Diane Giebel

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]

Diane Giebel
Personal information
Full nameDiane Jean Giebel
National teamUnited States
Born (1953-02-19) February 19, 1953
Camden, New Jersey
Height5 ft 2 in (1.57 m)
Weight119 lb (54 kg)
ClubLos Angeles Athletic Club
College teamGlassboro State College

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]

See also


  1. 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.

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