Oliver Fix

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameOliver•Fix
Used nameOliver•Fix
Born21 June 1973 in Augsburg, Bayern (GER)
Measurements179 cm / 72 kg
AffiliationsTSV Schwaben Augsburg, Augsburg (GER)
NOC Germany
Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1


Oliver Fix was a German whitewater canoeist who won the gold medal in the kayak singles at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics as the reigning world champion. He was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf, Germany’s highest sports award. Fix later married Gilda Montenegro from Costa Rica.

After the 1996 Games, Fix and his wife went on a two-year world tour. In 1998 he became a club coach in Washington, USA, and in 2001 was appointed the British National Team Coach. Later he ran a sports events agency in Hawai’i.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1996 Summer Olympics Canoe Slalom (Canoeing) GER Oliver Fix
Kayak Singles, Slalom, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold

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