Wiltrud Urselmann

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Wiltrud Urselmann 1959

Personal information
Surname: Wiltrud Urselmann
Nation: Germany BRBR Germany BR Germany
Swimming style (s) : chest
Birthday: May 12, 1942
Place of birth: Krefeld
Size: 1.75 m
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Wiltrud Urselmann (born May 12, 1942 in Krefeld ) is a former German swimmer .


She celebrated her first major international success at the 1958 European Swimming Championships in Budapest , when she won the bronze medal over 200 meters chest.

At the Summer Olympics in Rome in 1960 , she won the silver medal behind Anita Lonsbrough as part of the all-German Olympic team over 200 meters chest . In addition, from June 6th to August 27th, 1960, she held the world record for the 200 meter chest in 02: 50.2 minutes and set 50 German swimming records in her career.

In 1957 she was voted Germany's Sportswoman of the Year .

In addition, she received the Silver Laurel Leaf on December 9, 1960.

Wiltrud Urselmann is married to the former German water polo player, Hermann Haverkamp, who is 197 times .

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Information given to the Bundestag by the Federal Government on September 29, 1973 - Printed matter 7/1040 - Annex 3, pages 54 ff., Here page 77
  2. The water is their element. In: wz-newsline.de . May 27, 2014, accessed May 5, 2009 .
  3. ^ "Birthdays", Sport-Bild dated May 12, 1993, p. 56