Britta Holthaus

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Britta Holthaus (born January 25, 1979 in Essen ; after marriage to Britta Affeldt ) is a former German rower .

The rower from the Kettwig Rowing Society from 1906 began as a scull rower . At the Junior World Championships in 1995 she won the quadruple scull title , followed by second place in single scars in 1996 and fourth in single scullers in 1994. At the U23 World Championships in 1998, she won the double fours, in 1999 she won the single. In 1999 she also won her only championship title in four-four. In 2000, she won the U23 World Championships in double fours, but could not qualify for the Olympic team.

In 2001, the 1.84 m tall Britta Holthaus switched to oar rowing . At national level, she won in 2001 and 2002 in four and eight . Internationally, she competed in the German women's eight from 2001 to 2004 . At the 2001 World Championships , Holthaus took third place with eighth. In 2002 the German women's eight won all three regattas in the rowing world cup , and at the world championships the boat received the bronze medal as in the previous year. In 2003, the German women's eight finished second in the rowing World Cup twice, but won the gold medal at the World Championships in Milan . In the 2004 season, the eighth finished first, third and sixth in the World Cup regattas. Britta Holthaus ended her career after finishing fifth at the Olympic Games in Athens .

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  1. ^ German championships in quadruples
  2. ^ German championships in foursome
  3. German championships in the eighth