Hannes Aigner (GER)

DEGermany
Date of birth:
19 March 1989
Languages:
German, English
Federation:
DEUTSCHER KANU VERBAND E. V.
Hannes Aigner (GER)

Biography

Further Personal Information

WEBSITE
http://www.hannes-aigner.de
PLACE OF RESIDENCE
I was born in Augsburg and still live and train here the most time of the year.
OCCUPATION
Soldier
HIGHER EDUCATION
Bachelor and Master of Science at the University of Augsburg. At the moment I am taking part in the General Management Program in Sports Business at the WHU Business School in Düsseldorf
WHEN/WHERE DID YOU START CANOEING/ KAYAKING?
My parents were kayaking as well (not competing, just paddling for fun), so I decided to join the training group for children at my club, the AKV Augsburg in 1996.
HOBBIES
Gardening, SUP, Seabob, Whitewater Kayaking, Cross-country Skiing
CLUB
AKV Augsburg
NAME OF COACH
Thomas Apel (National Coach)
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL DEBUT COMPETITION
My first season to race World Cups and the Senior World Championship was in 2010
MEMORABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT
Winning the Bronze Medal at the 2012 Olympics and becoming World Champion in Rio 2018.
SPORTING PHILOSOPHY/ MOTTO
Work hard to achieve your goals!
FAVOURITE PADDLING COURSE
I like Augsburg because it's a beautiful venue, but also the Olympic slalom courses in London and Athens because of it's big whitewater!
FAVOURITE FOOD
I really like to eat almost everything
AMBITIONS
Gold Medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics