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Silke Braun-Schwager

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameSilke•Braun-Schwager
Used nameSilke•Braun-Schwager
Born8 April 1969 in Oberwiesenthal, Sachsen (GER)
Measurements173 cm / 59 kg
AffiliationsSC Traktor Oberwiesenthal, Oberwiesenthal (GER) / SC am Bachtel, Wald (SUI)
NOC East Germany Switzerland

Biography

Silke Braun represented East Germany at the 1988 Calgary Winter Games as a cross-country skier. With the 4x5 km relay she finished fifth, and over 5 km, was 25th. After German re-unification, she married a Swiss man and subsequently represented Switzerland at the 1992 Albertville, and 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics, with her best result being the fifth place with the Swiss relay squad in 1994. Braun-Schwager won two Swiss national relay titles, in 1993 and 1994.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1988 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) GDR Silke Braun
5 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 25
4 × 5 kilometres Relay, Women (Olympic) East Germany 5
1992 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) SUI Silke Schwager
15 kilometres, Women (Olympic) AC
1994 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) SUI Silke Schwager
5 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 42
30 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 33
5/10 kilometres Pursuit, Women (Olympic) 39
4 × 5 kilometres Relay, Women (Olympic) Switzerland 5