Erik Hochstein

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Erik Hochstein
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Born (1968-10-01) 1 October 1968 (age 48)

Erik Hochstein (born 1 October 1968 in Düsseldorf, North-Rhine Westphalia) is a former swimmer from Germany, who won the bronze medal in the 4×200 m freestyle relay at the 1988 Summer Olympics.


Hochstein started swimming competitively at age ten after watching his father and two older brothers swim. Between 1985 to 1990, he was a member of the West German National Team. Hochstein was fifteen years old.

Hochstein moved to the United States and swam for USC for three years. He coached for SCAQ (- 1994-1997, then took a break from swimming for more than four years. Hochstein is married and provides services for Senior citizens through a consulting business for families and through a non-profit organization called Sydney Cooper Senior Smiles.