Björn Goldschmidt

Björn Goldschmidt (born 3 December 1979 in Karlsruhe) is a German sprint canoer who has competed since the early 2000s. Competing in two Summer Olympics, he won a bronze medal in the K-4 1000 m event at Beijing in 2008.

Björn Goldschmidt
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Beijing K-4 1000 m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2007 Duisburg K-4 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 2005 Zagreb K-4 200 m
A picture of Björn Goldschmidt Olympic Bronze medalist Worldchampion Canoe Sprint

Goldschmidt also won two medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with a gold (K-4 200 m: 2007) and a silver (K-4 200 m: 2005).


  • Beijing2008 profile
  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 1: flatwater (now sprint): 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 2009-01-21). Additional archives: Wayback Machine.
  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 2: rest of flatwater (now sprint) and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 2009-11-09)
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Björn Goldschmidt". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17.