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Florian Mennigen
Medal record
Men's rowing
Representing  Germany
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2012 London M8+
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2009 Poznań M8+
Gold medal – first place 2010 Karapiro M8+
Gold medal – first place 2011 Bled M8+

Florian Mennigen (born 10 April 1982 in Ratzeburg) is a German former representative rower. He is a three time world champion and an Olympic gold medallist.

At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, he was in the crew - the Deutschlandachter- that won the gold medal in the men's eight competition.


Mennigen is an alumnus of Boston University.[1] Following his 2012 Olympic success he was awarded the Silbernes Lorbeerblatt (Silver Laurel Leaf), Germany's highest sports award, for the achievement. [2]