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Elisabeth Rechlin

Full name: Elisabeth Rechlin (-Bode)
Gender: Female
Born: March 24, 1930 in Bochum, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: SV Blau-Weiß Bochum, Bochum (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Swimming

Related Olympians: Wife of Wilfried Bode.

Biography

German Elisabeth Rechlin, later the wife of water polo player [Wilfried Bode], was a freestyle swimmer. She reached the semi-finals of the 100 metres freestyle and was eliminated in the heats in the 400 freestyle at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics. With the 4x100 relay team she finished seventh. Rechlin won four national titles in the 100 and 400 freestyle in 1951 and 1952 and added a third 100 metres title in 1953. She also won the 1950 and the 1952 free water titles over 100 and 400. At the 1954 Europeans she was a bronze medalist with the 4x100 metres relay team.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Swimming Women's 100 metres Freestyle Germany GER 8 h2 r2/3
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Swimming Women's 400 metres Freestyle Germany GER 4 h3 r1/3
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay Germany GER 7

Women's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Swimming Germany Semi-Finals Heat Two 8 1:08.5
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Swimming Germany Round One Heat One 3 Q 1:08.5

Women's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Swimming Germany Round One Heat Three 4 5:38.0

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Swimming Germany GER Final 7 1:09.2 1:09.2 4
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Swimming Germany GER Round One Heat One 4 1:08.8 3:33.5 4
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