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Andreas WASCHBURGER
Sport Open Water Swimming
NOC Germany   
GenderMen
Born06 Jan 1987 in Saarbrücken, FRG
Height1.89 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Family
Partner Jasmin
Occupation
Police Athlete
Languages
English, German
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age five. He took up open water swimming in 2004.
Why this sport?
His brother Stephan had started swimming, and their mother suggested he should try it as well.
Club / Team
SSG Saar Max Ritter: Germany
Name of coach
Nikolai Evseev, RUS; Peter Hos [personal]
General Interest
Nicknames
Waschi (saarbruecker-zeitung.de, 06 Aug 2018)
Injuries
He withdrew from the 2020 European Championships in Budapest, Hungary, which took place in May 2021, after testing positive for the COVID-19 virus. (sr.de, 14 May 2021)
Awards and honours
In 2010 he was named Swimmer of the Year in Saarland, Germany. (sol.de, 25 Jan 2011)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
8 2019 Gwangju, KOR 25km 4:52:26.3
10 2017 Budapest, HUN 25km 5:06:14.1
16 2015 Kazan, RUS 10km 1:50:41.4
11 2015 Kazan, RUS 25km 5:00:19.2
10 2011 Shanghai, CHN 10km 1:54:39.8
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
20 2018 Glasgow, SCO 10km 1:50:51.5
9 2018 Glasgow, SCO 25km 5:00:30.1
17 2016 Hoorn, NED 10km 1:55:32.4
  2016 Hoorn, NED 25km  DNF
2 2016 Hoorn, NED 5km - Team Time Trial 56:37.0
4 2014 Berlin, GER 25km 5:08:52.6
20 2014 Berlin, GER 10km 1:50:39.9
2 2012 Piombino, ITA 5 km 54:59.4
2 2012 Piombino, ITA 10km 1:57:48.2
3 2012 Piombino, ITA 5km - Team Time Trial 1:00:42.5
17 2010 Balatonfüred, HUN 10km 1:55:14.2
16 2010 Balatonfüred, HUN 25km 5:32:30.2
World Series
Rank Year Venue Event Result
13 2021   10km  
8 2021 Ohrid, MKD 10km 1:55:42.9
  2020   10km  
28 2020 Doha, QAT 10km 1:50:11.6
4 2019   10km  
14 2019 Balatonfüred, HUN 10km 1:51:03.9
16 2019 Beau Vallon, SEY 10km 1:57:18.90
8 2019 Doha, QAT 10km 1:52:32.4
8 2019 Lac-Mégantic, QC, CAN 10km 2:06:57.50
6 2019 Nantou, TPE 10km 1:56:41.0
6 2019 Ohrid, MKD 10km 2:00:29.5
10 2019 Qiandaohu, CHN 10km 1:56:30.54
2 2019 Setúbal, POR 10km 1:34:45.00
20 2018   10km  
6 2018 Abu Dhabi, UAE 10km 1:53:05.9
8 2018 Beau Vallon, SEY 10km 1:49:48.30
7 2018 Doha, QAT 10km 1:52:46.8
  2018 Lac St. Jean, QC, CAN 10km  DNS
15 2018 Setúbal, POR 10km 1:56:49.87
10 2017   10km  
23 2017 Abu Dhabi, UAE 10km 1:46:11.3
18 2017 Hong Kong, CHN 10km 1:53:28.5
5 2017 Lac St. Jean, QC, CAN 10km 1:56:18.5
6 2017 Lac-Mégantic, QC, CAN 10km 1:58:26.70
18 2017 Qiandaohu, CHN 10km 1:32:01.9
13 2017 Setúbal, POR 10km 1:30:11.06
7 2016 Abu Dhabi, UAE 10km 1:47:48.50
2 2016 Balatonfüred, HUN 10km 1:50:26.79
3 2016 Lac St. Jean, QC, CAN 10km 1:57.20
5 2015 Abu Dhabi, UAE 10km 1:57:55.1
11 2015 Balatonfüred, HUN 10km 1:41:56.91
6 2015 San Miguel de Cozumel, MEX 10km 1:42:14.03
5 2014   10km  
15 2014 Cancún, MEX 10km 1:57:10
3 2014 Hong Kong, CHN 10km 1:56:12.9
1 2014 Lac St. Jean, QC, CAN 10km 1:56:44.9
5 2014 Qiandaohu, CHN 10km 1:53:02.90
10 2014 Setúbal, POR 10km 1:52:21.8
13 2013 San Miguel de Cozumel, MEX 10km 1:57:05.60
4 2012   10km  
7 2012 Cancún, MEX 10km 1:57:21.82
4 2012 Eilat, ISR 10km 1:52:37.15
10 2012 Santos, BRA 10km 2:11:50.87
6 2012 Shantou, CHN 10km 1:50:51.56
9 2012 Viedma, ARG 10km 1:55:47
3 2011   10km  
1 2011 Cancún, MEX 10km 1:53:58
9 2011 Hong Kong, CHN 10km 1:58:23.63
7 2011 Santos, BRA 10km 2:06:18.84
6 2011 Shantou, CHN 10km 1:54:31.15
7 2010 Cancún, MEX 10km 2:08:08.2
6 2010 Hong Kong, CHN 10km 2:04:34.75