Friedel Overwien

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameFriedrich Josef "Friedel"•Overwien
Used nameFriedel•Overwien
Born27 September 1922 in Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
Died10 July 2001 in Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
AffiliationsTVG Steele 1863, Essen (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality West Germany


West German gymnast Friedel Overwien participated at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics. He finished fourth in the all-around team event and finished 48th in the all-around individual competition. In 1956 Overwien was the German all-round champion.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1952 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) GER FRG Friedel Overwien
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) =48
Floor Exercise, Men (Olympic) 121
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) =44
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) =40
Horizontal Bar, Men (Olympic) =56
Rings, Men (Olympic) =45
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) =15