Britta Steffen Retires A Year Shy Of Berlin Showcase

Germany's Britta Steffen (right) congratulates Cate Campbell (AUS) at the World Championships this year [Photo: Patrick B Kraemer]

Germany’s Olympic double sprint freestyle champion of 2008 Britta Steffen announced her retirement today with less than a year to go to a home European Championships in Berlin next summer; sprinter doubted she had the “necessary motivation and energy for one or even three more years in competition for gold medals and championship titles”

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Germany’s Olympic double sprint freestyle champion of 2008 Britta Steffen announced her retirement today with less than a year to go to a home European Championships in Berlin next summer; sprinter doubted she had the “necessary motivation and energy for one or even three more years in competition for gold medals and championship titles”

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Gesa

She is very unpopular here in Germany, because of her unfriendly and aggressive behavior.

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