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Helga Schmidt-Neuber

Full name: Helga Schmidt-Neuber
Gender: Female
Height: 5-7.5 (172 cm)
Weight: 134 lbs (61 kg)
Born: February 19, 1937 in Ammendorf, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Affiliations: TSV 1846 Mannheim, Mannheim (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Swimming

Biography

Helga Schmidt was a West German backstroke swimmer who participated in three consecutive Olympic Games from 1956-64, representing the mixed German team. She finished fourth in the 100 backstroke in 1956, and was eliminated in the heats in both 1960 and 1964, when she competed under her married name Neuber. Between 1952 and 1961 she won 27 West German titles, set 25 German backstroke records, and appeared in 31 international matches.

Between 1957-61 Neuber was an artist in Bremen, and after that earned her living as an applied artist and water-color painter. She also worked with glass and ceramics and applied herself to photographic art.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Swimming Women's 100 metres Backstroke Germany GER 4
1960 Summer 23 Roma Swimming Women's 100 metres Backstroke Germany GER 4 h3 r1/2
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Swimming Women's 100 metres Backstroke Germany GER 4 h1 r1/2

Women's 100 metres Backstroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Swimming Germany Final 4 1:13.4
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Swimming Germany Round One Heat Three 3 Q 1:14.8
1960 Summer 23 Roma Swimming Germany Round One Heat Three 4 1:13.3
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Swimming Germany Round One Heat One 4 1:11.4
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