Franziska Hentke

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Franziska Hentke is a German swimmer born on June 4, 1989.

2015 FINA World Championships

Hentke finished tied for fourth in the 200m butterfly.

2015 European Short Course (25M) Championships

Hentke win the 200m butterfly breaking her own National Record with a time of 2:03.01. This time made her the sixth fastest of all time.

2016 European Aquatics Championships

Hentke won the 200m butterfly (50M) beating second place finisher, Liliana Szilagyi of Hungary by 0.01 seconds.

2016 Rio Olympics

Hentke swam the 200m butterfly but finished 11th in the semifinals failing to make the championship final.

2017 FINA World Championships

Hentke finished second to Spain’s Mireia Belmonte by 0.13 seconds to win the Silver medal.

2017 SCM European Championships

Hentke grabbed the title in the 200 butterfly in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her and Italy’s Ilaria Bianchi were neck and neck throughout the race but Hentke touched the wall in 2:03.92 and beat Bianchi by 0.30 seconds.





International Medals

Place Event Year Meet
Gold 200 Fly 2015 Short Course European Championships
Silver 200 Fly 2017 World Championships

Best Times

Course Event Time Date Meet
lcm 200 Fly 2:05.23 07/03/15 2015 German Open
Essen, Germany
Franziska Hentke 2017 World Championships Budapest, Hungary (photo: Mike Lewis) Franziska Hentke, FINA World Cup Berlin, 2016, photo Daniela Kapser Ein tolles Team: Franziska Hentke und Trainer Bernd Berkhahn. Team Europe's Franziska Hentke in the 200 fly at the duel in the pool (photo: Mike Lewis) Courtesy: DSV