Caren Metschuck (right) at the GDR Swimming Championships in East Berlin (1978)
|Nation:||German Democratic Republic|
|Swimming style (s) :||Freestyle, butterfly|
|Birthday:||September 27, 1963|
|Place of birth:||Greifswald|
Caren Metschuck (born September 27, 1963 in Greifswald ) is a former German swimmer and multiple Olympic champion .
At the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow , she was Olympic champion over 100 m butterfly . She also won gold with the 4 × 100 m freestyle relay and the 4 × 100 m individual relay relay . This made her the most successful female participant in these Olympic Games. A year later she became European champion over 100 m freestyle at the European Championships in Split in 1981 and again won the 4 × 100 m freestyle relay and the 4 × 100 m individual relay relay. After the 1982 World Championships and the world championship title with the 4 × 100 m freestyle relay, she ended her short career and became a teacher.
In 1990 she was inducted into the international swimming pool 's hall of fame . In 1980 she was awarded the Silver Patriotic Order of Merit .
Today her name is Caren Mahn and worked as a regional trainer at SC Empor Rostock 2000 until August 2010 , where she a. a. trained the former top German swimmer Thomas Rupprath .
- Olaf W. Reimann: Metschuck, Caren . In: Who was who in the GDR? 5th edition. Volume 2. Ch. Links, Berlin 2010, ISBN 978-3-86153-561-4 .
- Caren Metschuck in the International Swimming Hall of Fame (English)
- Caren Metschuck in the database of Swimrankings.net (English)
- Caren Metschuck in the database of Sports-Reference (English; archived from the original )
- ↑ Neues Deutschland , August 22, 1980, p. 3
- ↑ Bernd-Dieter Herold: Rostock: Caren Mahn most successful Olympic participant in 1980 in Moscow: Staying true to the wet element | svz.de. Retrieved January 13, 2019 .
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Warning, Caren|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German swimmer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||September 27, 1963|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Greifswald|