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Helge Meeuw

Helge Meeuw German swimmer

German swimmer
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Quick Facts
Intro German swimmer
A.K.A. Хельге Меув
Is Athlete Swimmer
From Germany
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 29 August 1984, Wiesbaden, Germany
Age: 35 years
Star sign VirgoVirgo
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.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 08 Mar 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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https://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/me/helge-meeuw-1.html
https://web.archive.org/web/20121215061130/http://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/me/helge-meeuw-1.html
https://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/bu/antje-buschschulte-1.html
https://web.archive.org/web/20150907222027/http://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/bu/antje-buschschulte-1.html
http://www.helge-meeuw.de
https://www.olympic.org/helge-meeuw
https://www.olympicchannel.com/en/athletes/detail/helge-meeuw/
https://www.teamdeutschland.de/de/athleten/detail/a_action/show/a_athletes/helge-meeuw-129.html
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