Stefan Kiraj (GER)

Stefan Kiraj (GER)

Canoe Sprint
Date of birth
11 May 1989
189 cm
82 kg
Potsdam, GER
Athlete, Police Officer
Higher education
Police Studies


General Interest

Kiri (, 11 May 2015)
Playing computer games. (, 11 Jun 2015)
Famous relatives
His brother Robert has competed in judo at national level in Germany. (, 29 Jul 2015;, 11 Jun 2015)

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 11 in Spremberg, Germany.
Why this sport?
He became interested in the sport after growing up near the River Spree in Germany, where canoe competitions have been held. When he took up the sport, other people encouraged him to continue and said he was talented.
Club / Team
KC Potsdam: Germany
Name of coach
Ralph Welke [club, national], GER


Olympic GamesC1 200mBrazil, Rio de Janeiro18 August 20162016Men43.17119Latest resultBest result
World ChampionshipsC1 200mItaly, Milan22 August 20152015Men40.39615Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 200mRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Men38.8185Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 4 x 200m RelayRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Men2:50.3384Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 200mGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Men39.74410Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 4 x 200m RelayGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Men2:50.2052Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 200mHungary, Szeged21 August 20112011Men37.6294Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 4 x 200m RelayHungary, Szeged21 August 20112011Men2:48.4733Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 200mPoland, Poznan22 August 20102010Men36.9195Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 4 x 200m RelayPoland, Poznan22 August 20102010Men2:52.9836Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 200mRussia, Moscow26 June 20162016Men37.2162Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsC2 500mRussia, Moscow26 June 20162016Men1:47.2848Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsC1 200mCzech Republic, Racice3 May 20152015Men41.0086Best result
European ChampionshipsC1 200mGermany, Brandenburg13 July 20142014Men43.5184Best result
World CupIndividual Canadian5 June 20162016Men15Latest resultBest result
World CupIndividual Canadian23 August 20152015Men23Best result
World CupIndividual Canadian10 August 20142014Men3Best result
World CupIndividual Canadian1 September 20132013Men14Best result
World CupIndividual Canadian3 June 20122012Men12Best result
World CupIndividual Canadian22 August 20102010Men14Best result