Friedel Tietze

Friedel Tietze

Friedel Tietze (1908-1953) was a German luger who competed in the late 1930s. She won two gold medals in the women's singles event at the European luge championships (1938, 1939).

After World War II, Tietze moved from the Karkonosze mountains to East Germany. She also married while in East Germany and became known as Friedel Kienzel-Tietze. She even competed in the East German national championships up to her death year in 1953.

Tietze's older brother, Martin, won seven European championshp medals in luge during the 1930s.

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