|Birth||29 August 1984, Wiesbaden, Germany|
Helge Folkert Meeuw (born 29 August 1984 from Wiesbaden, Germany) is an Olympic and national record holding swimmer from Germany. He swam for Germany at the: Olympics: 2004, 2008, 2012 World Championships: 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011 European Championships: 2006, 2012 World University Games: 2007, 2009 Short Course Worlds: 2006 Short Course Europeans: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 At the 2008 German Swimming Championships in Berlin, he swam in 53.10 sec a new European Record at 100m backstroke. He also holds 200 m (short course and long course) backstroke German national records in swimming.
Long course 100 m backstroke 52.27 NR 200 m backstroke 1:53.34 NR Short course 200 m backstroke 1'51.51 NR
Both his parents, Folkert Meeuw and Jutta Weber, competed for West Germany in swimming, and both won medals at Olympic Games and World and European championships. His wife, Antje Buschschulte, also competed for Germany and won Olympic medals.