Gauthier Klauss

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Gauthier Klauss
Gauthier Klauss - Rio 2016.jpg
Klauss with the bronze medal won at 2016 Summer Olympics
Personal information
Born (1987-12-17) 17 December 1987 (age 29)
Épinal, France

Gauthier Klauss (born 17 December 1987) is a French slalom canoeist who has competed since the mid-2000s.

He won a bronze medal in the C2 event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. He and his partner Matthieu Péché also competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London where they finished in 4th place in the C2 event.

He won six medals at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with five golds (C2: 2017, C2 team: 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015) and a bronze (C2: 2015). He also won two golds and a silver in the C2 team event at the European Championships.[1]

Klauss won the overall world cup title in the C2 category in 2013 and 2015.

His partner in the boat is Matthieu Péché.

World Cup individual podiums[edit]

Season Date Venue Position Event
2011 3 Jul 2011 L'Argentière-la-Bessée 1st C2
2012 26 Aug 2012 Prague 2nd C2
2013 30 Jun 2013 Augsburg 1st C2
7 Jul 2013 La Seu d'Urgell 1st C2
18 Aug 2013 Tacen 1st C2[2]
25 Aug 2013 Bratislava 3rd C2
2014 17 Aug 2014 Augsburg 1st C2
2015 21 Jun 2015 Prague 1st C2
9 Aug 2015 La Seu d'Urgell 1st C2
16 Aug 2015 Pau 2nd C2
2017 17 Jun 2017 Prague 2nd C2
24 Jun 2017 Augsburg 3rd C2
2 Sep 2017 Ivrea 3rd C2
9 Sep 2017 La Seu d'Urgell 3rd C2