Barbara Schwarzfeldt

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameBarbara•Schwarzfeldt
Used nameBarbara•Schwarzfeldt
Born8 May 1957 in Krefeld, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
Measurements167 cm / 60 kg
AffiliationsSVW 05, Würzburg (GER)
NOC West Germany


West German Barbara Schwarzfeldt competed in the 800 m freestyle at the 1972 München Olympics, but was eliminated in the heats. However, in 1974, she won a bronze medal at the European Championships in Vienna in the 200 m butterfly. She was subsequently awarded the Silver Bay Leaf, Germany’s highest sports award. Schwarzfeldt won five national titles: 200 m freestyle in 1974, 400 m freestyle 1976, 200 m butterfly 1974-75, and 400 m individual medley in 1976.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) FRG Barbara Schwarzfeldt
800 metres Freestyle, Women (Olympic) 11

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