ST. MORITZ, Switzerland -- Maximilian Reinelt, an Olympic gold medalist rower from Germany who was a longtime member of the country's successful men's eights crew, has died. He was 30.
Police in the Swiss state of Graubuenden said Reinelt collapsed while cross-country skiing in St. Moritz over the weekend. The cause of death was not announced.
Reinelt won gold at the 2012 London Games and silver four years later in Rio de Janeiro.
The German rowing federation said Reinelt ended his competitive career after the 2016 Olympics to complete his medical studies, and that he was soon to work as a team doctor with a German under-23 squad.
Reinelt also won two world championship gold medals and multiple European titles.