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Elfriede von Nitzsch

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameElfriede•von Nitzsch (Brunemann-)
Used nameElfriede•von Nitzsch
Born26 January 1920 in Ilmenau, Thüringen (GER)
Died29 October 2011 in Celle, Niedersachsen (GER)
Measurements168 cm / 56 kg
AffiliationsTKH, Hannover (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality West Germany


Long jumper Elfriede von Nitzsch finished 14th at the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games. She participated in five international matches and was West German long jump champion in 1943, 1946-47, and 1949, also winning the 1946 pentathlon. Her husband non-Olympian Klaus von Nitzsch was runner-up in the 1949 decathlon at the German nationals.

Personal Best: LJ – 6.21 (1949).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1952 Summer Olympics Athletics GER FRG Elfriede von Nitzsch
4 × 100 metres Relay, Women (Olympic) Unified Team of Germany DNS
Long Jump, Women (Olympic) 14