Fabio Wyss (SUI)

Fabio Wyss (SUI)

Canoe Sprint
Date of birth
09 June 1989
185 cm
84 kg
Rapperswil, SUI
Athlete, Student
English, French, German
Higher education
Communications, Journalism: Winterthur, SUI


General Interest

Fabs (baku2015.com, 15 Jun 2015)
Playing sport, spending time with friends. (baku2015.com, 15 Jun 2015)
An arm injury prevented him from training for one month in early 2014. (suedostschweiz.ch, 02 May 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If the training is too hard, you're too weak." (fabiowyss.ch, 15 Jul 2015)
Other sports
He competed in canoe slalom at an elite level until 2009. (fabiowyss.ch, 15 Jul 2015)
Famous relatives
His brother Silvan competed in whitewater sprint and was Swiss national champion in 2013. (silvanwyss.com, 01 Oct 2014; fabiowyss.ch, 28 Jun 2009)

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up canoe sprint in 2009.
Club / Team
KC Rapperswil-Jona: Switzerland
Name of coach
Ingolf Beutel [national], GER


Olympic GamesK1 1000mBrazil, Rio de Janeiro16 August 20162016Men3:41.98521Latest resultBest result
World ChampionshipsK1 500mItaly, Milan23 August 20152015Men1:56.78039Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 1000mItaly, Milan22 August 20152015Men3:34.27313Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 5000mItaly, Milan23 August 20152015Men20:37.106Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 1000mRussia, Moscow9 August 20142014Men3:30.72413Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 5000mRussia, Moscow9 August 20142014Men22:34.52920Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 500mGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Men1:54.13136Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 1000mGermany, Duisburg31 August 20132013Men3:37.03212Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 5000mGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Men20:36.22011Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 500mHungary, Szeged20 August 20112011Men1:32.43514Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 1000mHungary, Szeged19 August 20112011Men3:30.53724Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 500mPoland, Poznan22 August 20102010Men1:34.54621Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 1000mPoland, Poznan21 August 20102010Men3:24.59629Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 1000mRussia, Moscow25 June 20162016Men3:38.29215Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsK1 5000mRussia, Moscow26 June 20162016Men21:02.1813Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsK1 1000mCzech Republic, Racice2 May 20152015Men3:42.73617Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 5000mCzech Republic, Racice3 May 20152015Men20:53.4909Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 500mGermany, Brandenburg13 July 20142014Men1:55.93020Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 1000mGermany, Brandenburg12 July 20142014Men3:34.89714Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 5000mGermany, Brandenburg13 July 20142014Men20:45.89013Best result
Oceania ChampionshipsK1 200mAustralia, Adelaide13 February 20162016Men42.8827Latest resultBest result
Oceania ChampionshipsK1 500mAustralia, Adelaide14 February 20162016Men1:43.422Latest resultBest result
Oceania ChampionshipsK1 1000mAustralia, Adelaide14 February 20162016Men3:34.734Latest resultBest result
World CupIndividual Kayak1 September 20132013Men33Best result