Helga Niemann

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHelga•Niemann
Used nameHelga•Niemann
Born7 February 1956 in Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
Measurements170 cm / 55 kg
AffiliationsSSF Bonn 1905, Bonn (GER)
NOC West Germany


Helga Niemann finished fifth in her 400 m individual medley heat at the 1972 München Olympics and was eliminated. She qualified for the Games after winning the West German title in this event a few months earlier. She also won five national relay titles with her home club SSF Bonn.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) FRG Helga Niemann
400 metres Individual Medley, Women (Olympic) 20