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Helmut Schwenn

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHelmut•Schwenn
Used nameHelmut•Schwenn
Born27 January 1913 in Hannover, Niedersachsen (GER)
Died16 July 1983 in Hannover, Niedersachsen (GER)
AffiliationsSV Wasserfreunde 98, Hannover (GER)
NOC(s) Germany


Helmut Schwenn was a German water polo player from SV Wasserfreunde 98 Hannover and was a member of the German silver medal-winning team, behind Hungary, at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. With Hannover he won the German Championship from 1936-38. After World War II he became a sports administrator in the water polo section of the Lower Saxony Swimming Association.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Representing 2nd NOC As
1936 Summer Olympics Water Polo (Aquatics) Water Polo, Men Olympic Germany 2 Silver GER Helmut Schwenn