Barbara Göbel

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Barbara Göbel
Barbara Göbel 1960.jpg
Barbara Göbel in 1960
Personal information
Born (1943-04-08) 8 April 1943 (age 76)
Jena, Germany
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight66 kg (146 lb)
ClubTus Jena

Barbara Göbel (born 8 April 1943) is a German former swimmer who won a bronze medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics in the 200 m breaststroke event.[1]

At the 1962 European Aquatics Championships, she won a gold medal in the 4 × 100 m medley relay, setting the new world record. For this achievement, the relay team members were named German Sportspersonalities of the Year in the team category in 1962.[2]


  1. ^ "Barbara Göbel". sports-reference. Retrieved 4 May 2012.
  2. ^ Mannschaften des Jahres seit 1947 Archived 1 January 2013 at the Wayback Machine.