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30 Aug 1896
Female

Louise Otto won a silver medal with the 4x100 freestyle relay for Germany at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics. It was the first time at the Olympics that a swimming relay for women was held, and it was the first time that German female swimmers won an Olympic medal. Otto also reached the semifinals of the 100 free. Her daughter was well-known German film and TV costume designer Erna Sander.

Louise in numbers

1
Olympics
Olympics
1
medals
Gold medal: Silver medal:1 Bronze medal:
  • Stockholm
    Stockholm 1912
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Stockholm
    Stockholm 1912
    • 6 h1 r2/3
      Swimming
      100 metres Freestyle
    • 2 Silver medal
      Swimming
      4 x 100 metres Freestyle Relay

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