Folkert Meeuw

Folkert Meeuw (born 11 November 1946) is a German former swimmer who competed at the 1968 and 1972 Summer Olympics, and won a silver medal in the 4 × 200 m freestyle relay in 1972.[1] Next year he won a bronze in the same event at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships. In 1970 and 1974 he won six European medals in various events, including three gold medals.[2]

Folkert Meeuw
Personal information
Born (1946-11-11) 11 November 1946
Wiesbaden, Germany
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb)
ClubWasserfreunde Wuppertal

His wife, Jutta Weber, and son, Helge Meeuw, both competed for Germany in swimming and won medals at Summer Olympics and World and European championships.[1]


  1. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Folkert Meeuw". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 13 November 2012. Retrieved 5 May 2012.
  2. Folkert Meeuw.

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