Folkert Meeuw

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Folkert Meeuw
Personal information
Born (1946-11-11) 11 November 1946 (age 70)
Wiesbaden, Germany
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Sport Swimming
Club Wasserfreunde Wuppertal

Folkert Meeuw (born 11 November 1946) is a German former swimmer who competed at the 1968 and 1972 Summer Olympics, and won a silver medal in the 4 × 200 m freestyle relay in 1972.[1] Next year he won a bronze in the same event at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships. In 1970 and 1974 he won six European medals in various events, including three gold medals.[2]

His wife, Jutta Weber, and son, Helge Meeuw, both competed for Germany in swimming and won medals at Summer Olympics and World and European championships.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Olympics". sports-reference. Archived from the original on 13 November 2012. Retrieved 5 May 2012. 
  2. ^ Folkert Meeuw.