Thomas Köhler

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Thomas Köhler
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-G0920-0026-001, Berlin, 11. DDR-Staatsratsitzung.jpg
Thomas Köhler (right, standing).
Personal information
Nationality Germany German
Born (1940-06-25) 25 June 1940 (age 76)
Oberwiesenthal, Saxony
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)[1]
Weight 70 kg (150 lb)[1]
Country  Germany
Sport Luge pictogram.svgLuge
Club SC Traktor Oberwiesenthal
Retired 1969
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) Olympic rings with white rims.svg 1st, gold medalist(s)1st, gold medalist(s)2nd, silver medalist(s)

Thomas Köhler (born 25 June 1940) is an East German former luger who competed during the 1960s.

He won three Winter Olympic medals in men's luge with two golds (Singles: 1964, Doubles: 1968) and one silver (Singles: 1968).

Köhler won five medals at the FIL World Luge Championships with three golds (singles: 1962, 1967; doubles: 1967) and one silver (doubles: 1965).


  1. ^ a b sports-reference profile, accessed December 4, 2010