Anni Rehborn

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Anni Rehborn c. 1932
Personal information
Born (1907-11-20)20 November 1907
Bochum
Died 30 November 1987(1987-11-30) (aged 80)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Club SV Bochum[1]

Anni Rehborn (20 November 1907-30 November 1987) was a German swimmer who won a bronze medal in the 4×100 m freestyle relay at the 1927 European Aquatics Championships. She entered the 1928 Summer Olympics, but did not compete for unknown reason.[2] During her career she won eight national titles in the 100 m backstroke (1923–1925, 1927–1929) and 100 m freestyle events (1923–1924).[1][3]

Rehborn was the wife of Dr. Karl Brandt, one of Adolf Hitler's personal physicians. The two married on 17 March 1934. The couple had one child, Karl Adolf Brandt, born 4 October 1935.[4] With her husband a part of Hitler's inner circle, Rehborn became close friends with both Eva Braun and Margarete Speer, wife of Albert Speer.[5]

Her elder brother Julius and sister Hanni were Olympic divers.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Schwimmen – Deutsche Meisterschaften (Damen-Teil 1). sport-komplett.de
  2. ^ a b Hanni Rehborn. sports-reference.com
  3. ^ Schwimmen – Deutsche Meisterschaften (Damen-Teil 2). sport-komplett.de
  4. ^ http://ww2gravestone.com/general/brandt-karl
  5. ^ Görtemaker, Heike B. (2011). Eva Braun: Life With Hitler. United States: Knopf. p. 114. ISBN 0-307-59582-X. Retrieved 2013-03-25.