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Helge Meeuw

Helge Meeuw

German swimmer
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro German swimmer
A.K.A. Хельге Меув
Countries Germany
Occupations Swimmer
Gender male
Birth 29 August 1984 (Wiesbaden)
Star sign Virgo
Family
Mother: Jutta Weber
Father: Folkert Meeuw
Stats
Height: 177 cm
Weight: 74 kg
The details
Biography

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.

Personal bests

Long course

  • 100 m backstroke 52.27 NR
  • 200 m backstroke 1:53.34 NR

Short course

  • 200 m backstroke 1'51.51 NR

Family

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.

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References
http://www.helge-meeuw.de
https://web.archive.org/web/20121215061130/http://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/me/helge-meeuw-1.html
https://web.archive.org/web/20150907222027/http://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/bu/antje-buschschulte-1.html
https://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/me/helge-meeuw-1.html
https://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/bu/antje-buschschulte-1.html
https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q63723#P856
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