London 2012 Gold Medallist Heinrich Popow

Sunday 09 September 2012


"Heinrich is a great sportsman – and he is still like a little brother to me,” says the Airnergy founder Guido Bierther. The relationship between the two started at the Paralympics in 2004 with a witty remark made by Popow: Airnergy had offered every German participant in the summer Paralympics a reward for winning a gold medal: one of the Airnergy Professional Plus devices much coveted by competitive sportsmen and women…

Heinrich Popow returned from Athens with three bronze medals (100 metres, 200 metres and long jump) - a sensational achievement. No less impressive his argument during the interview about Airnergy's reward to the gold medallists: "Don't three bronze medals count as one gold?" Popow’s engaging manner melted Guido Bierther’s heart and a friendship was born.

For a long time now Heinrich has been breathing Airnergy – from his own device, of course. The method that will be honoured with the Innovation Award of the Century in 2012 supports the body’s endogenous energy balance, physical performance and regeneration in a natural way – and an official investigation by NADA (the National Anti Doping Agency) has confirmed that it does not constitute doping. 

A lovable rogue, who attributes his gold medal in the 2012 Paralympics (London) in the supreme discipline of the 100-metres race to Airnergy. Hard training, perseverance and the skilful guidance of his trainer have led Heinrich Popow to his long-awaited success. Whatever the case, Airnergy sends its hearty congratulations. Keep up the good work, Heinrich!


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