Sabine STEINBACH

German Democratic Republic (Germany) GDR

Swimming

  • Olympic Medals
    1 B
  • Games participations
    1
  • First Olympic Games
    Mexico City 1968
  • Year of Birth
    1952
Olympic Results

Biography

Sabine STEINBACH

Sabine Steinbach was a well-known IM swimmer from the former GDR in the 1960s. She won a bronze medal in the 400 IM at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, and also came in an unfortunate fourth in the 200 IM. She burst onto the scene in 1966 as a butterfly specialist at the European Youth Championships. One year later she won the European Youth titles in both IM events. Domestically she won her only East German national title in 1968 in the 400 IM, finishing second that year in the 200 IM. She retired two years after Mexico and became a chef.

Olympic Results

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Mexico City 1968

#4
200 metres Individual Medley
200 metres Individual Medley Swimming
B
400 metres Individual Medley
400 metres Individual Medley Swimming