Sara Harstick

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Sara Harstick
Personal information
Full name Sara Harstick
Nationality German
Born (1981-09-08) 8 September 1981 (age 36)
Hildesheim, Niedersachsen
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Weight 66 kg (146 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle

Sara Harstick (born 8 September 1981 in Hildesheim, Niedersachsen[1]) is a former German freestyle swimmer, who won bronze medals in the 2000 and 2004 Summer Olympics.[2]

Also in 2004 in Athens, she swam her only individual Olympic race, finishing sixth in the fifth heat of the 200 m freestyle, one spot short of advancing to the semifinals.[3] A few months before the 2008 Summer Olympics, Harstick ended her swimming career after the firing of her coach, Rainer Tylinski.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Sara Harstick Biography and Olympic Results". Retrieved 13 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "Sara HARSTICK - Olympic Swimming | Germany". International Olympic Committee. 2016-06-20. Retrieved 2017-11-09. 
  3. ^ "Athen Olympics- Washington Post (200 m freestyle results)". Retrieved 13 January 2010. 
  4. ^ "Sara Harstick beendet Karriere" (in German). Rheinische Post. 14 January 2008. Retrieved 13 January 2010.