Therese Zenz

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Therese Zenz
Therese Zenz, Antonina Seredina, Daniela Walkowiak-Pilecka 1960.jpg
Zenz (left) at the 1960 Olympics
Personal information
Born (1932-10-15) 15 October 1932 (age 84)
Merzig, Germany
Height 165 cm (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb)
Sport
Sport Canoeing
Club Kanufreunde Mettlach

Therese Zenz (born 15 October 1932) is a retired Saar-born German sprint canoer. She took part in the 1952, 1956 and 1960 Olympics and won three silver medals for the Unified Team of Germany in 1956 and 1960. At the 1952 games she competed for Saar and finished ninth in the K-1 500 metres event. She later became a coach for the West German team.

Zenz won three medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with a gold (K-1 500 m: 1954 for Saar) and two bronzes (K-1 500 m and K-2 500 m: both 1958 for West Germany).

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