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|