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Caren Metschuck

Full name: Caren Metschuck (-Mahn)
Gender: Female
Height: 6-0 (184 cm)
Weight: 168 lbs (76 kg)
Born: September 27, 1963 in Greifswald, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Affiliations: SC Empor Rostock, Rostock (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 3 Gold, 1 Silver (4 Total)

Biography

Caren Metschuck had a short career with three years of high-performance butterfly and freestyle swimming from 1980-82, She then retired and became a school teacher. Metschuck won three golds and one silver medal at the 1980 Moscow Olympics and was the most successful female athlete at those Games. One year later she won three gold medals at the European Championships. This collection was completed by a 1982 gold and a 1978 silver medal at the World Championships in the 4×100 free relay. In 1990 she was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame. After German reunification Metschuck worked as a coach in her home club SC Empor Rostock.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 16 Moskva Swimming Women's 100 metres Freestyle East Germany GDR 2 Silver
1980 Summer 16 Moskva Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay East Germany GDR 1 Gold WR
1980 Summer 16 Moskva Swimming Women's 100 metres Butterfly East Germany GDR 1 Gold
1980 Summer 16 Moskva Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay East Germany GDR 1 Gold WR

Women's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1980 Summer 16 Moskva Swimming East Germany Final 2 55.16
1980 Summer 16 Moskva Swimming East Germany Round One Heat Four 1 QU 55.44

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1980 Summer 16 Moskva Swimming East Germany GDR Final 1 WR 3:42.71 55.61 1:50.51
1980 Summer 16 Moskva Swimming East Germany GDR Round One Heat Two 1 QU 3:45.19 55.81 2:47.89

Women's 100 metres Butterfly

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1980 Summer 16 Moskva Swimming East Germany Final 1 1:00.42
1980 Summer 16 Moskva Swimming East Germany Round One Heat Three 1 QU 1:01.08

Women's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1980 Summer 16 Moskva Swimming East Germany GDR Final 1 WR 4:06.67 55.56 4:06.67
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