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Maximilian Reinelt Born on 24 August 1988 Dies 10 February 2019 was a German rower. He won a gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics, a silver medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics, as well as two World Championships and four European Championships.
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|Maximilian Reinelt Born||August 24, 1988
|Maximilian Reinelt Died||February 10, 2019 (aged 30)
St. Moritz, Switzerland
Maximilian Reinelt Career
Renault started rowing for Germany as a junior in 2006. He finished second on three U23 World Championship events. In 2010, he was promoted to the senior boat by coach Ralf Holtmeyer.
Maximilian Reinelt Olympic Medal
Reinelt was part of the team that won the gold medal in the men’s eight competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. It was Germany’s first gold medal in the event since 1988. He also won gold in the men’s eight at the 2010 and 2011 World Championships and 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 European Championships, and silver at the 2013, 2014, and 2015 World Championships. He was also part of a German team that won a record 36 consecutive races. At the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, he competed as part of Germany’s men’s eight team which won the silver medal.
After the 2016 Olympics, Reinelt retired to focus on studying medicine in Bochum. He was one of three rowers from the German 2016 Olympic team that retired after the Games, the others being Andreas Kuffner and Maximilian Munski.
In February 2019, he had been scheduled to be the medical doctor at a German U23 rowing camp in Mequinenza, Spain.
Maximilian Reinelt Cause of Death
In February 2019, Reinelt collapsed whilst skiing in St. Moritz, Switzerland, with his fiancée. He died on 10 February, and his death was announced by Graubuenden police. Speaking about Reinelt’s death, IOC president Thomas Bach said: “Maximilian Reinelt is one of the great athletes of German rowing and beyond that a very likable person, who has managed to combine competitive sports and his vocational training as a doctor with great success.”.