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Ruth Domgörgen

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameRuth•Domgörgen (-Dietzler, -Rendschmidt)
Used nameRuth•Domgörgen
Born11 July 1962 in Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
Measurements174 cm / 69 kg
AffiliationsWSV Blau-Weiß Rheidt, Niederkassel (GER)
NOC West Germany


Flatwater canoeist Ruth Domgörgen was a member of the West German K-4 500 that finished fifth at the 1988 Seoul Olympics. At the World Championships the following year, the K-4 placed fourth. By profession, Domgörgen became a clerk in the “Academies” department for Education & Talent of the Stifterverband in Bonn. Her sons Tim, Kai and Max Rendschmidt were also flatwater canoeists.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1988 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) FRG Ruth Domgörgen
Kayak Fours, 500 metres, Women (Olympic) West Germany 5

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