|Born||17 May 1978|
|Height||1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)|
|Club||SSV Leutzsch e. V.|
Stefan Herbst (born 17 May 1978 in Leipzig, Germany)is a 2-time Olympics swimmer from Germany. He swam for Germany at the 2000 and 2004 Olympics. He is the brother of fellow Olympic swimmer Sabine Herbst and uncle of young swimmer Ramon Klenz.
Stefan made his international swimming debut at the 1998 World Championships.He has competed in Freestyle Relay and Men's 200m Freestyle.
Michael Groß, usually spelled Michael Gross in English, is a former competitive swimmer from Germany. He is 201 centimetres tall, and received the nickname "The Albatross" for his especially long arms that gave him a total span of 2.13 meters. Gross, competing for West Germany, won three Olympic gold medals, two in 1984 and one in 1988 in the freestyle and butterfly events, in addition to two World Championship titles in 1982, two in 1986 and one in 1991.
Hannah Stockbauer is a World Champion, Olympic and national-record holding swimmer from Germany. In 2003, she was named the female World Swimmer of the Year by Swimming World Magazine, following her winning the 400, 800 and 1500 freestyles at the 2003 World Championships.
John Pitann Kinsella is an American former competition swimmer, an Olympic champion, and a former world record-holder in multiple events.
Annika Liebs Lurz is an Olympic and former World Record-holding swimmer from Germany. She swam for her homeland at the 2008 Olympics.
Lars Conrad is an Olympic and national record holding freestyle swimmer from Germany. He swam for Germany at 2000 and 2004 Olympics.
Uwe Daßler, commonly spelled Uwe Dassler in English, is a former middle- and long-distance swimmer from Germany, who represented East Germany (GDR) in international competition.
Roland Matthes was a German swimmer and the most successful backstroke swimmer of all time. Between April 1967 and August 1974 he won all backstroke competitions he entered. He won four European championships and three world championships in a row, and swam 19 world and 21 European records in various backstroke, butterfly, freestyle and medley events. He was trained by Marlies Grohe.
Stefan Pfeiffer is a former freestyle swimmer from Germany. At the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles he won the bronze medal in the 1500 m freestyle event. Four years later at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, Pfeiffer earned another medal, this time silver, in the same event.
Lindsay Dianne Benko, also known by her married name as Lindsay Mintenko, is an American former competition swimmer, Olympic gold medalist, and former world record-holder. She represented the United States at the 2000 Summer Olympics and 2004 Summer Olympics. She held the short-course world record in the 400-meter freestyle for nearly three years from January 2003 to December 2005.
Steven Charles Furniss is an American former swimmer, Olympic medalist and former world record-holder. At the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany, he won the bronze medal in the men's 200-meter individual medley. He attended Foothill High School in Santa Ana, California. His brother Bruce Furniss also competed as an Olympic swimmer.
Paul Biedermann is a German retired competitive swimmer, a 400 metre freestyle long course world champion, and former 200 metre freestyle long course world champion. He holds the long course and short course world records in the 200 meters freestyle, and the long course world record in the 400 meters freestyle.
Jonas Lars Persson is an Olympic swimmer from Sweden. He swam for his homeland at the 2008 Olympics.
Sabine Herbst-Klenz is a retired female butterfly and medley swimmer from Germany. She twice competed for her native country at the Summer Olympics: 1996 and 2000. Herbst is the daughter of former Olympians Eva Wittke and Jochen Herbst, and the sister of swimmer Stefan Herbst.
Rafed Ziad El-Masri is a German former swimmer of Syrian origin, who specialized in sprint freestyle events. He is also a four-time national champion for Germany, and a gold medalist for the men's 50 m freestyle event at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, Qatar, representing his ancestral homeland Syria.
Eva Wittke is a retired German swimmer. She competed in the 400 m individual medley and 4×100 m medley relay at the 1968 Summer Olympics and finished fifth in the latter event.
Jochen Herbst is a retired German swimmer. He competed in the 4×200 m freestyle relay at the 1968 Summer Olympics and finished in seventh place. During his career he won eight national titles in the 200 m, 400 m (1962), 1500 m (1962), 4×100 m and 4×200 m freestyle events.
Christian Hein is a German former swimmer, who specialized in long-distance freestyle events and open water marathon. He won two silver medals in both 5 and 10 km open water swimming at the 2003 FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, with a time of 53.13.9 and 1:51.06.5, respectively. Hein is a member of SVW 05 Würzburg, and is coached and trained by Nikolai Evseev.
Heiko Hell is a German former swimmer, who specialized in long-distance freestyle events. He is a nine-time German swimming champion in the 400, 800, and 1500 m freestyle (2000–2004), and also a three-time Olympic finalist. Hell is a member of Hamburg City Swimming Club, and is coached and trained by Dirk Lange.
Ştefan Pinciuc is a Moldovan former swimmer, who specialized in freestyle events. Pinciuc qualified for the men's 200 m freestyle at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, by clearing a FINA B-standard entry time of 1:54.36 from the Russian Open Championships in Moscow. He challenged seven other swimmers in heat two, including dual citizen Mihail Alexandrov of Bulgaria. He raced to third place in a time of 1:54.56, exactly two tenths of a second (0.20) off his entry time. Pinciuc failed to advance into the semifinals, as he placed forty-ninth overall in the preliminaries.
Liechtenstein competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016. Since the nation's official debut in 1936, Liechtensteinian athletes have appeared in every edition of the Summer Olympic Games, except for two occasions. Liechtenstein did not register any athletes at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, and eventually joined the United States-led boycott when Moscow hosted the 1980 Summer Olympics. The 2016 delegation included two swimmers, Christoph Meier and Julia Hassler, and tennis player Stephanie Vogt. Two of the athletes debuted in the 2012 Summer Olympics, with long-distance freestyle swimmer Julia Hassler leading the squad as the nation's flag bearer in the opening ceremony. Liechtenstein has yet to win a Summer Olympic medal.
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