Carsten Embach

Carsten Embach (born 12 October 1968 in Stralsund) is a German bobsledder who competed from the mid-1990s to the early 2000s. Competing in two Winter Olympics, he won two medals in the four-man event with a gold in 2002 and a bronze in 1994.[1][2]

Carsten Embach
Personal information
Born (1968-10-12) 12 October 1968 (age 53)
Stralsund, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern,
 East Germany
Height1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight93 kg (205 lb; 14.6 st)
Country Germany
ClubBSR "Rennsteig" Oberhof
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals 1st place, gold medalist(s) 3rd place, bronze medalist(s)


Embach also won six medals in the four-man event at the FIBT World Championships with four golds (1995, 1997, 2000, 2003), one silver (2001), and one bronze (1996).[3]

Before turning to bobsleigh Embach competed in the long jump. He finished fifth at the 1990 European Indoor Championships with a jump of 7.83 metres.[4] His personal best jump was 8.01 metres, achieved in June 1990 in Potsdam.[5] He represented the club ASK Vorwärts Potsdam.


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