Peter Kretschmer

Peter Kretschmer (born 15 February 1992) is a German sprint canoer. He won the Gold Medal in the 2012 Summer Olympics in C-2 1000 metres category event for his country with Kurt Kuschela.[1] In June 2015, he competed in the inaugural European Games, for Germany in canoe sprint, more specifically, Men's C-2 1000m with Michael Mueller. He earned a bronze medal.

Peter Kretschmer
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Personal information
Born (1992-02-15) 15 February 1992 (age 28)
Schwerin, Germany
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight70 kg (154 lb)
SportCanoe sprint
ClubSC DHfK Leipzig


  1. ^ "Peter Kretschmer, Kurt Kuschela of Germany win Olympic gold in men's double canoe sprint 1,000". 8 August 2012.

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