Britta Steffen Germany
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Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

16 Nov 1983

Height

1.8m

Weight

60kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 0 0
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
2 0 0
All-time
Gold Silver Bronze
2 0 1

Top Performances

Sport Guides

SWIMMING

Britta Steffen competed in SWIMMING

Did you know?

  • Swimming has 34 medal events at London 2012, including two open water 10km events in Hyde Park's Serpentine.
  • At the first Olympic Games all swimming events were held in open water. London 1908 was the first to use an indoor pool.
  • The USA’s Michael Phelps won an incredible eight gold medals in Beijing. The Baltimore Bullet is aiming to add to his record total of 14 Olympic gold medals in London.
  • Great Britain won six swimming medals at the 2008 Olympics, finishing third in the medal table behind the United States and Australia.
  • The new Aquatics Centre being used at London 2012 has a spectacular wave-like roof that is 160m long and up to 80m wide.

Head to Head

Britta Steffen vs Amy Smith

Britta Steffen

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London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

7

London 2012 results

24.46 Women's 50m Freestyle

Height

1.8m (5'11")

Weight

60kg

Age

31

Amy Smith

Amy Smith Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

8

London 2012 results

24.87 Women's 50m Freestyle

Height

1.72m (5'8")

Weight

59kg

Age

27

View the London 2012 medallist table