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Tina
Punzel
GermanyGermany, GER
Diving

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
01 August 1995
Height
167 cm
Residence
Dresden, GER
Occupation
Athlete, Serves in the Army, Student
Languages
English, German

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began diving at age five.
Why this sport?
Her parents introduced her to the sport.
Club / Team
Dresdner SC 1898: Germany
Name of coach
Boris Rozenberg [club], GER; Lutz Buschkow [national]

General Interest

Hobbies
Other sports, travel, reading, meeting friends. (dresden.de, 01 Jul 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2019 World Series after reaching the final in the 3m springboard at the 2018 World Cup event in Wuhan, People's Republic of China. (sz-online.de, 14 Jun 2018)
Injuries
She missed the 2017 Rostock Grand Prix in Germany after falling down a flight of stairs and injuring her foot. (dnn.de, 23 Feb 2017)

In 2014 she had a back injury and was out of action for four months. (zdfsport.de, 23 Aug 2014)
Awards and honours
She was named the 2013 Female Athlete of the Year in Dresden, Germany. (dresden-fernsehen.de, 17 Mar 2014)
Famous relatives
Her father Rainer represented Dresdner SC 1898 and Germany in diving in the 1990s. (dsc1898.de, 12 Aug 2018; dnn.de, 24 Jun 2013)
Ambitions
To reach the final of an individual event at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (dsc1898.de, 12 Aug 2018)