Silke Braun-Schwager

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Silke Braun-Schwager or Silke Schwager 1 , née Silke Braun (born April 8, 1969 in Oberwiesenthal ) is a German-Swiss cross-country skier who competed for the German Democratic Republic and Switzerland . She took part in the Winter Olympics once for the GDR and twice for Switzerland . It started in the GDR for the SC Traktor Oberwiesenthal and in Switzerland for the SC am Bachtel .


She was nominated for the 1988 Winter Olympics and took 25th place in the five kilometer classic style competition. Together with Simone Greiner-Petter , Kerstin Moring and Simone Opitz , she took fifth place in the relay competition. She also took part in the Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti in 1989 .

Before the Olympic Games in 1992 , she changed nation and now started for Switzerland . She was nominated for the Olympic Games in Albertville and was used over the 15 kilometers, but where she had to give up during the race. Two years later she was nominated for the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer . In the competition over the five kilometers she took 42nd place, in the competition over the tooth kilometers the 39th place and in the competition over the 30 kilometers the 33rd place. She also took fifth place together with Brigitte Albrecht-Loretan , Sylvia Honegger and Barbara Mettler .


1She is listed by the FIS under the name Silke Schwager . In addition, only the competitions under the Swiss flag are listed.

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