Alexander Herr

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Alexander Herr
Medal record
Men's ski jumping
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2001 Lahti Team large hill
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Lahti Team normal hill
Men's ski flying
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Bad Mitterndorf Team

Alexander Herr (born October 4, 1978 in Furtwangen im Schwarzwald, Baden-Württemberg) is a German former ski jumper who competed 1993 to 2006, then came out of retirement in 2009 to compete in the 2010 Winter Olympics. He won a two medals at the 2001 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti with a gold in the team large hill and a bronze in the team normal hill events.

Herr finished 21st in the individual normal hill at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin. He also finished third in the team event at the FIS Ski-Flying World Championships 2006.

Herr's best individual finish was 2nd in the large hill in Finland in 2004. In 1997-98, Herr won the Ski jumping Continental Cup.

Herr quit the German team after not being chosen for the large hill event at the 2006 Winter Olympics. In 2006/07, Herr planned to compete for the Swedish ski jumping team, but he did not receive the naturalization he had planned for in Scandinavia.[1] So he wrote a letter to the trainer of the Polish ski jumping team expressing his desire to compete for them.

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