Hannah Stockbauer

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Hannah Stockbauer
Personal information
Full name Hannah Stockbauer
Nationality  Germany
Born (1982-01-07) 7 January 1982 (age 32)
Nürnberg, Germany
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 63 kilograms (139 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Freestyle
Club SSG 81 Erlangen

Hannah Stockbauer (born 7 January 1982)[1] is a World Champion, Olympic and national-record holding swimmer from Germany. In 2003, she was named the female World Swimmer of the Year by Swimming World Magazine, following her winning the 400, 800 and 1500 freestyles at the 2003 World Championships.

She swam for Germany at the:

  • Olympics: 2000, 2004
  • World Championships: 2001, 2003
  • European Championships: 1999, 2002
  • Short Course Europeans: 1998, 2002

At the 2001 World Championships, she won the 800 and 1500 frees.

At the 2003 World Championships, she was named Female Swimmer of the Meet, after she won 3 events (400, 800 and 1500 frees), setting meet records in the 800 and 1500 (8:23.66 and 16:00.18) and the German Record in the 1500.

At the 2004 Olympics, she was part of the Germany relay that won a bronze medal in the 4×200m Free Relay.

She retired from competition in October 2005.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stockbauer's entry from sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2013-07-20.
  2. ^ Germany's Hannah Stockbauer, Five-Time World Champion, Retires. Published by Swimming World Magazine on 2005-10-10; retrieved 2013-07-20.
Awards
Preceded by
Germany Heike Drechsler
German Sportswoman of the Year
2001
Succeeded by
Germany Franziska van Almsick
Preceded by
Germany Franziska van Almsick
German Sportswoman of the Year
2003
Succeeded by
Germany Birgit Fischer
Preceded by
United States Natalie Coughlin
World Swimmer of the Year
2003
Succeeded by
Ukraine Yana Klochkova
Preceded by
Germany Franziska van Almsick
European Swimmer of the Year
2003
Succeeded by
Ukraine Yana Klochkova