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Thomas Giessing

Full name: Thomas Giessing
Gender: Male
Height: 6-5.5 (197 cm)
Weight: 187 lbs (85 kg)
Born: March 19, 1961 in Rhede, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: LAZ Rhede, Rhede (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Athletics


Thomas Giessing won the 4x400 relay gold medal at the 1982 European Championships together with [Erwin Skamrahl], [Harald Schmid] and non-Olympian Hartmut Weber. He also took part in the 1986 European Championships over 800 metres. Domestically Giessing was 1988 West German Champion in the 800. In 1982 he was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf by the German Track and Field Association. Giessing was educated as a bank clerk and later became a board member in various banking institutes.

Personal Best\: 400 – 46.00 (1983).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay West Germany FRG 2 h3 r1/3

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A)
1984 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany FRG Round One Heat Three 2 QU 3:03.33
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