Full name: Hildegard "Hilde" Schrader (-Lux)
Born: January 4, 1910 in StraÃfurt, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Died: March 26, 1966 in Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Affiliations: 1. Magdeburger Damenschwimmverein
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.
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