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Imke Duplitzer (born 28 July 1975 in Karlsruhe) is a German épée fencer. Imke is a four time Olympian (2000, 2004, 2008, and 2012) where she placed 10th, 5th, 5th, and 29th respectively (in the individual competition). She also fenced in three team events at the Olympics, and at the 2004 Summer Olympics she won the silver medal in the team épée competition with Britta Heidemann and Claudia Bokel.[1][2] During the 2006 World Fencing Championships she won the bronze medal after beating Romania in the épée team event together with her team mates Claudia Bokel, Britta Heidemann and Marijana Markovic. She is also a two time European Champion in the individual event (1999 & 2010) as well as being a part of the Gold medal winning team in 1998.

Imke Duplitzer
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Personal information
Born (1975-07-28) 28 July 1975 (age 44)
Karlsruhe, Germany
Weapon(s)Épée
Handright-handed
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight72 kg (159 lb)
FIE rankingcurrent ranking

Duplitzer is openly lesbian.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Olympics Statistics: Imke Duplitzer". databaseolympics.com. Archived from the original on 16 August 2011. Retrieved 3 March 2012.
  2. ^ "Imke Duplitzer Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2 August 2012. Retrieved 3 March 2012.
  3. ^ Buzinski, Jim (11 August 2004), "These aren't the Gay Games", Gay.com, archived from the original on 5 September 2005, retrieved 4 April 2008

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