Ralf Braun

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Ralf Braun
Personal information
Full nameRalf Braun
Nationality Germany
Born (1973-01-24) 24 January 1973 (age 46)
East Berlin, East Germany
Height1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight86 kg (190 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesBackstroke
ClubWasserfreunde Spandau 04, Berlin

Ralf Braun (born 24 January 1973 in Berlin) is a retired backstroke swimmer from Germany, who competed for his native country at two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1996 (Atlanta, Georgia).

A member of Wasserfreunde Spandau 04 he is best known for winning the gold medal at the 1999 European Swimming Championships in the men's 200 m backstroke event. He also claimed the silver medal in the 4×100 m medley relay, two years earlier, alongside Jens Kruppa, Thomas Rupprath and Christian Tröger.

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