Martin Lang (canoeist)

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Martin Lang
Medal record
Men's canoe slalom
Representing  Germany
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1991 Tacen C1
Gold medal – first place 1993 Mezzana C1
Gold medal – first place 1995 Nottingham C1 team
Silver medal – second place 1999 La Seu d'Urgell C1 team
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1996 Augsburg C1 team
Silver medal – second place 1998 Roudnice nad Labem C1 team
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Augsburg C1

Martin Lang (born 14 June 1968 in Saarbrücken) is a German slalom canoeist who competed from the mid-1980s to the early 2000s. He won four medals at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with three golds (C1: 1991, 1993; C1 team: 1995) and a silver (C1 team: 1999).

Lang also competed in two Summer Olympics, earning his best finish of sixth in the C1 event at Barcelona in 1992.

He won the overall World Cup title in the C1 category in 1992. He also earned three medals at the European Championships (1 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze).

World Cup individual podiums[edit]

Season Date Venue Position Event
1990 25 Aug 1990 Tacen 1st C1
1991 7 Jul 1991 Augsburg 2nd C1
10 Jul 1991 Reals 1st C1
1992 16 Feb 1992 Murupara 2nd C1
31 May 1992 Nottingham 1st C1
7 Jun 1992 Merano 3rd C1
1993 25 Jul 1993 Lofer 2nd C1
1995 25 Jun 1995 Prague 2nd C1
1 Oct 1995 Ocoee 2nd C1
1996 16 Jun 1996 Augsburg 1st C1
1997 6 Jul 1997 Bratislava 3rd C1