|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Claire•Guttenstein (Frick-, -Gutt)|
|Born||19 September 1886 in Saint-Josse-ten-Noode (BEL)|
|Died||April 1948 in Jette (BEL)|
|Affiliations||Royal Brussels SC, Bruxelles (BEL)|
Claire Guttenstein was the first woman to compete for Belgium at the Olympics, swimming at Stockholm in 1912. She was a five-time Belgian champion. On 2 October 1910 Guttenstein set a world record for the 100 metre freestyle, recording 1:26.6 in Schaerbeek, Belgium, a record that lasted until 29 September 1911.
Born as Claire Frick, she was the daughter of Henri Frick, who was the mayor of Sint-Joost-ten-Node. She married Camille Guttenstein, an economist who later changed his name to Gutt. During World War II he was minister of finance for the Belgian government-in-exile, and after the war he carried out the financial restructuring that became known as Operation Gutt.
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1912 Summer Olympics||Swimming (Aquatics)||BEL||Claire Guttenstein|
|100 metres Freestyle, Women (Olympic)||5 h3 r1/3|