Andrea Barth - Andrea Barth

Andrea Barth-March Road cycling
To person
Date of birth 23rd January 1972 (age 48)
Nation GermanyGermany Germany
discipline Artistic cycling
Team(s)
1980–1996 RSV Wendlingen
Most important successes
World championships
Jersey rainbow.svg World champion Kunstrad 1994, 1995, 1996
European championships
European Champion's jersey European champion Kunstrad 1989, 1990
German championships
German champions German champion Kunstrad 1989, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996
Last updated: December 22, 2017

Andrea Barth-March (* 23. January 1972 in Esslingen as Andrea Barth ) was from 1980 to 1996 Kunstradfahrerin in the discipline One-art cycling. During her active time at RSV Wendlingen , she achieved a number of successes.

Career

Andrea Barth began her sporting career at the age of eight with RSV Wendlingen.

As a 19-year-old, she became German champion in art cycling in Trier in 1991. After three runner-up world championships in a row, she became the first world champion in single art cycling in the Saarlandhalle in Saarbrücken in 1994.
Barth was able to win the gold medal in 1995 and 1996 as well. [1]

In 1996, the 24-year-old Andrea Barth announced that she was withdrawing from competitive sport after her third world championship title.

The attempt to pursue a career as a licensed trainer at RSV Wendlingen did not succeed.
The offer to accept a lucrative contract as a circus driver with the Canadian entertainment company Cirque du Soleil had already turned down in 1990. [2]

During her career as an art cyclist, Barth trained as an administrative clerk in the Wendling town hall and then worked for health insurance companies in Kircheim. In 2004 she took half a year off and then began a three-year training course as a state-approved sports teacher and sports therapist. From 2008 she then worked as a physical education teacher at a secondary school in Rosenheim.

Privates

She has been married since 2011, the couple has two children and the family lives in Bruckmühl in the Rosenheim district . [2]

Sporting successes

  • World Champion World champion: 1994, 1995, 1996
  • Vice world champion: 1991, 1992, 1993
  • European champion European champion: 1989, 1990
  • Third at the European Championship: 1988
  • German champions German champion: 1989, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996
  • German runner-up: 1986, 1990, 1993, 1995

Weblinks

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Club history of the Wendlingen cycling club ( memento of the original from November 9, 2017 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.@1@2Template: Webachiv / IABot / www.rsv-wendlingen.de
  2. a b World star at 22, resignation at 24 , Der Teckbote, March 22, 2014