Herta Wunder

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHerta Erna•Wunder (-Fey)
Used nameHerta•Wunder
Born4 March 1913 in Leipzig, Sachsen (GER)
Died28 January 1992 in Leipzig, Sachsen (GER)
AffiliationsPoseidon Leipzig
NOC Germany


At the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics German swimmer Herta Wunder came in fourth with the 4x100 freestyle relay. She set two world records in the 500 breaststroke in 1930 (8:40.8) and 1931 (8:32.0). Wunder was a trained clerk and later also worked as a professional swimming coach. In 1934 she married water polo player and coach Robert Fey (*1911).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) GER Herta Wunder
4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay, Women (Olympic) Germany 4