Sönke Rothenberger

Sönke Rothenberger

Sönke Rothenberger and Favourit (2016)
Personal information
Nationality German
Born (1994-10-14) 14 October 1994
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb)
Country  Germany
Sport Equestrianism

Sönke Rothenberger (born 14 October 1994)[1] is a German equestrian. He represented his country at the 2016 Summer Olympics. He finished in 19th place in the individual dressage competition.[2] He was part of the German dressage team which won the gold medal in team dressage.[3]

Sönke is a son of dressage riders Sven and Gonnelien Rothenberger, multiple Olympic medalists from 1996 Summer Olympics. German-born Sven switched to the Netherlands after marrying Gonnelien. Meanwhile, Sönke, as well as his sisters Sanneke and Semmieke, have been representing Germany since the start of their international careers.


  1. "Sonke Rothenberger". Rio 2016. Retrieved 12 August 2016.
  2. "Rio 2016". Rio 2016. Retrieved 2016-09-01.
  3. "Rio 2016". Rio 2016. Retrieved 2016-09-01.
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