Ulrike Tauber

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Ulrike Tauber
Ulrike Tauber 1974.jpg
Ulrike Tauber in 1974
Personal information
Nationality  East Germany
Born (1958-06-16) 16 June 1958 (age 56)
Karl-Marx-Stadt, Sachsen, East Germany now Germany
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 61 kg (134 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Butterfly
Medley
Club SC Karl-Marx-Stadt

Ulrike Tauber (born 16 June 1958) is a retired medley and butterfly swimmer from East Germany, who won the gold medal in the women's 400 m individual medley at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada. There she also captured the silver medal in the women's 200 m butterfly. In the 1970s Tauber set numerous world records in the 200 m and 200  m individual medley.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ulrike Tauber. sports-reference.com
Tauber in 1978
Records
Preceded by
East Germany Andrea Hubner
Women's 200 metre individual medley
world record holder (long course)

18 August 1974 – 5 June 1976
Succeeded by
East Germany Kornelia Ender
Preceded by
East Germany Kornelia Ender
Women's 200 metre individual medley
world record holder (long course)

10 July 1977 – 2 August 1978
Succeeded by
United States Tracy Caulkins
Preceded by
East Germany Gudrun Wegner
Women's 400 metre individual medley
world record holder (long course)

21 August 1974 – 1 June 1976
Succeeded by
East Germany Birgit Treiber
Preceded by
East Germany Birgit Treiber
Women's 400 metre individual medley
world record holder (long course)

24 July 1976 – 23 August 1978
Succeeded by
United States Tracy Caulkins