Cornelia Polit (later Embacher, born 18 February 1963) is a former swimmer from East Germany. At age seventeen she won the silver medal in the women's 200 m backstroke at the 1980 Summer Olympics, behind her team mate Rica Reinisch. She won a silver and a gold medal in the 100 m and 200 m backstroke at the 1981 European Aquatics Championships, respectively. Two years later she repeated this achievement, but in the butterfly events.
Cornelia Polit in 1978
|Born||18 February 1963|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||63 kg (139 lb)|
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