Full name: Margarete "Grete" Rosenberg (-Wildhagen)
Born: October 7, 1896 in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany
Died: February 5, 1979 in Hildesheim, Niedersachsen, Germany
Affiliations: HSV 92, Hannover (GER)
Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)
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.
Women's 100 metres Freestyle
Women's 4 Ã 100 metres Freestyle Relay