André Kiesewetter

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André Kiesewetter
Personal information
Full name André Kiesewetter
Born (1969-08-20) 20 August 1969 (age 45)
Neuhaus am Rennweg, Thuringia, Germany
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Professional information
Club SC Motor Zella-Mehlis
Personal best invalid World record with touch:
196 m (Planica 1991)
official:
191 m (Planica 1991)
World Cup
Seasons 1990–1994
Wins 2
Additional podiums 2
Total podiums 4
Updated on 14 April 2012.

André Kiesewetter (born August 20, 1969 in Neuhaus am Rennweg, Thuringia) is a former German ski jumper who competed in World Cup from 1990 to 1994.

He won the bronze medal in the team large hill at the 1991 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships and had his best individual finish of 7th in the individual large hill at those championships. Kiesewetter has two World Cup individual career victories in 1990 and 1991.

In 1991 Planica World Cup Ski Flying competition he jumped 196 meters which was at that time longest jump ever, but unfortunately he touched snow with hands, otherwise this would be world record.

World Cup victories[edit]

Season Date Location
1989/90 2 Dec 1990 Canada Lake Placid
15 Dec 1990 Japan Sapporo

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