Angela Maurer

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

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


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.


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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