Gisela Arendt, Swimmer – 1936

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Gisela Arendt (5 November 1918 – 18 February 1969) was a German swimmer who won three medals at the 1934 European Aquatics Championships and two medals at the 1936 Summer Olympics. She also competed at the 1952 Olympics and finished seventh in the 4 × 100 m freestyle relay.

She won eight national titles in the 100 m freestyle (1933–1937, 1939, 1949) and 100 m backstroke (1934).

Her brother, Heinz Arendt, and son, Rainer Jacob, were both Olympics swimmers, and Heinz competed alongside Gisela at the 1936 Olympics.

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