Jens Schreiber

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Jens Schreiber
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Born (1982-08-26) 26 August 1982 (age 38)
Oldenburg, Germany
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight83 kg (183 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
ClubSV Wasserfreunde 98, Hannover

Jens Schreiber (born 26 August 1982) is a German freestyle swimmer who won four medals at European Short Course Swimming Championships in 2003, 2004 and 2006; [1] in 2006, his 4×50 m medley relay team won gold medals, setting a new world record. [2] He also competed in four freestyle events at the Summer Olympics of 2004 and 2008; his best achievement was sixth place in the 4 × 200 m freestyle relay in 2004. [3]

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References

  1. Jens SCHREIBER. les-sports.info
  2. Germany sets relay world record. Associated Press (December 7, 2006).
  3. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Jens Schreiber". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2012-11-13.