Olivier Cauwenbergh

Date of birth:
15 March 1987
Olivier Cauwenbergh (BEL)

Biography

General Interest

Awards and honours
In March 2010 he was named Sportsman of the Year in Mechelen, Belgium. (LinkedIn profile, Oct 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (standaard.be, 02 Jun 2013)

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1995.
Why this sport?
His brother took him to an introductory class. "From that moment on I didn't like football anymore. I directly wanted to start canoeing. My parents gave me the green light, so I quit football and started canoeing."
Club / Team
KCC Mechelen: Belgium
Name of coach
Carlos Prendes [national], ESP

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
15 March 1987
Height
171 cm
Weight
71 kg
Residence
Mechelen, BEL
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Dutch, English, French
Higher education
Communications Management, Human Movement Studies, Information Technology, Physical Education - KU Leuven/Thomas More Mechelen: Belgium