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Inge Schmitz

Full name: Ingeborg Schmitz
Gender: Female
Born: April 22, 1922 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Affiliations: SC Spandau 04, Berlin (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

German swimmer Inge Schmitz won the silver medal with the 4x100m freestyle team at the 1936 Berlin Olympics along with [Ruth Halbsguth], [Leni Lohmar] and [Gisela Jacob-Arendt]. In the individual 100m she was eliminated in the heats. Aged only 14 years, she was the youngest German Olympic participant in Berlin. Schmitz won the German national 100m freestyle title in 1938, and in the 400m in 1939-40.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 14 Berlin Swimming Women's 100 metres Freestyle Germany GER 5 h3 r1/3
1936 Summer 14 Berlin 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
1936 Summer 14 Berlin Swimming Germany Round One Heat Three 5 1:10.9

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1936 Summer 14 Berlin Swimming Germany GER Final 2
1936 Summer 14 Berlin Swimming Germany GER Round One Heat Two 2
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