Helga Koch

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHelga E.•Koch (-Würtz)
Used nameHelga•Koch
Born3 January 1942 in Offenbach am Main, Hessen (GER)
Measurements170 cm / 59 kg
AffiliationsFC Offenbach, Offenbach am Main (GER)
NOC West Germany


Helga Koch finished fifth with the West German foil team at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. She fenced for FC Offenbach. Later she studied painting at the art academy in Hamburg. Koch then became a noted painter of fencing scenes, nudes and flowers under her married name Würtz. Her father was a painter as well.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1968 Summer Olympics Fencing FRG Helga Koch
Foil, Team, Women (Olympic) West Germany 5