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Wally Dressel

Full name: Waltraud "Wally" Dressel (-Stolberg)
Gender: Female
Born: June 3, 1893 in Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Died: June 10, 1940 in Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Affiliations: 1. Magdeburger Damenschwimmverein
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Wally Dressel won a silver medal with the 4x100 freestyle relay for Germany at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics. It was the first time at the Olympics that a swimming relay for women was held, and it was the first time that German female swimmers won an Olympic medal. Dressel also reached the semifinals of the 100 free. In 1909 and 1910 she was German Champion in the 100 freestyle.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 18 Stockholm Swimming Women's 100 metres Freestyle Germany GER 4 h2 r2/3
1912 Summer 18 Stockholm Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay Germany GER 2 Silver

Women's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1912 Summer 18 Stockholm Swimming Germany Semi-Finals Heat Two 4 1:33.4
1912 Summer 18 Stockholm Swimming Germany Round One Heat Four 3 q 1:28.6

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1912 Summer 18 Stockholm Swimming Germany GER Final Standings 2
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