Diane Giebel

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Diane Giebel
Personal information
Full name Diane Jean Giebel
National team  United States
Born (1953-02-19) February 19, 1953 (age 63)
Camden, New Jersey
Height 5 ft 2 in (1.57 m)
Weight 119 lb (54 kg)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Butterfly
Club Los Angeles Athletic Club
College team Glassboro State College

Diane Jean Giebel (born February 19, 1953), also known by her married name Diane Nuess, is an American former competition swimmer. Giebel represented the United States as a 15-year-old at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City.[1] She competed in the women's 200-meter butterfly, and finished sixth overall in the event final with a time of 2:31.7.[1][2]

After graduating from high school, Giebel attended Glassboro State College (now Rowan University) in Glassboro, New Jersey, where she swam for the Glassboro State Profs in Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW) competition from 1973 to 1975. She graduated from Glassboro State with a bachelor's degree in special education in 1975.[3]

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  1. ^ a b Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Diane Giebel. Retrieved October 21, 2012.
  2. ^ Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Swimming at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games, Women's 200 metres Butterfly Final. Retrieved August 1, 2014.
  3. ^ RowanAthletics.com, RU-GSC Athletic Hall of Fame, Diane Giebel. Retrieved August 1, 2014.