Barbara Mueller

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameBarbara Ann•Mueller
Used nameBarbara•Mueller
Born23 May 1933 in Chicago, Illinois (USA)
Measurements170 cm / 57 kg
AffiliationsChicago Comets
NOC United States


Barbara Mueller started running track with the Mayor Daley Youth Foundation in Chicago. She competed in the hurdles at the 1955 and 1959 Pan-American Games. Mueller was AAU Champion in the pentathlon in 1955-56, and won the 1956 Olympic Trials in the hurdles. She attended DePaul University and later became a school teacher.

Personal Best: 80mH – 11.5 (1959).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Barbara Mueller
80 metres Hurdles, Women (Olympic) 4 h1 r1/3
4 × 100 metres Relay, Women (Olympic) United States DNS