Marcus Becker

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Marcus Becker
Medal record
Men's canoe slalom
Representing  Germany
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens C2
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2003 Augsburg C2
Silver medal – second place 2003 Augsburg C2 team
Silver medal – second place 2006 Prague C2
Silver medal – second place 2006 Prague C2 team
Silver medal – second place 2009 La Seu d'Urgell C2 team
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Penrith C2
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2008 Kraków C2 team
Silver medal – second place 2005 Tacen C2 team
Silver medal – second place 2011 La Seu d'Urgell C2 team
Junior World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1998 Lofer C2
Junior European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1999 Solkan C2

Marcus Becker (born 11 September 1981 in Merseburg) is a German slalom canoeist who competed at the international level from 1996 to 2011. He won a silver medal in the C2 event at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.[1]

Becker won six medals at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with a gold (C2: 2003), four silvers (C2: 2006, C2 team: 2003, 2006, 2009), and a bronze (C2: 2005). He also won a gold and two silvers in the C2 team event at the European Championships.[2]

His partner in the C2 boat throughout his career was Stefan Henze.

World Cup individual podiums[edit]

Season Date Venue Position Event
2001 28 Jul 2001 Augsburg 3rd C2
2003 3 Aug 2003 Bratislava 2nd C2
2004 30 May 2004 Merano 2nd C2
2005 16 Jul 2005 Augsburg 1st C2
2 Oct 2005 Penrith 3rd C21
2006 3 Jun 2006 Augsburg 1st C2
5 Aug 2006 Prague 2nd C21
2009 5 Jul 2009 Bratislava 3rd C2
11 Jul 2009 Augsburg 1st C2
2010 27 Jun 2010 La Seu d'Urgell 3rd C2
1 World Championship counting for World Cup points

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Marcus Becker". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 7 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Marcus BECKER (GER)". CanoeSlalom.net. Retrieved 7 October 2017.