Andreas Barucha

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Andreas Barucha
Personal information
Born (1979-04-02) 2 April 1979 (age 43)[1]
Potsdam, Brandenburg,
 East Germany
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Weight93 kg (205 lb; 14.6 st)[1]
Country Germany
Turned pro2000[1]
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals4th
Medal record
Men´s Bobsleigh
Representing  Germany
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2009 Lake Placid Mixed team

Andreas Barucha (born 2 April 1979 in Potsdam) is a German bobsledder who has competed since 1999. He won a gold in the mixed team event at the 2009 FIBT World Championships in Lake Placid, New York. His best finish at the FIBT World Championships was seventh in the four-man event at Calgary in 2005.

Barucha's best World Cup finish was second three times in the four-man event (2005, 2006, 2009).

He finished fourth in the four-man event at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.


  1. ^ a b c d e FIBT profile, accessed December 19, 2010