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Katrin Wagner-Augustin

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 4
Silver 1
Bronze 1
Total 6
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameKatrin•Wagner-Augustin
Used nameKatrin•Wagner-Augustin
Born13 October 1977 in Brandenburg an der Havel, Brandenburg (GER)
Measurements179 cm / 70 kg
AffiliationsKC Potsdam, Potsdam (GER)
NOC(s) Germany

Biography

Katrin Wagner-Augustin won four Olympic titles, two in 2000 and one each in 2004 and 2008, 10 World Championships, 11 European Championships, and 49 German Championships in flatwater canoeing. She married her teammate Lars Augustin in 2004 and together they have one daughter. At the closing ceremony of the 2004 Sydney Olympic Games she was chosen to carry the German flag. Wagner-Augustin was elected Sportswoman of the Year in Brandenburg in 2006 and 2008, and was awarded the 2004 BAMBI TV-prize. Professionally she works as a physician assistant and is currently employed as a sports soldier at the German Bundeswehr.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
2000 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Women Olympic Birgit Fischer 1 Gold Representing Germany     as Katrin Wagner
  Kayak Fours, 500 metres, Women Olympic Germany 1 Gold
2004 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Kayak Singles, 500 metres, Women Olympic 4 Representing Germany     as Katrin Wagner
  Kayak Fours, 500 metres, Women Olympic Germany 1 Gold
2008 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Kayak Singles, 500 metres, Women Olympic 3 Bronze Representing Germany    
  Kayak Fours, 500 metres, Women Olympic Germany 1 Gold
2012 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Kayak Singles, 500 metres, Women Olympic 9 Representing Germany    
  Kayak Fours, 500 metres, Women Olympic Germany 2 Silver

Other participations

Games Role Details
2008 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Closing Ceremony Representing Germany    

Special Notes