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Kathrin Boron (later Köppen, born 4 November 1969 in Eisenhüttenstadt, East Germany) is a German sculler, and four-time Olympic gold medallist.[1] She's an athlete of the SV Dynamo / SG Dynamo Potsdam.[2]

Kathrin Boron
Personal information
Born4 November 1969 (1969-11-04) (age 49)
Eisenhüttenstadt, East Germany
Spouse(s)Jens Köppen

Boron won the women's double sculls at the 1992 Summer Olympics with Kerstin Köppen and 2000 Summer Olympics with Jana Thieme, and the women's quad sculls at the 1996 Summer Olympics and 2004 Summer Olympics. At the 2008 Summer Olympics, she finished third in the quad sculls. In addition, Boron has won seven World Championship Gold Medals and five Silver, starting with gold in the double sculls at Tasmania in 1990.[3]

Boron was honoured for her outstanding career in rowing with the 2009 Thomas Keller Medal.[4] She is married to the rower Jens Köppen.[1]


  1. ^ a b Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Kathrin Boron". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 29 October 2017.
  2. ^ "das aktuelle sportstudio | ZDF – ZDFmediathek". (in German). Retrieved 8 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Kathrin Boron". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 29 October 2017.
  4. ^ "World Rowing - Official Website - News". 15 July 2009. Archived from the original on 15 July 2009. Retrieved 27 October 2017.

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