Heidi Eisenschmidt

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHeidi•Eisenschmidt (-Zimmermann)
Used nameHeidi•Eisenschmidt
Born14 November 1941 in Gera, Thüringen (GER)
Measurements166 cm / 67 kg
AffiliationsSC Wismut Karl-Marx-Stadt, Chemnitz (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality East Germany


Heidi Eisenschmidt competed at the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome in the 100m butterfly but was eliminated in the heats. She won two East German national titles in the 4x100m butterfly and the 4x100m backstroke relay in 1958, and one more in the 4x100m backstroke relay in 1959. Her daughter Kathrin Zimmermann competed in swimming at the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games, winning a silver medal.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1960 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) GER GDR Heidi Eisenschmidt
100 metres Butterfly, Women (Olympic) 13

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