|Roles||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Carsta•Genäuß (-Kühn)|
|Born||30 November 1959 in Dresden, Sachsen (GER)|
|Measurements||169 cm / 64 kg|
|Affiliations||SC Einheit Dresden, Dresden (GER)|
East German Carsta Genäuß won seven gold medals at the Flatwater Canoe World Championships with three in the K-2 500 event (1981, 1983, 1985) and four in the K-4 500 event (1978, 1981, 1983, 1985). At the 1980 Moskva Olympics, which were boycotted by many Western countries, she also earned a gold medal in the K2-500 together with Martina Bischof.
Genäuß then married non-Olympian canoeist Jens Kühn. After her active sporting career, Genäuß worked as a commercialist in the Konsum-Genossenschaft Dresden and later as a restorer in the State Office for Archeology in Saxony.
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1980 Summer Olympics||Canoe Sprint (Canoeing)||GDR||Carsta Genäuß|
|Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Women (Olympic)||Martina Bischof||1||Gold|