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Bärbel Fuhrmann

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Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameBärbel•Fuhrmann (-von Fircks)
Used nameBärbel•Fuhrmann
Born29 March 1940 in Wrocław, Dolnośląskie (POL)
Measurements176 cm / 75 kg
AffiliationsSC Empor Rostock, Rostock (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality East Germany


Bärbel Fuhrmann from Rostock in former East Germany won a bronze medal at the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome as a member of the 4x100m medley relay team; she was eliminated in the preliminaries in 100m butterfly. From 1960-62, Fuhrmann won the East German national titles in the 100m butterfly, and in 1963 over 200m butterfly. By profession, Fuhrmann became a teacher and deputy principal at a special needs school in Rostock.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1960 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) GER GDR Bärbel Fuhrmann
100 metres Butterfly, Women (Olympic) =9
4 × 100 metres Medley Relay, Women (Olympic) Unified Team of Germany 3 Bronze

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