Brigitte Schuchardt

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameBrigitte•Schuchardt
Used nameBrigitte•Schuchardt
Born28 March 1955 in Jena, Thüringen (GER)
Measurements165 cm / 52 kg
AffiliationsSC Turbine Erfurt, Erfurt (GER)
NOC East Germany


Brigitte Schuchardt was an East German swimmer who won a bronze medal in the 100 m breaststroke at the 1973 World Championships. She also won gold and silver medals in the 4x100 medley relay and the 400 m individual medley, respectively, at the 1970 European Championships. Schuchardt also competed at the 1972 München Olympics in three individual events but did not reach the finals of any of them. In 1970 and in 1972 she won both breaststroke titles at the East German nationals, also winning the 100 m breaststroke in 1969.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) GDR Brigitte Schuchardt
100 metres Breaststroke, Women (Olympic) 17
200 metres Breaststroke, Women (Olympic) 28
200 metres Individual Medley, Women (Olympic) 16
4 × 100 metres Medley Relay, Women (Olympic) East Germany DNS

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