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Katrin Meissner (German: Katrin Meißner, born 17 January 1973 in Berlin) is a former freestyle swimmer from East Germany, who won three medals at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. The fifteen-year-old triumphed with the GDR women's relay team in the 4×100 m medley and in the 4×100 m freestyle, and finished third in the 50 m freestyle.

Katrin Meissner
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Meissner in 1988
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Full nameKatrin Meissner
Nationality East Germany (until 1990)
 Germany
Born (1973-01-17) 17 January 1973 (age 46)
East Berlin, East Germany
Height1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight80 kg (176 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesFreestyle
ClubSC Dynamo Berlin
Wasserfreunde Spandau 04

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  • "Katrin Meissner studies English at Embassy CES". Archived from the original on 29 June 2007. Retrieved 9 July 2007. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  • Katrin Meissner at databaseOlympics[permanent dead link]
  • Katrin Meissner at Olympics at Sports-Reference.com
  • Katrin Meissner at the International Olympic Committee