Uwe Daßler

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Uwe Daßler
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-1986-0617-029, Uwe Daßler.jpg
Uwe Daßler in 1986
Personal information
Full name Uwe Daßler
Nationality  East Germany (formerly)
 Germany
Born (1967-02-11) 11 February 1967 (age 47)
Ebersbach, Lausitz, Sachsen
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 87 kilograms (192 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Freestyle
Club Armeesportsklub Vorwärts Potsdam

Uwe Daßler (born 11 February 1967 in Ebersbach, Saxony), also spelled "Uwe Dassler", is a former middle- and long-distance freestyle swimmer from Germany, who won three medals for the GDR at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. He was European champion in the 400 m freestyle in 1985 and 1987.

At the 1988 Olympics, Daßler set the men's 400 freestyle world record in winning the event in 3:46.95.

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