Full name: Annemarie Zimmermann
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 143 lbs (65 kg)
Born: June 10, 1940 in Lendersdorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: Holzheimer SG, Neuss (GER)
Country: Germany, West Germany
Medals: 2 Gold (2 Total)
Sprint canoeist Annemarie Zimmermann won two gold medals in the K2 at the 1964 Tokyo and the 1968 Mexico City Olympic Games, alongside her teammate [Roswitha Esser]. In 1964 Esser and Zimmermann were awarded the Silver Bay Leaf, the highest German sports award. They were also elected 1964 Sportswomen of the Year. They represented the mixed German team in Tokyo and West Germany in 1968.
Zimmermann also won two gold medals in 1963 with Esser, at the Worlds and the Europeans. In 1969, they won a bronze at the Europeans in the K2, and silver with the K4. Domestically the pair won West German titles in the K2 in 1962-64, and 1968-69, and Zimmermann also won the K1 in 1964. In 2013, she sold her Olympic Golds at auction for private reasons.
|1964 Summer||24||Tokyo||Canoeing||Women's Kayak Doubles, 500 metres||Germany||GER||1||Gold|
|1968 Summer||28||Ciudad de MÃ©xico||Canoeing||Women's Kayak Doubles, 500 metres||West Germany||FRG||1||Gold|
|1964 Summer||24||Tokyo||Canoeing||Germany||GER||Roswitha Esser||Final Round||1964-10-22|
|1964 Summer||24||Tokyo||Canoeing||Germany||GER||Roswitha Esser||Round One||Heat Two||1964-10-20|
|1968 Summer||28||Ciudad de MÃ©xico||Canoeing||West Germany||FRG||Roswitha Esser||Final Round||1968-10-25|
|1968 Summer||28||Ciudad de MÃ©xico||Canoeing||West Germany||FRG||Roswitha Esser||Round One||Heat One||1968-10-22|