Thomas Schleicher

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Thomas Schleicher
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Born21 November 1972
Salzburg, Austria [1]
Died2 November 2001(2001-11-02) (aged 28)
Salzburg, Austria
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Thomas Schleicher (21 November 1972 – 2 November 2001) was an Austrian judoka. He competed in the men's lightweight event at the 1996 Summer Olympics. [1] He was later sentenced to five years in prison for drug trafficking, where he committed suicide. [2]



YearTournamentPlaceWeight class
1996 European Judo Championships 2ndLightweight (71 kg)
1995 World Judo Championships 7thLightweight (71 kg)
European Judo Championships 3rdLightweight (71 kg)
1994 European Judo Championships 7thLightweight (71 kg)
Goodwill Games 2ndLightweight (71 kg)

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