Professional swimmer known for having competed at the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games at the age of 14. Her final professional performance was at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece.
Her career in swimming began at the SC Dynamo Berlin club. She would walk away from her first Olympic appearances with gold medal victories.
She was named Female World Swimmer of the Year by Swimming World magazine in 1993.
She is from Germany.
Both she and Katja Seizinger competed in Olympic events representing Germany.