Thomas KÖHLER

Luge

  • Médailles
    2 O
    1 A
  • Participations
    2
  • Première participation
    Innsbruck 1964
  • Année de naissance
    1940
Résultats olympiques

Biographie

Thomas KÖHLER

The 1968 East German flagbearer in Grenoble, Thomas Köhler was the first luger to win an Olympic gold medal in singles (1964) and doubles (1968), with Klaus-Michael Bonsack. Köhler also won a silver medal in singles in Grenoble as well. He was World Champion in singles in 1962 and 1967, in 1967 in the doubles, and runner-up in doubles in 1965.

From 1969-76 Köhler was chief coach of the East German lugers, a member of the East German NOC until German reunification, and was a department head within the Deutscher Turn- und Sportverband (DTSB). In 1984 and 1988 he was Chef de Mission for the East German Winter Olympic Team. After reunification he became marketing head of a trade chain in Berlin. His brother Michael was also a world class luger but never took part in the Olympic Games.

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Grenoble 1968

A
Singles
Singles Luge
O
Doubles
Doubles Luge
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Innsbruck 1964

O
Singles
Singles Luge
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Doubles
Doubles Luge