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Reni Erkens

Full name: Irene "Reni" Erkens (-Küppers)
Gender: Female
Born: June 24, 1909 in Oberhausen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Died: October 22, 1987 in Nordhorn, Niedersachsen, Germany
Affiliations: Amateur Oberhausen / Hallescher SV
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Swimming

Related Olympians: Wife of Ernst Küppers; Mother of Ernst-Joachim Küppers.

Biography

Beside her appearance at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics, both in the 100 and 400 freestyle and with the freestyle relay (fourth), German swimmer Reni Erkens came in third with the relay at the 1927 Europeans. From 1926-30 she was German Champion in the 100 free, in 1929 also winning the 400 free. In 1930 she married her teammate [Ernst Küppers], and had two children, Margot and [Ernst-Joachim Küppers].

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 18 Amsterdam Swimming Women's 100 metres Freestyle Germany GER 4 h1 r1/3
1928 Summer 18 Amsterdam Swimming Women's 400 metres Freestyle Germany GER 4 h4 r1/3
1928 Summer 18 Amsterdam Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay Germany GER 4

Women's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Summer 18 Amsterdam Swimming Germany Round One Heat One 4 1:15.0

Women's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1928 Summer 18 Amsterdam Swimming Germany Round One Heat Four 4

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1928 Summer 18 Amsterdam Swimming Germany GER Final 4
1928 Summer 18 Amsterdam Swimming Germany GER Round One Heat Two 2
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