Toni Biersack

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameAnton "Toni"•Biersack
Used nameToni•Biersack
Born14 July 1927 in Garmisch, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bayern (GER) 
Died30 March 2007 in München (Munich), Bayern (GER)
AffiliationsSC Riessersee, Garmisch-Partenkirchen (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality West Germany


Toni Biersack was a member of the West German ice hockey team that finished sixth in the 1956 Cortina d’Ampezzo Winter Olympics. He played for SC Riessersee between 1948-59, and won the West German Championship in 1950. He later played for SG Nürnberg in the second league, and EHC Ehrwald, whom he also coached.

The finest moment of his career was in finishing second to Sweden in the 1953 World Championship final, which was West Germany’s best ever finish at the Worlds. In total Biersack won 39 international caps and in 1989 was inducted into the German Hockey Hall of Fame. Biersack owned a taxi company in Riessersee and later built up a limousine service company in München. His grand-nephew Tobias Biersack was also a West German international ice hockey player.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1956 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) GER FRG Toni Biersack
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) Unified Team of Germany 6

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