|Olympic medal record|
|Men's field hockey|
| Representing |
|1984 Los Angeles||Team competition|
|1988 Seoul||Team competition|
Thomas Werner Reck (born 16 January 1964 in Ulm) is a German former field hockey player who competed in the 1984 Summer Olympics and in the 1988 Summer Olympics.
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