Brigitte Mertz

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameBrigitte•Mertz
Used nameBrigitte•Mertz
Born1 January 1957 in Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (GER)
Measurements168 cm / 54 kg
AffiliationsSC Empor Rostock, Rostock (GER)
NOC East Germany


East German swimmer Brigitte Mertz attended the 1972 München Olympics in West Germany. She was eliminated in the heats of the 200 m butterfly. Mertz qualified for the games with her only podium at East German nationals, a bronze medal over 200 m butterfly in 1972.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) GDR Brigitte Mertz
200 metres Butterfly, Women (Olympic) 10