Thomas Huschke in 1975
29 December 1947 |
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||75 kg (165 lb)|
Thomas Huschke (born 29 December 1947) is a retired East German cyclist. He competed at the 1972 and 1976 Summer Olympics in the 4000 m individual and team pursuit events. He won a silver team medal in 1972 and an individual bronze medal in 1976, whereas his team finished in fourth place in 1976. Between 1970 and 1975 he won one gold, three silver and two bronze medals in these two events at world championships.
After retiring from competitions he received a degree in economics, and later briefly worked as a marketing expert of the East German Gymnastics and Sports Association. In 1988 he was manager of figure skater Katarina Witt. From 2004 to 2006 he was chairman of the Frankfurter Cycling Club.
His grandfather Adolf and father Gerhard were both competitive cyclists.
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