Anja Pyritz

Anja Pomerania ( born August 31, 1970 in Kühlungsborn) is a former German rower, who was 2003 World Champion in the eighth.


Anja Pomerania began her career along with her ​​twin sister Dana Pomerania at SC Berlin, then both changed to Saarbruecken. Anya's career developed significantly slower than her sister. As Anja Pomerania first time in 1995 was German champion with the eighth, had already won her sister a world title and an Olympic bronze medal in this class of boat; Anja Pomerania had become 1993 World Cup and 1994 Fourth Fifth in a two in four, in 1995 she won the eighth to fourth place at the World Championships.

At the Olympic Games in Atlanta in 1996, the sisters sat together in the eighth, but the boat reached only the B-final and finished in the final eighth. The twins won the German championship in 1997 and 1998 in the eighth, but only in 2001 succeeded again the profit of an international medal. At the World Cup in Lucerne, the German Roller won the Pommern- sisters the bronze medal, this medal success was repeated aft 2002 in Seville. In 2003, nine years after her sister, Anja Pomerania won the world title at the World Championships in Milan with the eighth. The following year, the German roller covered with Anja Pomerania at the Olympic Games in Athens in the fifth place.