Milly Ludwig

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameMilena "Milly" (Emilie Anna-)•Ludwig (-Steinmetz)
Used nameMilly•Ludwig
Born17 February 1927 in Dudelange, Luxembourg (LUX)
Died29 June 2011 in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg (LUX)
Measurements172 cm / 56 kg
NOC Luxembourg


Milly Ludwig finished eighth in the 1946 European Championships high jump. Although she also competed in athletics at the 1948 Olympics, she made her name in Luxembourg as an administrator in the sport of basketball. After the Olympics she married Guy Steinmetz and, as Milly Steinmetz, she helped found the Alumni Association Basketball Luxembourg. She also helped found T71 Dudelange, and spent many years working with that club.

Personal Best: LJ – 5.17 (1946).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics LUX Milly Ludwig
High Jump, Women (Olympic) DNS
Long Jump, Women (Olympic) 26 r1/2