Frank Höfle

Frank Höfle (also spelled Hoefle, born 22 November 1967) is a disabled German biathlete and cross-country skier. He first participated in the Winter Paralympic Games in 1984 and won his first medal, a gold, in 1988. He has competed in every Winter Paralympics since then until 2010, winning a total of 21 medals, 13 of them gold.[1] He has competed in cycling at the Summer Paralympics twice, in 1992 and 1996, and won an additional one gold and two bronze medals.

Frank Höfle
Personal information
NationalityGerman
Born (1967-11-22) 22 November 1967 (age 53)
Brackenheim, Baden-Württemberg
Years active1984–2010
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight67 kg (148 lb)
Sport
CountryGermany
SportBiathlon, cross-country skiing, cycling
Disability classB2
Medal record
Men's cross-country skiing
Representing  West Germany
Winter Paralympics
Gold medal – first place 1988 Innsbruck 15 km short distance B2
Gold medal – first place 1988 Innsbruck 30 km long distance B2
Representing  Germany
Winter Paralympics
Gold medal – first place 1992 Albertville/Tignes 10 km short distance B2
Gold medal – first place 1992 Albertville/Tignes 30 km long distance B2
Gold medal – first place 1994 Lillehammer 5 km classical B2
Gold medal – first place 1994 Lillehammer 10 km free B2
Gold medal – first place 1994 Lillehammer 20 km classical B2
Gold medal – first place 1998 Nagano 5 km classical B2
Gold medal – first place 2002 Salt Lake City 5 km classical B2
Gold medal – first place 2002 Salt Lake City 10 km free B2
Silver medal – second place 1992 Albertville/Tignes 3×5 km relay B1-3
Silver medal – second place 1994 Lillehammer 4×5 km relay B1-3
Silver medal – second place 1998 Nagano 15 km free B2
Silver medal – second place 1998 Nagano 4×5 km relay
Silver medal – second place 2006 Turin 5 km short distance B1-3
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Nagano 20 km classical B1-3
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Salt Lake City 20 km free B1-3
Men's biathlon
Representing  Germany
Winter Paralympics
Gold medal – first place 1992 Albertville/Tignes 7.5 km B2-3
Gold medal – first place 1994 Lillehammer 7.5 km free B2
Gold medal – first place 1998 Nagano 7.5 km free B2
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Salt Lake City 7.5 km free B2
Men's cycling
Representing  Germany
Summer Paralympics
Gold medal – first place 1992 Barcelona Tandem open
Bronze medal – third place 1992 Barcelona Team time trial
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Atlanta 100/120k tandem open

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Frank Höfle". nordski.de (in German). Archived from the original on 2012-09-08. Retrieved 2008-05-08.

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