|Born||29 December 1967|
Lauda-Königshofen, Baden-Württemberg, West Germany
Thorsten Weidner (born 29 December 1967) is a German fencer. He won a silver medal in the team foil event at the 1988 Summer Olympics and a gold in the same event at the 1992 Summer Olympics.
Thorsten Weidner attended the Kaufmännische Schule Tauberbischofsheimand fought for the Fencing-Club Tauberbischofsheim.
Tauberbischofsheim is a German town in the north-east of Baden-Württemberg on the river Tauber with a population of about 13,200. It is the capital of the Main-Tauber district. It is a popular tourist destination due to the presence of numerous historical buildings, including substantial remains of the Medieval town fortifications.
Thorsten Engelmann is a German rower. Engelmann started rowing at age 9 because his father was the President of a rowing club in Berlin. He continued training while earning his pre-diploma in economics at school, and was a member of the German national squad.
Lauda-Königshofen is a town in the Main-Tauber district in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is situated on the river Tauber, 7 km southeast of Tauberbischofsheim, and 30 km southwest of Würzburg. Most of the roughly 300 houses in the traditional village of Königshofen date to between the 16th century and mid-19th century, and it is known for the 500+ year-old Königshöfer Messe, an annual festival that attracts 150,000 people over the 10-day festival. Lauda station is at a junction of the Franconia Railway and the Tauber Valley Railway.
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The Kaufmännische Schule Tauberbischofsheim (KSTBB) includes five different types of vocational schools. The school board of the Kaufmännische Schule Tauberbischofsheim is the Main-Tauber-Kreis and the school campuses in Tauberbischofsheim, in Baden-Württemberg, Southern Germany.
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