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 31)
Bad Honnef, West Germany
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight107 kg (236 lb)
Sport
CountryGermany
SportBobsleigh
Event(s)Two-man, Four-man
ClubSV Halle
Turned pro2011

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

Career[edit]

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[edit]

[1]

Date Location Rank Event Teammates
6 January 2013 Altenberg 3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Four-man Thomas Florschütz
Andreas Bredau
Kevin Kuske
4 January 2014 Winterberg 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Four-man Francesco Friedrich
Jannis Bäcker
Gregor Bermbach
5 January 2014 Winterberg 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Four-man Francesco Friedrich
Jannis Bäcker
Gregor Bermbach

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FIBT Profile Archived 27 February 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Sports Reference Profile". Archived from the original on 17 April 2020.
  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.

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