Thomas Jacob

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameThomas•Jacob
Used nameThomas•Jacob
Born11 November 1965 in Lichtenstein/Sa., Sachsen (GER)
Measurements183 cm / 77 kg
AffiliationsSC Traktor Oberwiesenthal, Oberwiesenthal (GER)
NOC East Germany


East German luger Thomas Jacob finished an unfortunate fourth in the men’s singles at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics. In 1990, he won a team gold at the World Championships, also at Calgary. Jacob won the East German titles in 1986 and 1989.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1988 Winter Olympics Luge GDR Thomas Jacob
Singles, Men (Olympic) 4

Special Notes