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Caren Metschuck

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Nationality  East Germany
Role  Swimmer
Sport  Swimming
Height  1.84 m

Strokes  Butterfly, freestyle
Weight  76 kg
Name  Caren Metschuck
Club  F.C. Hansa Rostock
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Born  27 September 1963 (age 52) (1963-09-27) Greifswald, East Germany
Olympic medals  Swimming at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metre butterfly
Similar People  Barbara Krause, Ines Diers, Christiane Knacke

Caren Metschuck (later Caren Mahn, born 27 September 1963) is a German former swimmer and a multiple Olympic gold medalist. At the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, she won gold medals in the 100 m butterfly, 4×100 m freestyle relay team and 4×100 m backstroke relay, becoming the most successful female competitor of the Summer Olympic Games that year.

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One year later, she won the European Championships in Split in the 100 m freestyle and triumphed again with the 4×100 m freestyle relay and the 4×100 m medley relay team. After winning a world title in the 4×100 m freestyle relay in 1982, she terminated her short career and became a school teacher. During her career she set three world records in relay events. In 1990 she was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame. After German unification she worked as a swimming coach at her home club SC Empor Rostock.

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References

Caren Metschuck Wikipedia


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