Thorsten Margis

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Thorsten Margis
Thorsten Margis bei der Olympia-Einkleidung Erding 2014 (Martin Rulsch) 02.jpg
Thorsten Margis in 2014
Personal information
NationalityGerman
Born (1989-08-14) 14 August 1989 (age 30)
Bad Honnef, West Germany
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight107 kg (236 lb)
Sport
CountryGermany
Sport Bobsleigh
Event(s)Two-man, Four-man
ClubSV Halle
Turned pro2011

Thorsten Margis (born 14 August 1989) is a German bobsledder. [1]

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Career

Margis competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics for Germany. He teamed with driver Francesco Friedrich, Gregor Bermbach and Jannis Bäcker in the Germany-2 sled in the four-man event, finishing 10th. [2] [3]

As of April 2014, his best showing at the World Championships is 4th, in the 2013 team event, with his best finish in an Olympic discipline 13th in the 2013 four-man event. [1]

Margis made his World Cup debut in January 2013. As of April 2014, he has three World Cup podium finishes, with his best results a pair of silver medals in 2013–14. [1]

Margis and Francesco Friedrich tied with Canada's Justin Kripps and Alexander Kopacz for the gold medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. [4]

World Cup Podiums

[1]

DateLocationRankEventTeammates
6 January 2013 Altenberg Bronze medal icon.svgFour-man Thomas Florschütz
Andreas Bredau
Kevin Kuske
4 January 2014 Winterberg Silver medal icon.svgFour-man Francesco Friedrich
Jannis Bäcker
Gregor Bermbach
5 January 2014 Winterberg Silver medal icon.svgFour-man Francesco Friedrich
Jannis Bäcker
Gregor Bermbach

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 FIBT Profile Archived 27 February 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  2. "Sports Reference Profile".
  3. "Sochi2014.com profile". 19 March 2014. Archived from the original on 19 March 2014.
  4. "Canada's Kripps, Kopacz tie Germany for 2-man bobsleigh gold". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. 19 February 2018. Retrieved 19 February 2018.