Alexander Kosenkow

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Alexander Kosenkow
Germany 4 x 100 m relay Barcelona 2010.jpg
Alexander Kosenkow (2nd from right) at the 2010 European Championships.
Personal information
Born (1977-03-14) March 14, 1977 (age 38)
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 72 kg (159 lb)
Country  Germany
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 4 × 100m relay

Alexander Kosenkow Russian: Александр Косенков or Aleksandr Kosenkov (born 14 March 1977) is a German sprinter who specialises in the 100 metres.[1] He represents the sports club TV Wattenscheid.


Kosenkow was born in Tokmok, Kirghiz SSR, but represented Germany at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. He competed at the 4 × 100 metres relay together with Tobias Unger, Till Helmke and Martin Keller. In their qualification heat they placed third behind Jamaica and Canada, but in front of China. Their time of 38.93 was the sixth fastest out of sixteen participating nations in the first round and they qualified for the final. There they sprinted to a time of 38.58 seconds, which was the fifth time.[1]


Year Tournament Venue Result Extra
1995 European Junior Championships Nyíregyháza, Hungary 3rd 4x100 m relay
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 3rd 4x100 m relay
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 7th 4x100 m relay
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd 4x100 m relay

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