Angela Maurer

Intro Swimmer
Is Athlete Swimmer
From Germany
Type Sports
Gender female
Birth 27 July 1975, Wiesbaden, Germany
Star sign Leo
Stats
Height: 172 cm
Weight: 59 kg

Angela Maurer (born 27 July 1975) is a German long-distance swimmer.

Career

Angela Maurer lives in Wiesbaden, where she was born. She swims for the SSV Undine 08 e.V. Mainz swimming club, and trains together with Dimitri Colupaev and Marc-Oliver Stein under Nikolai Evseev in Mainz. She has been studying at police technical college since 1 September 2007, and is a member of the Rhineland-Palatinate's state elite sports training programme. At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing she achieved 4th place in the 10 km marathon swim, only a fraction of a second behind the bronze medallist Cassie Patten. In 2009, she won the 10 km open-water race at the German national swimming championships in Lindau with a time of 2:01:31.43, ensuring her place at the 2009 World Aquatics Championships in Rome.

Achievements

Qualifying for the 2008 Olympics at the 5th World Open Water Championships in Seville 8 German national titles in 5 km, 10 km und 25 km open-water swimming double 2006 European champion in both 10 km und 25 km open-water swimming, runner-up in 1999 and 2002 seven World Championship medals in 10 km und 25 km open-water swimming (one gold, three silver, three bronze) Overall winner of the 2002 World Cup in open-water swimming Hesse Sportswoman of the Year Member of the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame

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