Daniela Beneck

Daniela Beneck (born 8 July 1946) is a retired Italian freestyle swimmer. She competed at the 1960 and 1964 Olympics in the 100 m, 400 m and 4 × 100 m relay, but was eliminated in the preliminaries.[1] During her career she set multiple national records in the 100 m, 200 m and 400 m events.

Daniela Beneck
Daniela and Anna Beneck 1960b.jpg
Daniela (left) and Anna Beneck in 1960
Personal information
Born8 July 1946 (1946-07-08) (age 75)
Torino, Italy
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight54 kg (119 lb)
ClubSS Lazio

Beneck is married to Roberto Frinolli, who ran 400 m hurdles at the 1964 Olympics. Their son Giorgio Frinolli Puzzilli ran 400 m hurdles at the 2000 Olympics. Daniela's sister Anna also competed in swimming at the 1960 Olympics and married a 400 m Olympic hurdler.[1] Their father Bruno Beneck was a journalist.


  1. ^ a b Daniela Beneck. sports-reference.com