André Hoffmann (speed skater)

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André Hoffmann
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André Hoffmann
Medal record
Men's Speed skating
Competitor for  East Germany
Olympic Games
Gold 1988 Calgary 1500 m

André Hoffmann (born August 11, 1961 in East Berlin) is a former German Speed skater, who made a huge step forwards in the 1987–1988 season and won two 1500 metres races in the World Cup. It was even though highly surprising that he took gold medal in the 1500 m at the 1988 Olympics in Calgary. He beat the American Eric Flaim with six hundreds of a second and sat a new world record with 1:52.06

World records[edit]

Discipline Time Date Location
3000 m 4.03,31 January 12, 1985 Switzerland Davos
Small combination 161.158 January 13, 1985 Switzerland Davos
1500 m 1.52,06 February 20, 1988 Canada Calgary

Source: SpeedSkatingStats.com[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "André Hoffmann". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 29 August 2012. 

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