Mark Zabel

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Mark Zabel
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Gold 1996 Atlanta K-4 1000 m
Silver 2000 Sydney K-4 1000 m
Silver 2004 Athens K-4 1000 m
World Championships
Gold 1995 Duisburg K-4 1000 m
Gold 1997 Dartmouth K-4 1000 m
Gold 1998 Szeged K-4 500 m
Gold 1998 Szeged K-4 1000 m
Gold 1999 Milan K-4 500 m
Gold 2001 Poznań K-4 1000 m
Silver 1995 Duisburg K-4 500 m
Silver 1997 Dartmouth K-4 500 m
Silver 1999 Milan K-4 1000 m
Silver 2002 Seville K-4 1000 m
Bronze 1995 Duisburg K-4 200 m
Bronze 1997 Dartmouth K-4 200 m
Bronze 2003 Gainesville K-4 1000 m

Mark Zabel (born August 12, 1973 in Calbe, Saxony-Anhalt) is a German sprint canoer and Surfski Champion. Competing in three Summer Olympics, he won three medals in the K-4 1000 m event with one gold (1996) and two silvers (2000, 2004).

Zabel also won thirteen medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with six golds (K-4 500 m: 1998, 1999; K-4 1000 m: 1995, 1997, 1998, 2001), four silvers (K-4 500 m: 1995, 1997; K-4 1000 m: 1999, 2002), and three bronzes (K-4 200 m: 1995, 1997; K-4 1000 m: 2003).

Zabel retired in July 2005 and has now become a coach. He is 190 cm tall and raced at 86 kg (189 lbs).

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