Marcus Gross (GER)

Marcus Gross (GER)

Canoe Sprint
Date of birth
28 September 1989
182 cm
85 kg
Partner Kathi Zengler
Berlin, GER
Police Officer


General Interest

Cycling, model making, riding his motorcycle. (, 01 Aug 2015)
Awards and honours
He and his canoe partner Max Rendschmidt were named the 2015 Police Sports Team of the Year in Germany. (, 22 Apr 2016)
Other information
In August 2015 he won a gold medal at the 2015 World Championships in Segrate, Italy, together with Max Rendschmidt. Following the medal ceremony, he proposed to his partner Kathi Zengler, which she accepted. (, 22 Aug 2015)

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age nine.
Club / Team
Ruder-und Kanu-Verein 1928 Berlin: Germany
Name of coach
Eckehardt Sahr [club], GER; Arndt Hanisch [national], GER


Olympic GamesK2 1000mBrazil, Rio de Janeiro18 August 20162016Men3:10.7811Latest resultBest result
Olympic GamesK4 1000mBrazil, Rio de Janeiro20 August 20162016Men3:02.1431Latest resultBest result
Olympic GamesK4 1000mEngland, London9 August 20122012Men2:56.1724Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 1000mItaly, Milan22 August 20152015Men3:10.1751Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 500mRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Men1:30.5284Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 1000mRussia, Moscow9 August 20142014Men3:10.5294Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 500mGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Men1:33.0374Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 1000mGermany, Duisburg31 August 20132013Men3:22.3311Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 4 x 200m RelayHungary, Szeged21 August 20112011Men2:26.3254Best result
World ChampionshipsK4 1000mPoland, Poznan21 August 20102010Men2:56.1434Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 500mCanada, Dartmouth16 August 20092009Men1:30.3723Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 1000mRussia, Moscow25 June 20162016Men3:12.7321Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsK2 500mCzech Republic, Racice3 May 20152015Men1:31.2041Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 1000mCzech Republic, Racice2 May 20152015Men3:19.0561Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 500mGermany, Brandenburg13 July 20142014Men1:33.3947Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 1000mGermany, Brandenburg12 July 20142014Men3:06.7921Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 500mPortugal, Montemor-o-Velho16 June 20132013Men1:32.3891Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 1000mPortugal, Montemor-o-Velho15 June 20132013Men3:10.3371Best result
European ChampionshipsK4 1000mCroatia, Zagreb24 June 20122012Men2:53.9594Best result
European ChampionshipsK4 1000mSerbia, Belgrade18 June 20112011Men2:49.9602Best result
European ChampionshipsK4 1000mSpain, Trasona3 July 20102010Men2:54.0161Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 500mGermany, Brandenburg28 June 20092009Men1:28.0063Best result
European ChampionshipsK4 200mGermany, Brandenburg26 June 20092009Men30.8885Best result