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Louise Otto

Full name: Louise Otto (-Sander)
Gender: Female
Born: August 30, 1896 in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Died: March 9, 1975 in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Affiliations: Damen Schwimmverein Bille Hamburg
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Louise Otto won a silver medal with the 4x100 freestyle relay for Germany at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics. It was the first time at the Olympics that a swimming relay for women was held, and it was the first time that German female swimmers won an Olympic medal. Otto also reached the semifinals of the 100 free. Her daughter was well-known German film and TV costume designer Erna Sander.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 15 Stockholm Swimming Women's 100 metres Freestyle Germany GER 6 h1 r2/3
1912 Summer 15 Stockholm Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay Germany GER 2 Silver

Women's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1912 Summer 15 Stockholm Swimming Germany Semi-Finals Heat One 6 1:32.0
1912 Summer 15 Stockholm Swimming Germany Round One Heat One 2 Q 1:34.4

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1912 Summer 15 Stockholm Swimming Germany GER Final Standings 2
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