Henrik Rödl

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games • Coach
Full nameHenrik•Rödl
Used nameHenrik•Rödl
Born4 March 1969 in Offenbach am Main, Hessen (GER)
Measurements200 cm / 92 kg
AffiliationsNorth Carolina Tar Heels, Chapel Hill (USA)
NOC Germany


Small forward and shooting guard Henrik Rödl was on the German basketball squad that finished seventh at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics after winning the classification match versus Puerto Rico, 96-86. In total, he earned 178 international caps and was European Champion in 1993. He also won a bronze medal at the 2002 World Championships.

On the club level, Rödl played with the University of North Carolina (1989-93) in the United States, helping them win the 1993 NCAA title, and ALBA Berlin (1993-2004). He helped Berlin win seven German Championships (1997-2003), and four German Cups (1997, 1999, 2002-03). In 1995 he also won the Korać-Cup.

Rödl turned to coaching after his active career working with TuS Lichterfelde (2004-05), ALBA Berlin (2005-2010), and TBB Trier (2010-15). In 2017, he was named Chief National Coach and led the team to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, where the team lost their quarter-final versus Slovenia. After the Olympics, Rödl retired.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1992 Summer Olympics Basketball (Basketball) GER Henrik Rödl
Basketball, Men (Olympic) Germany 7

Coaching results

Games Sport (Discipline) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
2020 Summer Olympics Basketball (Basketball) GER Henrik Rödl
Basketball, Men (Olympic) Germany 8

Special Notes