Jana Thieme
Personal information
Born6 July 1970 (1970-07-06) (age 51)
Medal record
Women's rowing
Representing  East Germany
World Rowing Championships
Gold medal – first place 1989 Bled Quad sculls
Representing  Germany
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney Double sculls
World Rowing Championships
Gold medal – first place 1993 Račice Single sculls
Bronze medal – third place 1994 Indianapolis Double sculls
Gold medal – first place 1995 Tampere Quad sculls
Gold medal – first place 1998 Cologne Quad sculls
Gold medal – first place 1999 St. Catharines Double sculls

Jana Thieme (born 6 July 1970) is a German rower and Olympic champion.

Thieme travelled to Barcelona for the 1992 Summer Olympics as a substitute but did not compete.[1] She competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics.[2] She won a gold medal in double sculls with her partner Kathrin Boron at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games.[3]

Thieme has won six World Championships and nine German Championships.[4]


  1. ^ "Weitere 25 Berliner Athleten für Barcelona benannt" [Another 25 Berlin athletes named for Barcelona]. Berliner Zeitung (in German). Vol. 48, no. 140. 18 June 1992. p. 27. Retrieved 26 September 2018.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Jana Thieme". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 25 October 2012.
  3. ^ "Rio Olympics 2016 (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)". ABC News. Retrieved 28 October 2017.
  4. ^ Ravensburg, Munzinger-Archiv GmbH. "Jana Thieme - Munzinger Biographie". Munzinger.de. Retrieved 28 October 2017.