Thomas Florschütz

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Thomas Florschütz
Thomas Florschütz bei der Olympia-Einkleidung Erding 2014 (Martin Rulsch) 03.jpg
Personal information
NationalityGerman
Born (1978-02-20) 20 February 1978 (age 43)[1]
Sonneberg, , East Germany
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Weight97 kg (214 lb; 15.3 st)[1]
Sport
Country Germany
SportBobsleigh (pilot)
ClubBRC Riesa
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals 2nd place, silver medalist(s)
Medal record
Men´s Bobsleigh
Representing  Germany
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2010 Vancouver Two-man
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2009 Lake Placid Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 2008 Altenberg Two-man
Silver medal – second place 2009 Lake Placid Two-man
Silver medal – second place 2011 Königssee Two-man
Bronze medal – third place 2013 St. Moritz Two-man
World Cup Championships
Silver medal – second place 2009–10 Two-man
Bronze medal – third place 2009–10 Combined
Bronze medal – third place 2008–09 Two-man
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 2009 St. Moritz Four-man
Bronze medal – third place 2009 St. Moritz Two-man
World Junior Championships
Silver medal – second place 2004 Cortina d'Ampezzo Four-man

Thomas Florschütz (born 20 February 1978 in Sonneberg) is a German bobsledder who has competed since 2006. He won a silver medal in the two-man event at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

He won three medals at the FIBT World Championships with a gold (Mixed team: 2009) and two silvers (Two-man: 2008, 2009).

His older brother André competed for Germany in luge and won a silver medal in the two-mah event at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FIBT-Bobsleigh profile, accessed December 10, 2010