Frank Wiegand at the 1966 European championships
15 March 1943 |
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||70 kg (154 lb)|
|Club||SC Einheit Dresden; ASK Vorwärts Rostock|
Frank Wiegand (born 15 March 1943) is a German former swimmer, Olympic medalist and world record holder. He participated in the 1960, 1964 and 1968 Summer Olympics, winning a total of four silver medals.
He won eight medals at two European championships, in 1962 and 1966, including four gold medals in freestyle and medley events. In 1966, he also set a new world record in the 400 metres freestyle and was chosen East German German Sportspersonality of the Year.
- "Frank Wiegand". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 18 March 2011.
- Todor Krastev (December 18, 2010). "Swimming 11th European Championship 1966 Utrecht (NED)". Todor66.com. Retrieved August 2, 2011.
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