Max Rendschmidt (GER)

Max Rendschmidt (GER)

Canoe Sprint
Date of birth
12 December 1993
186 cm
90 kg
Essen, GER
Athlete, Police Officer
Higher education


General Interest

Mountain biking. (, 01 Aug 2015)
Most influential person in career
His parents. (, 11 Oct 2013)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2015 Sportsman of the Year in Bonn, Germany. (, 16 Oct 2015)
Famous relatives
His mother Ruth Dietzler-Rendschmidt represented Germany in canoe sprint at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul. His younger brother Kai has competed in the sport at national level. (, 30 Oct 2015;, 13 Apr 2015)

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried whitewater racing in 1999.
Why this sport?
Both his parents were active in the sport.
Club / Team
Kanusport-Gemeinschaft Essen [KGE]: Germany
Name of coach
Robert Berger [club], GER; Arndt Hanisch [national], GER; Reiner Kiessler [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
World ChampionshipsK2 1000mItaly, Milan22 August 20152015Men3:10.1751Latest resultBest 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
European ChampionshipsK2 500mCzech Republic, Racice3 May 20152015Men1:31.2041Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsK2 1000mCzech Republic, Racice2 May 20152015Men3:19.0561Latest resultBest 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