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Andrea Pollack

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Nationality  East Germany
Role  Butterfly swimmer
Sport  Swimming
Height  1.66 m

Strokes  Butterfly, Freestyle
Weight  61 kg
Name  Andrea Pollack
Club  SC Dynamo Berlin
Andrea Pollack
Born  8 May 1961 (age 54) (1961-05-08) Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, East Germany now Germany
Olympic medals  Swimming at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metre butterfly
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Andrea Pollack (born 8 May 1961 in Schwerin) is a former butterfly swimmer from East Germany, who won two gold medals at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada at age fifteen. She won the individual 200 m butterfly and with the women's relay team in the 4×100 m medley. Pollack also collected two silver medals at the Montreal Games.

She won a gold in 4×100 m medley relay and a silver in the 100 m butterfly at the 1980 Moscow Olympics. In 1978 she twice broke the world record in the women's 200 m butterfly. She was a member of SC Dynamo Berlin. In 1998, several former East German swimmers, including Pollack, went public with accusations against their coaches and physicians that they were systematically doped.

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