Jörg Hoffmann (Schwedt/Oder29 January 1970) is a former long-distance swimmer from Germany, specialised in the freestyle, those at the European Championships long course (50 metres) from Bonn 1989 in his first ' big ' title (1500 m freestyle) won. OSC Potsdam and then successfully defended that title the swimmer a whopping three times: in 19911993 and 1995. On 13 January 1991 sharpness he the world record in the 1500 m freestyle with up to 4 second to. At his Olympic debut, at the 1992 games in Barcelona in Hoffmann had to settle for the third place at the marathon swimming under the numbers.