Thomas Zajac

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Thomas Zajac

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Tanja Frank and Thomas Zajac in 2016
Personal information
Nationality Austrian
Born (1985-09-22) 22 September 1985 (age 32)
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 77 kg (170 lb)
Sport
Sport Sailing

Thomas Zajac (born 22 September 1985) is an Austrian competitive sailor.

He competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, in the mixed Nacra 17 where he won a bronze medal. [1] Zajac was the flag bearer for Austria during the closing ceremonies along with Tanja Frank. [2]

2016 Summer Olympics Games of the XXXI Olympiad, held in Rio de Janeiro in 2016

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Rio de Janeiro Second-most populous municipality in Brazil

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The mixed Nacra 17 competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro took place between 10–16 August at Marina da Glória. Thirteen races were held.

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References

  1. "Thomas Zajac". rio2016.com. Retrieved 14 August 2016.
  2. "The Flagbearers for the Rio 2016 Closing Ceremony". 2016-08-21. Retrieved 2016-08-22.