Angela Maurer

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Angela Maurer
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Angela Maurer on the winner's podium at the German national championships, Lindau
Medal record
Women's Swimming
Representing  Germany
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2009 Rome 25 km open water
Silver medal – second place 2003 Barcelona 10 km open water
Silver medal – second place 2011 Shanghai 25 km open water
Silver medal – second place 2013 Barcelona 25 km open water
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Fukuoka 25 km open water
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Barcelona 25 km open water
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Barcelona 10 km open water
Bronze medal – third place 2015 Kazan 25 km open water
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2006 Budapest 10 km open water
Gold medal – first place 2006 Budapest 25 km open water
Silver medal – second place 1999 Istanbul 25 km open water
Silver medal – second place 2002 Berlin 10 km open water
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Madrid 10 km open water
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Balatonfüred 10 km open water
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Berlin 25 km open water

Angela Maurer (born 27 July 1975) is a German long-distance swimmer.

Career[edit]

Angela Maurer lives in Wiesbaden, where she was born. She swims for the SSV Undine 08 e.V. Mainz swimming club, and trains together with Dimitri Colupaev and Marc-Oliver Stein under Nikolai Evseev in Mainz.[citation needed]

She has been studying at police technical college since 1 September 2007, and is a member of the Rhineland-Palatinate's state elite sports training programme.[citation needed] At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing she achieved 4th place in the 10 km marathon swim, only a fraction of a second behind the bronze medallist Cassie Patten.[1]

25km race in Kazan 2015

In 2009 she won the 10 km open-water race at the German national swimming championships in Lindau with a time of 2:01:31.43, ensuring her place at the 2009 World Aquatics Championships in Rome.[citation needed]

Achievements[edit]

  • Qualifying for the 2008 Olympics at the 5th World Open Water Championships in Seville
  • 8 German national titles in 5 km, 10 km und 25 km open-water swimming
  • double 2006 European champion in both 10 km und 25 km open-water swimming, runner-up in 1999 and 2002
  • seven World Championship medals in 10 km und 25 km open-water swimming (one gold, three silver, three bronze)[2][3][4]
  • Overall winner of the 2002 World Cup in open-water swimming
  • Hesse Sportswoman of the Year
  • Member of the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Beijing 2008 – Open water silver and bronze for Brits". Yahoo sport. Archived from the original on September 7, 2008. Retrieved 2009-06-22. 
  2. ^ "14th Fina World Championships 25 km women's results" (PDF). www.fina.org. FINA. Retrieved 1 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "Open Water, Day 5: Martina Grimaldi of Italy wins women's 25km". www.fina.org. FINA. 27 July 2013. Retrieved 1 September 2014. 
  4. ^ Eggert, Greg (23 July 2013). "Open Water, Day 3: Brazil's Okimoto and Cunha finish 1-2 in women's 10km". www.fina.org. FINA. Retrieved 1 September 2014. 

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