Marianne Seydel

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameMarianne•Seydel
Used nameMarianne•Seydel
Born1 April 1950 in Greiz, Thüringen (GER)
Measurements174 cm / 60 kg
AffiliationsSC Karl-Marx-Stadt, Chemnitz (GER)
NOC East Germany


Marianne Seydel was an East German swimmer who finished sixth in both the 200 and 400 IM at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. Domestically, she won the 1967 and 1968 East German titles in the 200 IM event, finishing second in the 400 IM in1968. She swam for SC Karl-Marx-Stadt (after German reunification renamed to Chemnitz).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1968 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) GDR Marianne Seydel
200 metres Individual Medley, Women (Olympic) 6
400 metres Individual Medley, Women (Olympic) 6