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Martha Genenger

Full name: Martha Ludowika Genenger (-Engfeld)
Gender: Female
Born: November 11, 1911 in Krefeld, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Died: August 1, 1995 in Moers, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Martha Genenger was a German breaststroke swimmer winning the 1934 European Championships over 200m. At the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin she won the silver medal and showed proudly the so-called Hitlergruß at the medal ceremony. From 1934-36 she was the German Champion in this event. During her active career she set two world records and claimed nine more German records. After World War II she was one of the co-founders of the swimming section of TV Kapellen in her home town Moers.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Swimming Women's 200 metres Breaststroke Germany GER 2 Silver

Women's 200 metres Breaststroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Swimming Germany Final 2 3:04.2
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Swimming Germany Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 Q 3:02.8
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Swimming Germany Round One Heat Two 1 Q/OR 3:02.9
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