Angela Maurer was born on July 27, 1975 in Wiesbaden, Germany. She is a long-distance swimmer representing Germany and swims for the SSV Undine 08 e.V. Mainz swimming club. She trains with fellow swimmers Marc-Oliver Stein, Dimitri Colupaev and Nikolai Evseev.
She achieved the 4th place on the 10km marathon swim at the 2008 Summer Olympics held in Beijing. By 2009 in Lindau, she won the 10km open-water race at the German national swimming championships, which gained her a spot at the 2009 World Aquatics.