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Meeting with German Olympic medalist Marcel Nguyen 德國奧運體操名將阮馬素
Date: 29 January 2014 

School of Modern Languages and Cultures

Meeting Famous Germans at HKU – Meeting with German Olympic medallist Marcel Nguyen 德國奧運體操名將阮馬素
“76 Years - And then came Nguyen“ (Spiegel Online)
“Nguyen all Smiles after Silver” (Reuters)
“Nguyen wins Gymnastic Silver for Germany!” (DW)

Marcel Nguyen, born on September 8, 1987 in Munich, Germany, is a German gymnastics champion and Olympic Medallist. In the 2012 London Olympic Games, Marcel Nguyen won double Olympic gymnastics silver medals for Germany. He collected the first all-round gymnastics medal for Germany since the 1936 Summer Olympic Games held in Berlin.

Marcel Nguyen is popular not just in Germany, but also in Hong Kong. His online videos have gone viral on social networks since the summer 2012.

Marcel Nguyen will be coming to HKU to meet with students of the German Programme and the University. He will share his experiences with students and they will have a chance to talk with this famous German native speaker in person.

Date: 29 January, 2014 (Wednesday)
Time: 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Venue: CPD-2.42, The Centennial Campus
Language: German and English


All are welcome. No registration is required.

For enquiries, please contact Ms. Lucilla Cheng at

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