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Hermine Stindt

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHermine Marie•Stindt
Used nameHermine•Stindt
Born3 January 1888 in Bremerhaven, Bremen (GER)
Died19 February 1974 in Hannover, Niedersachsen (GER)
AffiliationsHSV 92, Hannover (GER)
NOC Germany


Hermine Stindt 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. Stindt was eliminated in the heats of the 100 free. In 1921 she became German Champion in the 100 freestyle. By profession, Stindt was a secretary. In 1988 she was inducted into the Honor Gallery of Lower Saxony Institute for Sports History.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) GER Hermine Stindt
100 metres Freestyle, Women (Olympic) 3 h3 r1/3
4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay, Women (Olympic) Germany 2 Silver