|Born||February 27, 1970|
|Curling club||CC Baden Regio, Baden|
|3 (1991, 2003, 2006)|
Lips started playing curling in 1977. He won a bronze medal at the 1991 European Curling Championships, playing lead for Daniel Model. He would not return the Euros until 2003. Playing third for Bernhard Werthemann, they finished fourth. They finished sixth at the 2004 Ford World Men's Curling Championship. In 2006, playing second for Andreas Schwaller, the team won the Euros, defeating Scotland in the final.
Lips currently skips his own team, which he took over in 2010, replacing Toni Müller, who will keep throwing last rocks. Prior to 2009, Lips played for Andreas Schwaller. In their first event, the 2010 Baden Masters, the hometown Lips rink defeated the new Brad Gushue/Randy Ferbey team in the final.
Since July, 2012 Lips is the coach of Russia Women's National Team.
- Thomas Lips, ecc.curlit.com
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