Ansgar Wessling
Personal information
Born3 May 1961 (1961-05-03) (age 62)
Essen, West Germany
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight85 kg (187 lb)
ClubRuderriege TVK Essen
Medal record
Olympic Games
Representing  West Germany
Gold medal – first place 1988 Seoul Eight
Representing  Germany
Bronze medal – third place 1992 Barcelona Eight
World Championships
Representing  West Germany
Gold medal – first place 1989 Bled Eight
Silver medal – second place 1990 Tasmania Coxed four
Representing  Germany
Gold medal – first place 1991 Vienna Eight

Ansgar Wessling (born 3 May 1961) is a retired West German competition rower. Between 1988 and 1992, he won two world titles and two Olympic medals in the eight event, as well as a silver in the coxed four at the 1990 World Championships.[1][2]


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Ansgar Wessling". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 12 December 2008.
  2. ^ "Ansgar Wessling". World Rowing. Archived from the original on 13 October 2019.((cite web)): CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)