Rio 2016 German canoe coach reported dead

Henze was said to have been travelling with a team mate in a taxi to the athletes' village last Friday when the car crashed into a concrete barrier.

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Stefan Henze

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The German teams at the Rio 2016 Olympics have been thrown into mourning following the death of the country's canoe slalom team, Stefan Henze.

According to the German Olympics team, Henze died from head injuries sustained in a car crash in Rio de Janeiro last week.

Henze was said to have been travelling with a team mate in a taxi to the athletes' village last Friday when the car crashed into a concrete barrier.

Germany men's football team will be clashing with Nigeria's Dream Team on Wednesday, August 17, in their semi-final match.

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