Margret Göbl

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Margret Göbl
Personal information
Country representedWest Germany
Born(1938-06-26)26 June 1938
Died21 June 2013(2013-06-21) (aged 74)
Former partnerFranz Ningel
Former coachRosemarie Brüning

Margret Göbl (26 June 1938 – 21 June 2013) was a German pair skater.[1][2] With her partner and future husband Franz Ningel, she was the 1962 World bronze medalist, a three-time (1960–1962) European medalist, and a three-time (1960–1962) German national champion. The pair also finished fifth at the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley.[1][3] They were coached by Rosemarie Brüning.[4]

Margret Göbl was born in Nürnberg, but grew up in Oberammergau. She lived in Frankfurt/Main and Duisburg with her husband Franz Ningel. She died in Essen, aged 74.

Competitive highlights[edit]

Pairs figure skating career[edit]

(with Franz Ningel)

Event 1959 1960 1961 1962
Olympic Winter Games 5th
World Championships 5th 4th 3rd
European Championships 4th 3rd 2nd 3rd
German Championships 2nd 1st 1st 1st


  1. ^ a b "Frühere Eiskunstläuferin Göbl gestorben" [Former figure skater Göbl has died] (in German). Focus. SID. 23 June 2013. Retrieved 25 June 2013.
  2. ^ "Eissport Magazin". 9 November 2006.
  3. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Margret Göbl". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 25 June 2013.
  4. ^ "Margret Göbl ist tot" [Margret Göbl is dead] (in German). Eissport Magazin. June 2013.