Alexander Koch

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameAlexander•Koch
Used nameAlexander•Koch
Born22 February 1969 in Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
Measurements186 cm / 80 kg
AffiliationsETUF, Essen (GER)
NOC Germany

Biography

Alexander Koch won the gold medal with the German foil fencing team at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. Four years later, the team placed a disappointing sixth. Individually, he was eliminated in the second round at the Atlanta Games. In 1989 and 1993, Koch won the individual gold medal at the World Championships, as well as the team gold in 1993. He added two more team silvers in 1989 and 1994.

In 1992, Koch received the German media prize Bambi with the foil team and was also awarded the Silver Bay Leaf, Germany’s highest sports award. Koch studied machine construction, in which he subsequently graduated.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1992 Summer Olympics Fencing GER Alexander Koch
Foil, Team, Men (Olympic) Germany 1 Gold
1996 Summer Olympics Fencing GER Alexander Koch
Foil, Individual, Men (Olympic) 22
Foil, Team, Men (Olympic) Germany 6

Special Notes