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Germany Swimming at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Date Started: November 29, 1956
Date Finished: December 7, 1956

Events for Germany: 13
Participants for Germany: 18 (9 men and 9 women)
Youngest Participant for Germany: Hertha Haase (15 years, 155 days)
Oldest Participant for Germany: Herbert Klein (33 years, 251 days)
Most Medals for Germany (Athlete): Eva-Maria ten Elsen and Ursula Happe (1 medal)

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Men's 100 metres Freestyle

Men's 400 metres Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Hans Zierold 18 Men's 400 metres Freestyle 5
Hans Köhler 20 Men's 400 metres Freestyle 4 h2 r1/2

Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Hans-Joachim Reich 26 Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle 6 h3 r1/2

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Men's 100 metres Backstroke

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Dieter Pfeifer 19 Men's 100 metres Backstroke 6 h1 r2/3
Ekkehard Miersch 20 Men's 100 metres Backstroke 7 h2 r2/3

Men's 200 metres Breaststroke

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Herbert Klein 33 Men's 200 metres Breaststroke AC h2 r1/2

Men's 200 metres Butterfly

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Horst Weber 17 Men's 200 metres Butterfly 2 h3 r1/2

Women's 100 metres Freestyle

Women's 400 metres Freestyle

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Ingrid Künzel 18 Women's 400 metres Freestyle 3 h2 r1/2

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Women's 100 metres Backstroke

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Helga Schmidt-Neuber 19 Women's 100 metres Backstroke 4

Women's 200 metres Breaststroke

Women's 100 metres Butterfly

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Jutta Langenau 23 Women's 100 metres Butterfly 6

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