Markus Zimmermann

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Markus Zimmermann
Personal information
Born (1964-09-04) 4 September 1964 (age 56)
Berchtesgaden, Bavaria,
 West Germany
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight105 kg (231 lb; 16.5 st)
Country Germany
Event(s)4-man, 2-man
Coached byGermany Raimund Bethge
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 1st place, gold medalist(s)1st place, gold medalist(s)2nd place, silver medalist(s)3rd place, bronze medalist(s)

Markus Zimmermann (born 4 September 1964 in Berchtesgaden) is a German former bobsledder who competed from 1984 to 2004. Competing in four Winter Olympics, he won four medals with two golds (Two-man: 2002, Four-man: 1998), one silver (Two-man: 1992), and one bronze (Two-man: 1998). He was born at Berchtesgaden, in southern Bavaria.

Zimmerman also won eight medals at the FIBT World Championships with five golds (Two-man: 1991, 1996, 2000; Four-man: 1996, 2001) and three silvers (Two-man: 1999, 2004; Four-man: 2000).