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Kerstin Naumann

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Kerstin Naumann (born 17 September 1981 in Dresden) is a former German oarswoman.

Naumann began rowing as part of the Jugend trainiert für Olympia campaign at the Dresdner Ruder-Club 1902. She then later switched to the RG Wiking Leipzig in the SC DHfK. After she had already won titles and medals in the junior and under 23 age groups, she achieved second place at the World Championships in the adult class in 2005 with Wilma Dressel, Mandy Emmrich and Christiane Hölzel in the coxless four. In 2006, she finished sixth at the World Championships in the coxless four with a different line-up, and in 2007 she again finished second at the World Championships in Munich together with Nina Wengert, Nadine Schmutzler and Silke Günther. In the 2008 Olympic season, Naumann, together with Wengert and Schmutzler, switched to the women’s eight.

Kerstin Naumann is a police officer with the Federal Police.

International successes

  • 1998: 2nd place in the four without (Junior World Championships)
  • 1999: 1st place in the four without (Junior World Championships)
  • 2001: 3rd place in the four without (U23 World Championships)
  • 2003: 1st place in the four without (U23 World Championships)
  • 2005: 2nd place in the four without (World Championships)
  • 2006: 6th place in the four without (World Championships)
  • 2007: 2nd place in the four without (World Championships)

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