Lothar Thoms

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Lothar Thoms
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Lothar Thoms
Personal information
Born(1956-05-18)18 May 1956
Guben, Brandenburg, East Germany
Died5 November 2017(2017-11-05) (aged 61)

Lothar Thoms (18 May 1956 – 5 November 2017) was a track cyclist from East Germany, who represented his native country at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Russia.[1] There he won the gold medal in the men's 1.000m time trial.[2] In 1981 he was elected East German Sportspersonality of the year.


  1. ^ "Trauer um Lothar Thoms". BDR Medienservice (in German). 7 November 2017. Retrieved 8 November 2017.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Lothar Thoms". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 12 May 2015.