Thomas Geierspichler

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Thomas Geierspichler
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Thomas Geierspichler (2008)
Medal record
Paralympic athletics
Competitor for  Austria
Paralympic Games
Gold 2004 Athens 1500m - T52
Gold 2008 Beijing Marathon - T52
Silver 2004 Athens 800m - T52
Silver 2004 Athens 5000m - T52
Silver 2004 Athens Marathon - T52
Bronze 2000 Sydney Marathon - T52
Bronze 2004 Athens 400m - T52
Bronze 2000 Sydney 800m - T52
IPC Athletics World Championships
Silver 2013 Lyon 1,500m - T52
Bronze 2013 Lyon 400m - T52

Thomas Geierspichler (born April 14, 1976) is a Paralympic wheelchair racer from Austria. He competes in the T52 classification.

Biography[edit]

He competed in the 2000 Summer Paralympics in Sydney, Australia. There he won a bronze medal in the men's Marathon - T52 event, went out in the first round of the men's 800 metres - T52 event, finished sixth in the men's 1500 metres - T52 event and finished eighth in the men's 5000 metres - T52 event. He also competed at the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, Greece. There he won a gold medal in the men's 1500 metres - T52 event, a silver medal in the men's 800 metres - T52 event, a silver medal in the men's 5000 metres - T52 event, a silver medal in the men's Marathon - T52 event and a bronze medal in the men's 400 metres - T52 event. He also competed at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China. There he won a gold medal in the men's Marathon - T52 event, a bronze medal in the men's 800 metres - T52 event, finished fifth in the men's 200 metres - T52 event and finished fourth in the men's 400 metres - T52 event

As of January 2013, he holds T52 world records for 10000m and marathon distances.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IPC Athletics World Records". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 

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