Place of residence: Hürth
Date of birth: July 16th, 1982
Place of birth: Rostock-Südstadt (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania)
Family: Wife Kristina and daughters Anna Sophie (born on February 27
th, 2004)

and Luna Malou (born on December 15th, 2009)

Education: Vocational training as an office administrator

Nickname: Gorilla

Height: 1.84 m (approximately 5 ft. 12 in.)

Weight: 82 kg (approximately 180 lbs.)

Personal information

Favourite food: Grandma Liesbeth’s homemade potato pancakes

Favourite drink: malt beer (wheat soda) / specialty beers

Favourite music: Anything on the charts

Hobbies: Family, reading, relaxing, cinema

»If I did not love this sport I wouldn’t be as strong as I am«

André Greipel


Peter Sager

Peter Becker

Gerald Mortag

Sebastian Weber