Angela Maurer

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Angela Maurer
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Angela Maurer on the winner's podium at the German national championships, Lindau
Medal record
Women's Swimming
Competitor for  Germany
World Championships
Gold 2009 Rome 25 km open water
Silver 2003 Barcelona 10 km open water
Silver 2011 Shanghai 25 km open water
Silver 2013 Barcelona 25 km open water
Bronze 2001 Fukuoka 25 km open water
Bronze 2003 Barcelona 25 km open water
Bronze 2013 Barcelona 10 km open water
European Championships
Gold 2006 Budapest 10 km open water
Gold 2006 Budapest 25 km open water
Silver 1999 Istanbul 25 km open water
Silver 2002 Berlin 10 km open water
Bronze 2004 Madrid 10 km open water
Bronze 2010 Balatonfüred 10 km open water
Bronze 2014 Berlin 25 km open water

Angela Maurer (born 27 July 1975) is a German long-distance swimmer.

Angela Maurer lives in Wiesbaden, where she was born. She swims for the SSV Undine 08 e.V. Mainz swimming club, and trains together with Dimitri Colupaev and Marc-Oliver Stein under Nikolai Evseev in Mainz.[citation needed]

She has been studying at police technical college since 1 September 2007, and is a member of the Rhineland-Palatinate's state elite sports training programme.[citation needed] At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing she achieved 4th place in the 10 km marathon swim, only a fraction of a second behind the bronze medallist Cassie Patten.[1]

In 2009 she won the 10 km open-water race at the German national swimming championships in Lindau with a time of 2:01:31.43, ensuring her place at the 2009 World Aquatics Championships in Rome.[citation needed]

Achievements[edit]

  • Qualifying for the 2008 Olympics at the 5th World Open Water Championships in Seville
  • 8 German national titles in 5 km, 10 km und 25 km open-water swimming
  • double 2006 European champion in both 10 km und 25 km open-water swimming, runner-up in 1999 and 2002
  • seven World Championship medals in 10 km und 25 km open-water swimming (one gold, three silver, three bronze)[2][3][4]
  • Overall winner of the 2002 World Cup in open-water swimming
  • Hesse Sportswoman of the Year
  • Member of the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Beijing 2008 – Open water silver and bronze for Brits". Yahoo sport. Retrieved 2009-06-22. [dead link]
  2. ^ "14th Fina World Championships 25 km women's results". www.fina.org. FINA. Retrieved 1 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "Open Water, Day 5: Martina Grimaldi of Italy wins women's 25km". www.fina.org. FINA. 27 July 2013. Retrieved 1 September 2014. 
  4. ^ Eggert, Greg (23 July 2013). "Open Water, Day 3: Brazil's Okimoto and Cunha finish 1-2 in women's 10km". www.fina.org. FINA. Retrieved 1 September 2014. 

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