Thomas Springer

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Thomas Springer
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Springer in 2016
Personal information
Born (1984-11-06) 6 November 1984 (age 34)
Sport
Sport Triathlon

Thomas Springer (born 6 November 1984) is an Austrian triathlete. He competed in the men's event at the 2016 Summer Olympics. [1]

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References

  1. "Thomas Springer". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 26 August 2016. Retrieved 18 August 2016.