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Hermann Lotter

Full name: Hermann Lotter
Gender: Male
Height: 5-11.5 (182 cm)
Weight: 179 lbs (81 kg)
Born: March 7, 1940 in Nürnberg, Bayern, Germany
Died: June 5, 2013 in Munich, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: SC Wasserfreunde München, München (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Swimming


Two-time Olympian, swimmer Hermann Lotter competed in the 1960 Games in Rome (4x100n medley relay) and the 1964 Games in Tokyo (200m butterfly) and was eliminated in the preliminaries in both occasions. He won 12 West German national titles between 1959 and 1967.

Lotter later became a longtime personal member of the West German National Olympic Committee and was president of his home club SC Wasserfreunde München from 1974-84. At the age of 73 he died from a brain bleed after a fall in 2013.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 20 Roma Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay Germany GER 2 h1 r1/2
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Swimming Men's 200 metres Butterfly Germany GER 4 h1 r1/3

Men's 200 metres Butterfly

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 1cT 1cR 100-200m
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Swimming Germany Round One Heat One 4 2:18.2 1:05.9 3 1:12.3 (5)

Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1960 Summer 20 Roma Swimming Germany GER Round One Heat One 2 1:04.0 3:20.5 2
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