Laurens Pannecoucke

Date of birth:
19 July 1988
Laurens Pannecoucke (BEL)

Biography

General Interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fourth in K2 1000m at the 2011 World Championships in Szeged, Hungary. (baku2015.com, 15 Jun 2015)
Injuries
He injured his hip in January 2015. He returned to training two months later. (pankayak.com, 08 Mar 2015)

He injured his elbow in December 2011. (pankayak.com, 20 Jan 2012)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Facebook page, 04 Jul 2015)

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age nine at the Sobeka club in Zwevegem, Belgium.
Why this sport?
His father was involved in the sport and Pannecoucke wanted to follow him.
Club / Team
Sobeka Zwevegem [KSKZ]: Belgium
Name of coach
Carlos Prendes [national]

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
19 July 1988
Height
182 cm
Weight
82 kg
Residence
Zwevegem, BEL
Occupation
Athlete, Serves in the Army
Languages
Dutch, English