Thomas de Morawitz

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Thomas de Morawitz
Personal information
NationalitySpanish
Born(1922-12-21)21 December 1922
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Died22 July 2016(2016-07-22) (aged 93) [1]
Sport
Sport Alpine skiing

Thomas de Morawitz (21 December 1922 22 July 2016) was a Spanish alpine skier. He competed in three events at the 1948 Winter Olympics. [2]

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References

  1. "Thomas Morawitz Meczy". Spanish Olympic Committee. 2016. Retrieved 13 November 2019.(in Spanish)
  2. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Thomas de Morawitz Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC . Retrieved 2 March 2018.