Antje Buschschulte

Antje Buschschulte (born 27 December 1978 in Berlin) is a former German swimmer. Her best disciplines were the short distance backstroke and freestyle races. Buschschulte swam for the sporting club SC Magdeburg. She participated in Olympic Games 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008 and won 5 olympic Bronze Medals. She was World Champion in 100m backstroke 2003 in Barcelona. In total Antje won 57 international medals (Olympic Games, World Championships, European Championships). She is the only German swimmer who participated for 14 years in a row (1995–2008) in every major longcourse championship (Olympic Games, Worldchampionships, European Championships).

Antje Buschschulte
Personal information
Nationality Germany
Born (1978-12-27) 27 December 1978
West Berlin, West Germany
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
StrokesFreestyle, Backstroke
ClubSportclub Magdeburg

Antje holds a Diploma in Neurobiology from the Otto-von-Guericke-University in Magdeburg and currently works as head of the office for State Minister Rainer Robra in the State Chancellery of Saxony-Anhalt.

She lives with her husband Helge Meeuw and her daughters in Magdeburg.

See also


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    • Antje Buschschulte at the International Olympic Committee
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