Jochen Pietzsch

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Jochen Pietzsch
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-1984-0325-005, Michael Walter, Bettina Schmidt, Jörg Hoffmann, Jochen Pietzsch.jpg
Pietzsch (right) in 1984.

Jochen Pietzsch (born 1 December 1963 in Halle, Saxony-Anhalt) is an East German luger who competed during the mid-1980s. Together with Jörg Hoffmann, he won two medals in the men's doubles event with a gold in 1988 and a bronze in 1984.

Pietzsch also found great success at the FIL World Luge Championships with a total of six medals, including four gold (Men's doubles: 1983, 1985, 1987; Mixed team: 1990) and two bronzes (Men's doubles: 1989, 1990). He also won three medals at the FIL European Luge Championships with two golds (Men's doubles and mixed team: both 1990) and one silver (Men's doubles: 1986).[1]

Pietzsch won the overall Luge World Cup title in men's doubles in 1983-4.


  1. ^ "List of European luge champions". Eiskanal (in German). Archived from the original on 2008-03-25. Retrieved 2015-02-08. 

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