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Christian
Reichert
GermanyGermany, GER
Open water

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
07 February 1985
Height
188 cm
Marital status
Married
Family
Wife Nadine, daughter Mia-Sophie
Residence
Wiesbaden, GER
Occupation
Athlete, Police Officer
Languages
German

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age eight in Wurzburg, Germany.
Club / Team
SC Wiesbaden 1911: Germany
Name of coach
Stefan Lurz [national], GER; Oliver Grossmann [club], GER
Training Regime
He trains twice a day, six days a week.

General Interest

Hobbies
Wakeboarding, snowboarding. (reichert-swimming.de, 13 Jun 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I am not in this world to be like other people want me to be." (reichert-swimming.de, 13 Jun 2016)
Other sports
He represented Germany in swimming at the 2003 European Junior Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. (SportsDeskOnline, 10 Aug 2017)
Famous relatives
His wife Nadine Reichert has competed in open water swimming for Germany. She won bronze in the 10km at the 2011 European Championships in Eilat, Israel. (SportsDeskOnline, 10 Aug 2017; reichert-swimming.de, 13 Jun 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (wuerzburgerleben.de, 17 Jan 2018)

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