Thomas Lamparter

Thomas Lamparter (born 9 June 1978) is a Swiss former bobsledder who has competed since 2002. Competing in three Winter Olympics, he won a bronze medal in the four-man event at Turin in 2006 as part of the crew of Martin Annen.[1]

Thomas Lamparter
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Medal record
Bobsleigh
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Turin Four-man
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2007 St. Moritz Four-man
Silver medal – second place 2013 St. Moritz Two-man
Bronze medal – third place 2007 St. Moritz Mixed team

Lamparter also won two medals at the 2007 FIBT World Championships in St. Moritz with a gold in the four-man event (piloted by Ivo Rüegg)[1] and a bronze at the bobsleigh-skeleton mixed team event. Lamparter also enjoyed success as a brakeman in two-man competition alongside Beat Hefti, with the pair winning European Championship golds in 2010 and 2013, a World Championship silver in 2013, and Bobsleigh World Cup titles in 2009 and 2012.[1]

In March 2014 Lamparter announced his retirement from competition.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Swiss bobsleigh brakeman Thomas Lamparter ends career - European Champion Fabienne Meyer and Caroline Spahni also retire". Federation Internationale de Bobsleigh et de Tobagganing. 26 March 2014. Retrieved 30 January 2015.