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Claudia Österheld

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameClaudia•Österheld
Used nameClaudia•Österheld
Born8 December 1968 in Kassel, Hessen (GER)
Measurements165 cm / 61 kg
AffiliationsWolfsburger KC, Wolfsburg (GER)
NOC West Germany


West German flatwater canoeist Claudia Österheld partnered Andrea Martin in the K-2 500 at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, and together they were eliminated in the semi-finals. With the K-4 500, both finished fifth in the final. In 1986-87, and 1990, Österheld won the K-2 500 national title with different partners.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1988 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) FRG Claudia Österheld
Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Women (Olympic) Andrea Martin 4 h1 r3/4
Kayak Fours, 500 metres, Women (Olympic) West Germany 5