Andreas Wels

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Andreas Wels
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Born January 1, 1975 (1975-01) (age 42)
Schönebeck, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

Andreas Wels (born January 1, 1975 in Schönebeck, Saxony-Anhalt) is a German competitive and synchronized diver.[1]

In 1997 he won his first international title, European Champion in competitive diving on the 1 m springboard. In 1999 he became vice world cup champion in competitive diving on the 3 m springboard, and in 2000 European Champion in synchronized diving on the 3 m springboard together with his partner Tobias Schellenberg.

In 2002 he became vice European Champion in competitive diving and synchronized diving on the 3 m springboard. At the 2003 World Aquatics Championships in Barcelona he won bronze in synchronized diving on the 3 m springboard. In 2004 he became European Champion in competitive diving on the 3 m springboard.

At the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens Andreas Wels and Tobias Schellenberg won the silver medal in synchronized diving on the 3 m springboard. They also won the silver medal in synchronized diving on the 3 m springboard at the 2005 World Aquatics Championships in Montreal and a gold at the 2006 European Aquatics Championships in Budapest.

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  1. ^ "Andreas Wels". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 23, 2014. 

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