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Kathrin Boron

Full name: Kathrin Boron (-Köppen)
Gender: Female
Height: 6-0 (184 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: November 4, 1969 in Eisenhüttenstadt, Brandenburg, Germany
Affiliations: Potsdamer RG, Potsdam (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Rowing

Related Olympians: Wife of Jens Köppen.

Medals: 4 Gold, 1 Bronze (5 Total)

Biography

Kathrin Boron is one of the most successful female rowers of all time. While three Romanian rowers have won more Olympic medals, Boron is unsurpassed at the World Championships. She has won eight world titles between 1989 and 2001 in the double and quadruple sculls, adding five silver medals, the last one in 2007. Boron also attempted to compete in the single, and placed 4th in the 1995 World Championships. Born closed out her long career with a bronze medal at the Beijing Olympics.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Rowing Women's Double Sculls Germany GER 1 Gold
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Rowing Women's Quadruple Sculls Germany GER 1 Gold
2000 Summer 30 Sydney Rowing Women's Double Sculls Germany GER 1 Gold
2004 Summer 34 Athina Rowing Women's Quadruple Sculls Germany GER 1 Gold
2008 Summer 38 Beijing Rowing Women's Quadruple Sculls Germany GER 3 Bronze

Women's Double Sculls

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Rowing Germany GER Kerstin Köppen Final 6:49.00
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Rowing Germany GER Kerstin Köppen Semi-Finals Heat One 7:01.32
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Rowing Germany GER Kerstin Köppen Round One Heat One 7:16.74
2000 Summer 30 Sydney Rowing Germany GER Jana Thieme Final 6:55.44
2000 Summer 30 Sydney Rowing Germany GER Jana Thieme Round One Heat One 7:04.74

Women's Quadruple Sculls

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T L
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Rowing Germany GER Final 6:27.44
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Rowing Germany GER Round One Heat Two 6:36.00
2004 Summer 34 Athina Rowing Germany GER Final 6:29.29
2004 Summer 34 Athina Rowing Germany GER Round One Heat Two 6:16.49
2008 Summer 38 Beijing Rowing Germany GER Final Round A Final 6:19.56 2
2008 Summer 38 Beijing Rowing Germany GER Repêchage Heat One 6:36.17 3
2008 Summer 38 Beijing Rowing Germany GER Round One Heat Two 6:15.26 1
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