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Clemens
Rapp
GermanyGermany, GER
Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
14 July 1989
Height
192 cm
Weight
82 kg
Residence
Neckarsulm, GER
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, German
Higher education
Industrial Engineering - Heidelberg University: Germany

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age 12.
Why this sport?
His physical education teacher encouraged him to try swimming.
Club / Team
SV Nikar Heidelberg [GER] / Neckarsulmer Sport-Union [GER]:
Name of coach
Michael Spikermann [club]; Christian Hirschmann [club, personal]; Henning Lambertz [national], GER
Training Regime
He trains 10 times per week.

General Interest

Nicknames
Clemi (deutsche-olympiamannschaft.de, 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (Facebook page, 27 Apr 2015)
Hero / Idol
German swimmer Paul Biedermann. (schwimm-dm.de, 2015)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2016 Athlete of the Year in Neckarsulm, Germany. (stimmt.de, 24 Jan 2017)

He was named the 2014 Athlete of the Year in Heidelberg, Germany. (heidelberg.de, 16 Mar 2015)
Ambitions
''To swim as long as the sport is still fun.'' (echo24.de, 08 Apr 2017)