Karin Tülling

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameKarin•Tülling
Used nameKarin•Tülling
Born19 April 1955 in Putbus, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (GER)
Measurements173 cm / 61 kg
AffiliationsSC Empor Rostock, Rostock (GER)
NOC East Germany


After winning the bronze medal at the 1970 Barcelona Europeans in the 400 m freestyle, swimmer Karin Tülling was nominated for the 1972 München Games. In 1970, she also won East German titles in the 200 and 400 m freestyles. In 1971, Tülling added the 800 freestyle championship. She then started in München in the 200, 400 and 800 m freestyles. Over 200 m she finished eighth and last in the final, while in the other two events she was eliminated in the heats.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) GDR Karin Tülling
200 metres Freestyle, Women (Olympic) 8
400 metres Freestyle, Women (Olympic) 9
800 metres Freestyle, Women (Olympic) 14

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