Wilhelm Lützow

Wilhelm "Willy" Lützow (19 May 1892 – 31 October 1915) was a German breaststroke swimmer,[1] who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics.[2] In the 200 metre breaststroke competition he won the silver medal next to his teammate Walter Bathe. In the 400 metre breaststroke event he participated in the final, but was not able to finish the race. He was killed in action during World War I.[3]

Olympic medal record
Men’s swimming
Representing Germany Germany
Silver medal – second place 1912 Stockholm 200 m breaststroke
Wilhelm Lützow
Allegiance German Empire
Service/branch Imperial German Army
Years of service1914–1916
Battles/warsWorld War I

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  1. ^ "Wilhelm Lützow". Olympedia. Retrieved 7 June 2021.
  2. ^ "Wilhelm Lützow". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 3 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Olympians Who Were Killed or Missing in Action or Died as a Result of War". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 3 August 2015.