Marion Thees

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Marion Thees
Marion Thees bei der Olympia-Einkleidung Erding 2014 (Martin Rulsch) 03.jpg
Personal information
Birth nameMarion Trott
Born5 July 1984 (1984-07-05) (age 37)
Eisenach, East Germany
Medal record
Women's skeleton
Representing  Germany
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2009 Lake Placid Women
Gold medal – first place 2009 Lake Placid Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 2011 Königssee Women
Gold medal – first place 2011 Königssee Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 2012 Lake Placid Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 2013 St. Moritz Mixed team

Marion Thees (born Marion Trott on 5 July 1984 in Eisenach) is a German retired skeleton racer who has competed since 2001. She won two golds at the 2009 FIBT World Championships in Lake Placid, New York, earning them in the women's skeleton and mixed team events.

In 2009, Thees was second in the European Championships in St. Moritz. She won the Skeleton World Cup in 2008–09.

Thees qualified for the 2010 Winter Olympics where she finished eighth.

In September 2014 Thees announced via social media that she was retiring from competition and would be embarking on a career as a coach.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Skeleton pilot Marion Thees ends her career". Federation Internationale de Bobsleigh et de Tobagganing. 29 September 2014. Retrieved 19 December 2014.

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