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Willy Lützow

Full name: Wilhelm Bernhard Adolf Emil "Willy" Lützow
Gender: Male
Born: May 19, 1892 in Oberrad, Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany
Died: October 31, 1915 in Tahure, Sommepy-Tahure, Marne, France
Affiliations: Magdeburg 1896, Magdeburg (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

German swimmer Willy Lützow won the silver medal in the 200 breaststroke at the 1912 Stockholm Olympic Games. He did not finish the final of the 400 breaststroke. He competed for Magdeburg 1896, and was a member of the Stuttgart fraterniry Ghibellinia, which was known for its dueling. Lützow went missing in action on 31 October 1915 when he, as a lieutenant, was part of a military engineering company in the battle of Tahure, Champagne.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Swimming Men's 200 metres Breaststroke Germany GER 2 Silver
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Swimming Men's 400 metres Breaststroke Germany GER AC r3/3 DNF

Men's 200 metres Breaststroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Swimming Germany Final 2 3:05.0
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Swimming Germany Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 Q 3:04.4
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Swimming Germany Round One Heat One 1 Q/OR 3:07.4

Men's 400 metres Breaststroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Swimming Germany Final AC DNF
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Swimming Germany Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 Q 6:44.6
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Swimming Germany Round One Heat Three 1 Q 6:49.8
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