Carola Dombeck

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameCarola•Dombeck
Used nameCarola•Dombeck
Born25 June 1960 in Merseburg, Sachsen-Anhalt (GER)
Measurements159 cm / 44 kg
AffiliationsSV Halle, Halle (Saale) (GER)
NOC East Germany
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 1
Total 2


Carola Dombeck won an all-around bronze medal with the East German female gymnastics team at the 1976 Montréal Olympics. She also qualified for the horse vault final and earned a joint-silver medal, tying with the famous Soviet Russian gymnast Lyudmila Turishcheva. Dombeck also placed 33rd in the individual all-around. The same year she also won the national title in the horse vault. She later became a graduated sports teacher and worked with the Institute for Teacher Education at Halle.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) GDR Carola Dombeck
Individual All-Around, Women (Olympic) 33 r1/2
Team All-Around, Women (Olympic) East Germany 3 Bronze
Floor Exercise, Women (Olympic) =24 r1/1
Horse Vault, Women (Olympic) =2 Silver
Uneven Bars, Women (Olympic) =30 r1/1
Balance Beam, Women (Olympic) =72 r1/1