Evelyn Stolze

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameEvelyn•Stolze (-Rund)
Used nameEvelyn•Stolze
Born8 January 1954 in Erfurt, Thüringen (GER)
Measurements164 cm / 58 kg
AffiliationsSC Dynamo Berlin, Ost-Berlin (GER)
NOC East Germany


Swimmer Evelyn Stolze burst onto the scene at the 1970 Barcelona Europeans. She then won the 400 m individual medley setting a new European record. Stolze also won the silver medal in the 200 m individual medley, and the bronze medal in the 200 m butterfly. At the 1972 München Olympics she finished fifth and sixth in the 400 and 200 m individual medleys, respectively. She retired directly after the München games.

Stolze studied medicine, becoming a dermatology specialist. After re-unification she founded her own practice in Berlin. She married water polo player Peter Rund, and they raised a daughter, Cathleen, also a world class swimmer.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) GDR Evelyn Stolze
200 metres Individual Medley, Women (Olympic) 6
400 metres Individual Medley, Women (Olympic) 5

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