René Hoppe

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René Hoppe
Personal information
Nationality German
Born (1976-12-09) 9 December 1976 (age 40)
Oelsnitz, Saxony,
 East Germany
Residence Oberhof, Thuringia
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 95 kg (209 lb; 15.0 st)
Sport
Country  Germany
Sport Bobsleigh
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals 1st, gold medalist(s)

René Hoppe (born 9 December 1976 in Oelsnitz, Saxony) is a German bobsledder who has competed since 1998. At the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, he won a gold medal in the four-man event with teammates Kevin Kuske, André Lange, and Martin Putze.

Hoppe also won eight medals at the FIBT World Championships with five golds (Four-man: 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008), two silvers (Two-man: 2000, Four-man: 2001), and one bronze (Four-man: 2007).

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