Franziska Weber (GER)

Franziska Weber (GER)

Canoe Sprint
Date of birth
24 May 1989
176 cm
70 kg
Marital status
* unknown *
Partner Peter John
Potsdam, GER
English, German
Higher education
Civil Engineering - University of Potsdam: Germany


General Interest

Franzi (, 22 Dec 2014)
Baking. (, 01 Aug 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold and a silver medal at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (, 01 Mar 2016)
Hero / Idol
German sprint paddler Katrin Wagner-Augustin. (, 01 Mar 2016)
Awards and honours
She was named Sportswoman of the Year in Brandenburg, Germany, in four consecutive years between 2010 and 2013. (Facebook page, 22 May 2016;, 16 Dec 2013;, 10 Jan 2012)
Famous relatives
Her partner Peter John represented Germany in canoe sprint. He claimed bronze medal in the C2 1000m at the 1999 World Championships in Milan, Italy. (SportsDeskOnline, 01 Jun 2016;, 11 Apr 2016)

International Debut

Competing for

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She first tried the sport in 1999 in Potsdam, Germany.
Why this sport?
Her father took her to a local club because she had enjoyed a canoe trip during a family holiday.
Club / Team
KC Potsdam: Germany
Name of coach
Ralph Welke [club], GER; Kay Vesely [national], GER; Reiner Kiessler [national], GER


Olympic GamesK1 500mBrazil, Rio de Janeiro18 August 20162016Women1:54.5535Latest resultBest result
Olympic GamesK2 500mBrazil, Rio de Janeiro16 August 20162016Women1:43.7382Latest resultBest result
Olympic GamesK4 500mBrazil, Rio de Janeiro20 August 20162016Women1:32.3832Latest resultBest result
Olympic GamesK2 500mEngland, London9 August 20122012Women1Best result
Olympic GamesK4 500mEngland, London8 August 20122012Women1:31.2982Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 500mItaly, Milan22 August 20152015Women1:41.3353Best result
World ChampionshipsK4 500mItaly, Milan23 August 20152015Women1:34.8903Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 500mRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Women1:50.6224Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 200mRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Women35.9862Best result
World ChampionshipsK4 500mRussia, Moscow9 August 20142014Women1:30.9804Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 200mGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Women37.5251Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 500mGermany, Duisburg31 August 20132013Women1:47.0701Best result
World ChampionshipsK4 500mGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Women1:33.5102Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 4 x 200m RelayGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Women2:52.2914Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 500mHungary, Szeged20 August 20112011Women1:37.2752Best result
World ChampionshipsK4 500mHungary, Szeged19 August 20112011Women1:37.5212Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 1000mPoland, Poznan21 August 20102010Women3:57.5441Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 5000mPoland, Poznan21 August 20102010Women23:52.7278
World ChampionshipsK1 1000mCanada, Dartmouth15 August 20092009Women4:00.4292Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 500mRussia, Moscow26 June 20162016Women1:49.3242Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsK2 200mRussia, Moscow26 June 20162016Women37.5481Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsK4 500mRussia, Moscow25 June 20162016Women1:32.2803Latest result
European ChampionshipsK1 500mCzech Republic, Racice3 May 20152015Women1:54.9682Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 1000mCzech Republic, Racice2 May 20152015Women4:02.7771Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 500mGermany, Brandenburg13 July 20142014Women1:52.3002Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 200mGermany, Brandenburg13 July 20142014Women38.6315
European ChampionshipsK4 500mGermany, Brandenburg12 July 20142014Women1:32.6284
European ChampionshipsK2 500mPortugal, Montemor-o-Velho16 June 20132013Women1:45.4842Best result
European ChampionshipsK4 500mPortugal, Montemor-o-Velho15 June 20132013Women1:32.5092Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 200mCroatia, Zagreb24 June 20122012Women35.8781Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 500mCroatia, Zagreb24 June 20122012Women1:40.0164
European ChampionshipsK4 500mCroatia, Zagreb23 June 20122012Women1:32.1761Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 200mSerbia, Belgrade19 June 20112011Women38.0362Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 1000mSerbia, Belgrade18 June 20112011Women3:32.6292Best result
European ChampionshipsK4 500mSerbia, Belgrade19 June 20112011Women1:34.8343
European ChampionshipsK1 1000mSpain, Trasona3 July 20102010Women4:00.8062Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 5000mSpain, Trasona4 July 20102010Women23:09.3829
European ChampionshipsK1 1000mGermany, Brandenburg27 June 20092009Women3:57.4582Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 500mGermany, Brandenburg28 June 20092009Women1:41.5043
World CupIndividual Kayak10 August 20142014Women5