5 (4)||1:19.4 (4)||1:19.0 (4)|
|1960 Summer||16||Roma||Swimming||Germany||GER||Round One||Heat Two||3||1:06.7||3:18.8||=2|