Katrin Meißner

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Katrin Meißner
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-1988-1221-025, Katrin Meißner.jpg
Katrin Meißner in 1988
Personal information
Full name Katrin Meißner
Nationality  East Germany (until 1990)
Born (1973-01-17) 17 January 1973 (age 41)
East Berlin, East Germany
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 80 kilograms (180 lb)
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Freestyle
Club SC Dynamo Berlin
Wasserfreunde Spandau 04

Katrin Meißner, last name alternatively spelled as "Meissner", (born 17 January 1973 in Berlin) is a former freestyle swimmer from East Germany, who won three medals at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. The fifteen-year old triumphed with the GDR women's relay team in the 4×100 m medley and in the 4×100 m freestyle, and finished third in the 50 m freestyle.

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