Thomas Prenzel

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameThomas•Prenzel
Used nameThomas•Prenzel
Born7 August 1968 in Sebnitz, Sachsen (GER)
Measurements173 cm / 63 kg
AffiliationsSC Dynamo Klingenthal, Klingenthal (GER)
NOC East Germany


East German Nordic combined Thomas Prenzel finished fifth with the team at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics together with Marko Frank and his brother Uwe. Thomas also placed ninth in the individual event. In 1987, he won both an individual and a team gold medal at the Youth Worlds.

Thomas Prenzel later studied journalism and became sports editor of the Freie Presse in Chemnitz in 1992.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1988 Winter Olympics Nordic Combined (Skiing) GDR Thomas Prenzel
Team, Men (Olympic) East Germany 5
Individual, Men (Olympic) 9

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