Britta Kamrau

Britta Kamrau-Corestein (born 6 April 1979 in Rostock) is a German long distance swimmer. She is a former European champion at the 5 km, 10 km and 25 km open water distances[1] and former world champion at the 25 km.

Britta Kamrau
Medal record
Women's Open water
Representing  Germany
Event 1st 2nd 3rd
Olympic Games 0 0 0
World Championships 4 2 4
European Championships 3 3 4
Universiade 0 0 0
Total 7 5 8
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2007 Melbourne 25 km open water
Silver medal – second place 2003 Barcelona 25 km open water
Silver medal – second place 2005 Montréal 25 km open water
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Barcelona 5 km open water
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Montréal 10 km open water
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2004 Madrid 5 km open water
Gold medal – first place 2004 Madrid 10 km open water
Gold medal – first place 2004 Madrid 25 km open water
Silver medal – second place 2000 Helsinki 5 km open water
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Istanbul 5 km open water
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Istanbul 25 km open water
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Berlin 10 km open water

In March 2007 she was the center of some controversy after she claimed that Australian swimmer Kate Brookes-Peterson pulled her from behind in the final 100 meters of the 5 km open water race at the 2007 World Aquatics Championships[2] denying her a bronze medal.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Britta Kamrau". acswim. Archived from the original on 2004-09-02. Retrieved 2007-11-20.
  2. ^ "Open Water Titles". Washington Post. 2007-03-18. Retrieved 2007-11-20.

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