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Kristin Otto


German swimmer who became the very first woman to gain six silver medals at an individual Olympic Video games in 1988 in Seoul. She started training at age 10, swimming on the East German sports activities academy. She was under great speculation of using functionality enhancing drugs and also other East German sportsmen but she stated she was hardly ever aware of getting given medications by doctors. Her mom was a physiotherapist and her dad a physics teacher. She won silver on the 1988 Olympics where American diver Greg Louganis also had taken home the silver.

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Full Name Kristin Otto
Date Of Birth February 7, 1966
Place Of Birth Germany
Height 1.85 m
Weight 70 kg
Profession Swimmer
Nationality German
Children Kaya Otto Britze
Partner Nils Britze, Nils Britze
Star Sign Aquarius

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1 Won six World Championships titles in 1982 and 1986.
2 Studied journalism in Leipzig after her active career and became sports reporter of German network ZDF.
3 Most successful German swimmer ever winning six gold medals at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul. Although her former coach and doctor were both convicted of doping and bodily harm in 1999 and 2000, she said she did not knowingly take banned substances.



Sportler des Jahres 2015 TV Series executive producer - 1 episode



Wetten, dass..? 2004 TV Series Herself
Na so was - 40 Jahre ZDF 2003 TV Movie Herself
Zimmer frei! 2002 TV Series Herself
Auge um Auge 2002 TV Series Herself
Die Harald Schmidt Show 1999-2000 TV Series Herself
Das Duell im Ersten 2009 TV Series Herself
Danke für die Träume! 2009 TV Movie Herself
Das Quiz mit Jörg Pilawa 2007 TV Series Herself
Sportler des Jahres 2004 TV Series Herself - Host

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