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Christiane Lanzke

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameChristiane•Lanzke
Used nameChristiane•Lanzke
Born15 March 1947 in Potsdam, Brandenburg (GER)
Died2005 in Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (GER)
Measurements156 cm / 50 kg
AffiliationsSC Empor Rostock, Rostock (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality East Germany


Christiane Lanzke was an East German diver who took part in the 1964 Tokyo Olympics with the mixed German team. She finished 5th on platform and 10th on springboard . In 1966 she retired due to a shoulder injury. After her sports career she became one of the best known actors in the former GDR. After reunification she worked in the Potsdam-based cabaret Obelisk but struggled in the combined Germany, and later drowned herself in the Baltic Sea near Rostock in 2005.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1964 Summer Olympics Diving (Aquatics) GER GDR Christiane Lanzke
Springboard, Women (Olympic) 10
Platform, Women (Olympic) 5

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