Ronald Rauhe (GER)

Ronald Rauhe (GER)

Canoe Sprint
Date of birth
03 October 1981
179 cm
82 kg
Marital status
Wife Fanny, son Till [2014]
Army, Athlete
English, German
Higher education
Sports Marketing - University of Potsdam: Germany


General Interest

Ronny (, 14 Mar 2014)
Skiing, riding his motorcycle. (, 01 Aug 2015)
He suffered muscle tears at the 2010 World Cup event in Poznan, Poland. He had to rest for eight weeks before training again. (, 02 Sep 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"LIve each day as if it is your last." (, 05 Feb 2011)
Awards and honours
He was awarded the Silbernen Lorbeerblatt [Silver Laurel Leaf] on three occasions in recognition of his achievements at the Olympic Games. (Facebook page, 17 May 2016)

He was named Germany's Junior Sportsman of the Year in 1998. (Athlete, 17 Jun 2000)

He has been named Sportsman of the Year in Brandenburg, Germany, during his career. (, 05 Feb 2011)
Famous relatives
His wife Fanny Fischer has represented Germany in canoe sprint. She won gold in the K4 500m at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. His father is a four-time world champion in the sport, and coached him at the beginning of his career. His mother has also been involved in the sport. (, 27 May 2016; SportsDeskOnline, 14 Aug 2015;, 12 Jun 2014;, 05 Feb 2011)
Other information
He gave a false date of birth when entering a regatta at age 12. The rules declared that competitors could not be younger than age 13, so his father stated he was one year older on his registration form to allow him to compete. (, 13 Nov 2007)

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began paddling at age six.
Why this sport?
He followed his father into the sport.
Club / Team
KC Potsdam: Germany
Name of coach
Clemens Paarmann [club], GER; Reiner Kiessler [national], GER; Arndt Hanisch [national], GER


European ChampionshipsK2 500mPoland, Poznan9 July 20002000Men1:29.8591
World CupIndividual Kayak5 June 20162016Men13Latest result
World CupIndividual Kayak3 June 20122012Men8
European ChampionshipsK2 200mPoland, Poznan9 July 20002000Men33.8902
World CupIndividual Kayak22 August 20102010Men3
World CupIndividual Kayak7 June 20092009Men9
World CupIndividual Kayak21 August 20112011Men9
European ChampionshipsK1 200mCzech Republic, Racice9 July 20062006Men34.5161
European ChampionshipsK2 500mSpain, Pontevedra1 July 20072007Men1:33.9061
European ChampionshipsK1 200mPoland, Poznan23 May 20042004Men36.0991
European ChampionshipsK2 200mPoland, Poznan23 May 20042004Men34.4604
European ChampionshipsK2 500mPoland, Poznan23 May 20042004Men1:31.2681
European ChampionshipsK2 500mPoland, Poznan31 July 20052005Men1:28.8601
European ChampionshipsK2 200mPoland, Poznan31 July 20052005Men33.0162
European ChampionshipsK2 200mCzech Republic, Racice9 July 20062006Men31.8181
European ChampionshipsK2 500mCzech Republic, Racice9 July 20062006Men1:27.5051
World CupIndividual Kayak28 July 20022002Men2
World CupIndividual Kayak6 July 20032003Men9
Olympic GamesK1 200mBrazil, Rio de Janeiro20 August 20162016Men35.6623Latest resultBest result
Olympic GamesK2 200mBrazil, Rio de Janeiro18 August 20162016Men32.4885Latest result
Olympic GamesK1 200mEngland, London11 August 20122012Men37.5538
Olympic GamesK2 200mEngland, London11 August 20122012Men35.4058
Olympic GamesK2 500mChina, Beijing23 August 20082008Men1:28.8272Best result
Olympic GamesK2 500mGreece, Athens28 August 20042004Men1:27.0401Best result
Olympic GamesK2 500mAustralia, Sydney1 October 20002000Men1:48.7713Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 200mItaly, Milan22 August 20152015Men31.3836
World ChampionshipsK2 200mRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Men30.6062Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 4 x 200m RelayRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Men2:25.8665
World ChampionshipsK2 200mGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Men31.9013Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 4 x 200m RelayGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Men2:30.1638
World ChampionshipsK1 200mHungary, Szeged21 August 20112011Men35.1183Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 200mHungary, Szeged21 August 20112011Men32.4805
World ChampionshipsK1 4 x 200m RelayHungary, Szeged21 August 20112011Men2:26.3254
World ChampionshipsK1 200mPoland, Poznan22 August 20102010Men35.1552Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 4 x 200m RelayPoland, Poznan22 August 20102010Men2:51.2937
World ChampionshipsK1 200mCanada, Dartmouth16 August 20092009Men35.1341Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 500mCanada, Dartmouth16 August 20092009Men1:37.6051Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 4 x 200m RelayCanada, Dartmouth16 August 20092009Men2:28.5302Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 200mGermany, Duisburg12 August 20072007Men32.5972Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 500mGermany, Duisburg12 August 20072007Men1:27.7091Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 200mHungary, Szeged20 August 20062006Men35.2001Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 200mHungary, Szeged20 August 20062006Men32.6601Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 500mHungary, Szeged20 August 20062006Men1:27.7911Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 200mCroatia, Zagreb28 August 20052005Men33.0215
World ChampionshipsK2 500mCroatia, Zagreb28 August 20052005Men1:27.5831Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 200mUnited States, Gainesville, GA14 September 20032003Men35.7981Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 200mUnited States, Gainesville, GA14 September 20032003Men33.3853Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 500mUnited States, Gainesville, GA14 September 20032003Men1:27.9741Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 200mSpain, Seville1 September 20022002Men35.1341Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 200mSpain, Seville1 September 20022002Men32.7813Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 500mSpain, Seville1 September 20022002Men1:31.9151Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 200mPoland, Poznan26 August 20012001Men35.4281Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 200mPoland, Poznan26 August 20012001Men32.6282Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 500mPoland, Poznan26 August 20012001Men1:31.6031Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 200mItaly, Milan29 August 19991999Men36.0283Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 500mItaly, Milan29 August 19991999Men1:33.4416
European ChampionshipsK2 200mRussia, Moscow26 June 20162016Men31.3843Latest result
European ChampionshipsK2 200mCzech Republic, Racice3 May 20152015Men32.2241
European ChampionshipsK2 200mGermany, Brandenburg13 July 20142014Men31.7971
European ChampionshipsK2 200mPortugal, Montemor-o-Velho16 June 20132013Men32.5642
European ChampionshipsK2 200mCroatia, Zagreb24 June 20122012Men31.7802
European ChampionshipsK1 200mSerbia, Belgrade19 June 20112011Men38.70618
European ChampionshipsK2 200mSerbia, Belgrade19 June 20112011Men33.2019
European ChampionshipsK1 200mSpain, Trasona4 July 20102010Men35.7472
European ChampionshipsK1 500mGermany, Brandenburg28 June 20092009Men1:36.2532
European ChampionshipsK2 200mGermany, Brandenburg26 June 20092009Men33.2408
European ChampionshipsK1 4 x 200m RelayGermany, Brandenburg26 June 20092009Men2:30.6202
European ChampionshipsK2 500mItaly, Milan18 May 20082008Men1:33.4321
European ChampionshipsK2 200mSpain, Pontevedra1 July 20072007Men33.6692