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Wiltrud Urselmann

Full name: Wiltrud Urselmann (-Haverkamp)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: May 12, 1942 in Krefeld, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: KSK 09, Krefeld (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Swimming

Related Olympians: Wife of Hermann Haverkamp.

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Breaststroke swimmer Wiltrud Urselmann won the silver medal in the 200 m event at the 1960 Roma Summer Olympics despite setting a new world record mark of 2:50.2 just before the Games. She also competed at Tokyo in 1964 but failed to reach the final. Her first major international success was a bronze medal at the 1958 European Championships.

Domestically Urselmann won seven individual national titles and 18 relay titles. In 1957 she was elected the youngest ever Sportswoman of the Year in West Germany. She later married water polo international [Hermann Haverkamp] and became a swimming teacher.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 18 Roma Swimming Women's 200 metres Breaststroke Germany GER 2 Silver
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Swimming Women's 200 metres Breaststroke Germany GER 3 h1 r1/2

Women's 200 metres Breaststroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 1cT 1cR 100-200m
1960 Summer 18 Roma Swimming Germany Final 2 2:50.0 1:20.2 1 1:29.8 (2)
1960 Summer 18 Roma Swimming Germany Round One Heat Three 1 Q/OR 2:52.0 1:21.6 1 1:30.4 (1)
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Swimming Germany Round One Heat One 3 2:53.2 1:22.9 3 1:30.3 (3)
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