Gabriele Zeilinger

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameGabriele Adelheid Maria Leopoldine•Zeilinger
Used nameGabriele•Zeilinger
Born15 November 1917
Died6 July 2011
AffiliationsWiener Fechtclub, Wien (AUT)
NOC Austria


At the Austrian Fencing Championships, Gabriele Zeilinger finished second (1947) and third (1948, 1949) in individual foil. In the team foil event, she was Austrian champion three years in succession, 1950-52. At the 1948 London Olympics she was eliminated in the second round of four in the women’s individual foil event.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1948 Summer Olympics Fencing AUT Gabriele Zeilinger
Foil, Individual, Women (Olympic) 6 p1 r2/4