Olympic Coach Saves Lives of Four People

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Stefan Henze, the German Olympic canoe slalom coach who died after a car crash in Rio, has saved the lives of four people by being an organ donor.

Henze was involved in crash near the Olympic park in the Brazilian city last Friday. He was taken to hospital with head injuries and underwent emergency brain surgery but died on Monday as a result of the injuries.

Henze, who was in Rio as part of the German canoe slalom coaching team, was also a former Olympian himself having won a silver medal at the 2004 Athens Olympics in the canoe slalom doubles.

Read full article at http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/rio-2016-olympics-stefan-henze-german-canoe-slalom-coach-dead-saves-four-lives-organ-donor-a7195516.html

Additional articles can be found at:

http://www.bbc.com/sport/olympics/37090353
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/sport/news/article.cfm?c_id=4&objectid=11694734
http://abcnews.go.com/Sports/wireStory/german-olympic-team-canoe-slalom-coach-stefan-henze-41402652
http://www.latimes.com/sports/olympics/la-sp-oly-rio-2016-german-coach-stefan-henze-dies-after-1471292446-htmlstory.html
https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2016/aug/15/german-canoe-coach-dies-car-crash
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/early-lead/wp/2016/08/15/german-canoe-slalom-coach-stefan-henze-dies-from-injuries-suffered-in-rio-car-crash/

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