Marion Kische

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameMarion•Kische (-Wellner)
Used nameMarion•Kische
Born30 March 1958 in Dresden, Sachsen (GER)
Measurements159 cm / 47 kg
AffiliationsSC Leipzig, Leipzig (GER)
NOC East Germany
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1


Marion Kische won an all-around bronze medal with the East German female gymnastics team at the 1976 Montréal Olympics. She also qualified for the finals in the floor exercise, finishing fifth, and in the uneven bars, where she finished an unfortunate fourth. In the individual all-around Kische placed eighth. Nationally, she earned two individual titles. She became a graduated psychologist and raised four children.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) GDR Marion Kische
Individual All-Around, Women (Olympic) 8
Team All-Around, Women (Olympic) East Germany 3 Bronze
Floor Exercise, Women (Olympic) 5
Horse Vault, Women (Olympic) =13 r1/1
Uneven Bars, Women (Olympic) 4
Balance Beam, Women (Olympic) =16 r1/1