Brigitte Kiesler

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameBrigitte Helene•Kiesler (Kärst-)
Used nameBrigitte•Kiesler
Born15 August 1924 in Ludwigslust, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (GER)
Died10 May 2013 in Grass Valley, California (USA)
Measurements157 cm / 52 kg
AffiliationsBTG 1848, Bielefeld (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality West Germany


West German gymnast Brigitte Kiesler participated at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics. She finished fourth in the portable apparatus team event, fifth in the all-around team event, and was 80th in the individual all-around competition. In 1957 she immigrated with her family to the United States.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1952 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) GER FRG Brigitte Kiesler
Individual All-Around, Women (Olympic) 80
Team All-Around, Women (Olympic) Unified Team of Germany 5
Team Portable Apparatus, Women (Olympic) Unified Team of Germany 4
Floor Exercise, Women (Olympic) =73
Horse Vault, Women (Olympic) =27
Uneven Bars, Women (Olympic) =63
Balance Beam, Women (Olympic) 122