Sylvia Eichner

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Sylvia Eichner
Personal information
Born (1957-06-06) 6 June 1957 (age 60)
Dresden, Germany
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 61 kg (134 lb)
Sport Swimming
Club SC Einheit Dresden

Sylvia Eichner (born 6 June 1957) is a German swimmer who won a silver medal in the 4 × 100 m freestyle relay at the 1972 Summer Olympics.[1][2] She also won a gold medal in the same event at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships,[3][4] setting a new world record.[5]


  1. ^ Sylvia Eichner.
  2. ^ She swam only in the preliminary round
  3. ^ Sylvia EICHNER.
  4. ^ Jean-Louis Meuret (2007), HistoFINA Volume IV – Tome IV[permanent dead link]. MEDALLISTS AND STATISTICS. Special FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS (50 m.) Before Rome 2009.
  5. ^ Steve Thomas and Norbert Agh (July 29, 2002) Euro Champs Begin With a Bang: Germany Smashes the World Record in the Women's 4x100m Freestyle Relay. Swimming World Magazine