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Rene Holten Poulsen

Rene Holten Poulsen

Rene Holten Poulsen is a Danish Canoe Sprint athlete with great sporting achievements. His first involvement with the sport started on a school trip when he saw a kayaker paddling and thought it looked cool. Beijing Olympic Games were special for him as it was his first Olympic competition, he won a medal which was a significant milestone in his sporting career.

I always wanted to be exceptional at something, to do something no one else could do-Rene Holten Poulsen

Greatest Sport Achievements:

Two gold medals at the 2013 European Championship and a silver medal at Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

 

We asked Rene…

If you were not a professional athlete, what would you be doing instead?

Marketing or maybe have my own business.

Are you excited to be competing in the first ever European Games?

Yeah I look forward to it!

Favourite music?

Pop, Rap, RnB, Rock.

Favourite historic figure?

Muhammad Ali or Vince Lombardi.

Favourite place in the world?

Northern Italy.

Are you excited to be competing in the first ever European Games?

Yeah I am looking forward to it!


Profile

Sport: Canoe Sprint
Weight: 90 kg
Height: 188 cm
Age: 26
Country: Denmark

Baku 2015 Canoe Sprint

Athletes

350

Medal Events

15

Competition days

3
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    Germany takes medals in all five events, while Belarusian brothers win C2 1,000m
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