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Grete Rosenberg

Full name: Margarete "Grete" Rosenberg (-Wildhagen)
Gender: Female
Born: October 7, 1896 in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany
Died: February 5, 1979 in Hildesheim, Niedersachsen, Germany
Affiliations: HSV 92, Hannover (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Grete Rosenberg 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. She also came in an unfortunate fourth in the 100 free. Rosenberg was only 15-years-old when she participated in Stockholm. In 1913 and 1916-22 she was German Champion in the 100 freestyle. Rosenberg worked as a bank clerk until her marriage.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 15 Stockholm Swimming Women's 100 metres Freestyle Germany GER 4
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 Final 4 1:27.2
1912 Summer 15 Stockholm Swimming Germany Semi-Finals Heat Two 3 q 1:29.2
1912 Summer 15 Stockholm Swimming Germany Round One Heat Five 1 Q 1:25.0

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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