|Born||21 June 1986|
Dresden, East Germany
|Height||1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Weight||103 kg (227 lb)|
|Club||BSC Sachsen Oberbärenburg|
He also represented Germany as a track and field sprinter, competing in the 4 × 400 metres relay team at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics and winning 400 metres gold at the 2009 German Athletics Championships.