Marlies Stegemann

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameMarie-Luise "Marlies"•Stegemann (-Burkat-)
Used nameMarlies•Stegemann
Born12 January 1951 in Wattenscheid, Bochum, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
Measurements159 cm / 54 kg
AffiliationsTV Wattenscheid, Wattenscheid, Bochum (GER)
NOC West Germany


The West German women’s gymnastics team placed ninth at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics in the team all-around event. Team member Marlies Stegemann came in 48th in the individual all-around. Domestically she won the individual all-around event in 1967 and the national title in the floor exercise in 1968 and 1970.

Annegret Stegemann, the sister of Marlies, was a substitute for the German gymnastics team in 1968. Annegret later married Werner Heimeroth, an uncle of the later football (soccer) goalkeeper Christoph Heimeroth, who played with FC Schalke 04 and Borussia Mönchengladbach in the German Bundesliga.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1968 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) FRG Marlies Stegemann
Individual All-Around, Women (Olympic) =48
Team All-Around, Women (Olympic) West Germany 9
Floor Exercise, Women (Olympic) =40 r1/2
Horse Vault, Women (Olympic) =31 r1/2
Uneven Bars, Women (Olympic) =61 r1/2
Balance Beam, Women (Olympic) =76 r1/2