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Ingrid Künzel

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameIngrid•Künzel (-Reinhardt)
Used nameIngrid•Künzel
Born29 January 1938 in Darmstadt, Hessen (GER)
AffiliationsDSW 1912, Darmstadt (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality West Germany


Freestyle swimmer Ingrid Künzel came in fourth with the 4x100 freestyle relay in 1956 at the Melbourne Olympics. She was also eliminated in the heats of the 400 freestyle. She claimed 10 West German Championships between 1954 and 1963, and set 16 German records. She later married German hurdler and decathlete Lutz Reinhardt, whose brothers Gerd and Wolf were also nationally successful decathletes.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1956 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) GER FRG Ingrid Künzel
400 metres Freestyle, Women (Olympic) 14
4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay, Women (Olympic) Unified Team of Germany 4