Marcus Walz

Marcus Walz
Personal information
Full name Marcus Cooper Walz
Nationality Spanish
Born (1994-10-03) October 3, 1994
Oxford, United Kingdom
Residence Majorca
Country Spain
Sport Canoe racing
Event(s) Sprint canoe
Club Reial Club Nàutic Portopetro

Marcus Cooper Walz (born 3 October 1994) is a Spanish sprint canoeist who has competed internationally since the early 2010s. He won the gold medal in the K-1 1000 metres event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.[1]

Born in Oxford, United Kingdom to an English father and a German mother, the family established in Majorca when Walz was 3 month old.[2]


  1. "Marcus Walz". Rio 2016. Retrieved 17 August 2016.
  2. "De Oxford a Mallorca: Marcus Cooper Walz se hace con el oro en la modalidad K1 de 1000 metros". El Español. Retrieved 17 August 2016.

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