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Hilde Schrader

Full name: Hildegard "Hilde" Schrader (-Lux)
Gender: Female
Born: January 4, 1910 in Straßfurt, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Died: March 26, 1966 in Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Affiliations: 1. Magdeburger Damenschwimmverein
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


German swimmer Hilde Schrader won the gold medal at the 1928 Olympics in the 200 metre breaststroke. She also won the 1927 European Championships. The same year she won a German title in the 100 breaststroke. In 1928 Schrader set a world record in the 400 breaststroke with 6:46.4, and one year later set another world mark in the 220 yards (2:57.8), becoming the first female under 3 minutes.

After World War II Schrader was employed as a transport worker by a Magdeburg heavy machinery enterprise. In 1994 she was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 18 Amsterdam Swimming Women's 200 metres Breaststroke Germany GER 1 Gold

Women's 200 metres Breaststroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Summer 18 Amsterdam Swimming Germany Final 1 3:12.6
1928 Summer 18 Amsterdam Swimming Germany Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 Q/OR 3:11.2
1928 Summer 18 Amsterdam Swimming Germany Round One Heat One 1 Q/OR 3:11.6
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