Walther Binner

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Walther Binner
Personal information
Nationality Germany German
Born (1891-01-28)January 28, 1891
Breslau, Germany
Died September 18, 1971(1971-09-18) (aged 80)
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Sport Swimming
Strokes freestyle

Walther Binner (January 28, 1891 – September 18, 1971) was a German freestyle swimmer who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics.

He was born in Breslau and died in Frankfurt am Main.

In 1912 he was eliminated in the first round of the 100 metre freestyle event.

He was the president of swimming's world governing body, FINA from 1932 - 1936 and was also a member of the International Olympic Committee.

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