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Gertrud Herrbruck

Full name: Gertrud Herrbruck (-Bergoint)
Gender: Female
Born: July 27, 1926 in Pirmasens, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Affiliations: 1. SV Blau-Weiß Pirmasens, Pirmasens (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Swimming


German swimmer Gertrud Herrbruck reached the final of the 100 metres backstroke at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics and finished sixth of eight. In 1950 she won the silver medal at the European Championships in Vienna. She also won eight individual national titles. For her sporting performances she was awarded the Silver Laurel Leaf, only the second German woman ever to receive the award.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Swimming Women's 100 metres Backstroke Germany GER 6

Women's 100 metres Backstroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Swimming Germany Final 6 1:18.0
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Swimming Germany Round One Heat Two 2 Q 1:17.8
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