Marion Kische

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Marion Kische (second from left) at the 1976 GDR championship

Marion Kische (born March 30, 1958 in Dresden , after marrying Marion Wellner ) is a former German gymnast . Your home club was the SC Leipzig .

Marion Kische was already a substitute gymnast in the squad at the 1974 World Cup. In 1975 she won her first GDR championship title on the balance beam, in the all-around competition she took third place. Also at the GDR championship in 1976 she reached third place in the all-around, in addition she won the title on the uneven bars. In Montreal at the 1976 Olympic Games , she finished eighth in the eight-fight and third place with the team. On two machines she made it into the machine finals; she took fifth place on the floor and fourth place on the uneven bars.

Marion Kische married and is the mother of four children. The doctor of psychology lives in Leipzig.


  • Volker Kluge : The great lexicon of GDR athletes. The 1000 most successful and popular athletes from the GDR, their successes and biographies. Schwarzkopf and Schwarzkopf, Berlin 2000, ISBN 3-89602-348-9 .

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