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Zita-Eva Funkenhauser (born 1 July 1966) is a Romanian-born German fencer. In 1984 and 1988 she won two team gold and bronze medal at the Olympics competing for West Germany and a silver competing for Germany.[1]

Zita-Eva Funkenhauser
Fichtel, Weber, Funkenhauser, Bau, Klug 1989 Paraguay stamp.jpg
German foil team at the 1988 Olympics, Funkenhauser is in the center
Personal information
Born (1966-07-01) 1 July 1966 (age 52)
Satu Mare, Romania
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight63 kg (139 lb)
ClubFC Tauberbischofsheim

Funkenhauser is married to Matthias Behr, a 1976 Olympic champion in the foil.[2] Her family belonged to the Satu Mare Swabians.[3]


  1. ^ "Olympics Statistics: Zita-Eva Funkenhauser". Retrieved 21 May 2011.
  2. ^ "Zita-Eva Funkenhauser Olympic Results". Retrieved 21 May 2011.
  3. ^ "Die Liebe ist das Wichtigste". fnweb. Retrieved 25 December 2014.