Wolfgang Sieber

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameWolfgang•Sieber
Used nameWolfgang•Sieber
Born3 September 1937 in Saalfeld/Saale, Thüringen (GER)
Measurements171 cm / 60 kg
AffiliationsSC Rotation Leipzig, Leipzig (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality East Germany


Wolfgang Sieber from Leipzig in East Germany qualified for the 1960 Roma Summer Olympics, but was eliminated in the preliminaries of the 200 butterfly. In 1962 he won a bronze medal at the Europeans in his hometown. Domestically he won the national titles in the same event from 1957-59 and 1961. He also won five relay titles with his home club SC Rotation Leipzig in the 4x200 butterfly 1958-60, and 4x100 medley in 1957-58. He later regularly competed successfully in international senior swimming events.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1960 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) GER GDR Wolfgang Sieber
200 metres Butterfly, Men (Olympic) 19

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