Jörg Woithe

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Jörg Woithe (born 11 April 1963) is a German former swimmer. He competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow and won a gold medal in the 100 m freestyle and a silver medal in the 4 × 200 m freestyle relay; he finished fourth in the 200 m freestyle and 4 × 100 m freestyle relay.Between 1981 and 1987 he won two gold, seven silver and five bronze medals at the world and European championships.After retiring from swimming he received a degree from the German Institute of Physical Education and Sport in Leipzig / Germany ( Deutsche Hochschule für Körperkultur und Sport - DHfK ) via distance learning. He then worked as a swimming coach, and was also employed by companies producing swimming articles and high-performance lubricants. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jörg Woithe has received more than 14,313 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Jörg Woithe is the 102nd most popular swimmer (down from 93rd in 2019), the 4,522nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 3,380th in 2019) and the 11th most popular German Swimmer.

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Among swimmers, Jörg Woithe ranks 102 out of 392Before him are Ines Diers, Yana Klochkova, Tamás Darnyi, Sarah Sjöström, Sharon Stouder, and John Naber. After him are Allison Schmitt, Federica Pellegrini, Gemma Mengual, Claudia Kolb, Shane Gould, and Jenny Thompson.

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Among people born in 1963, Jörg Woithe ranks 559Before him are Charlie Clouser, Andrea Leadsom, Federico Andahazi, Mandakini, Igor Zhelezovski, and Ken Flach. After him are Ricardo Peláez, Audrey Niffenegger, John Michael Higgins, Douglas Wakiihuri, Igor Astapkovich, and Manuela Machado.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Jörg Woithe ranks 4,522 out of 5,289Before him are Fritz Fischer (1956), Cress Williams (1970), Bogna Koreng (1965), Sabine Lisicki (1989), Serdar Tasci (1987), and Masashi Hamauzu (1971). After him are Oskar Roehler (1959), Martin Harnik (1987), Michael Rich (1969), Andrea Henkel (1977), Michael Greis (1976), and David McAllister (1971).

Among SWIMMERS In Germany

Among swimmers born in Germany, Jörg Woithe ranks 11Before him are Barbara Krause (1959), Michael Gross (1964), Andrea Pollack (1961), Ulrike Richter (1959), Rica Reinisch (1965), and Ines Diers (1963). After him are Hannelore Anke (1957), Ute Geweniger (1964), Paul Biedermann (1986), Caren Metschuck (1963), Franziska van Almsick (1978), and Britta Steffen (1983).