Ingrid Schmidt

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Ingrid Schmidt
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Ingrid Schmidt in 1963
Personal information
Born (1945-03-03) 3 March 1945 (age 72)
Rudolstadt, Germany
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 60 kg (130 lb)
Sport Swimming
Club BSG Einheit Greiz; SC DHfK Leipzig

Ingrid Schmidt (born 3 March 1945) is a German former backstroke swimmer. She competed at the 1960 and 1964 Summer Olympics and won a bronze medal in the 4 × 100 m medley relay in 1960. In 1964 her team was disqualified in the same event.[1]

At the 1962 European Aquatics Championships, she won a gold medal in the same 4 × 100 m medley event,[2] setting the new world record. For this achievement, the four team members were named German Sportspersonalities of the Year in the team category in 1962.[3]


  1. ^ "Ingrid Schmidt". sports-reference. Archived from the original on 13 November 2012. Retrieved 4 May 2012. 
  2. ^ Ingrid SCHMIDT.
  3. ^ Mannschaften des Jahres seit 1947 Archived 2013-01-01 at the Wayback Machine..