Kevin Kuske

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Kevin Kuske
Kevin Kuske bei der Olympia-Einkleidung Erding 2014 (Martin Rulsch) 02.jpg
Kevin Kuske (2014)
Personal information
Nationality German
Born (1979-01-04) 4 January 1979 (age 38)
Potsdam, Brandenburg,
East Germany
Residence Potsdam, Brandenburg
Height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Sport
Country  Germany
Sport Bobsleigh
Event(s) 4-man, 2-man
Club BSR Rennsteig Oberhof (1999–2010)
BRC Riesa (2010–present)
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 1st, gold medalist(s)1st, gold medalist(s)1st, gold medalist(s)1st, gold medalist(s)2nd, silver medalist(s)

Kevin Kuske (born 4 January 1979) is a German bobsledder who has competed since 1999. Competing in three Winter Olympics, he has won four gold medals and one silver medal.

Prior to his bobsleigh career, Kuske was a sprinter athlete, and won a bronze medal in 4 x 100 m at the 1998 World Junior Championships in Athletics.

At the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Kuske, along with teammates André Lange, Carsten Embach, Enrico Kühn, won the gold medal in the four-man event. Four years later in Turin, Kuske paired with Lange to win the gold medal in the two-man event, while those two, along with teammates René Hoppe and Martin Putze, won gold in the four-man event. Kuske won gold in the two-man and silver in the four-man event at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

Kuske also has eleven medals at the FIBT World Championships, including seven golds (Two-man: 2003, 2007, 2008; Four-man: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008), two silvers (Two-man: 2005, Four-man: 2009), and two bronzes (Two-man: 2004, Four-man: 2007).

Since pilot André Lange retired Kevin Kuske starts with pilot Thomas Florschütz.

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