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Georg Hettich

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 2
Bronze 1
Total 4
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameGeorg•Hettich
Used nameGeorg•Hettich
Born12 October 1978 in Furtwangen im Schwarzwald, Baden-Württemberg (GER)
Measurements179 cm / 64 kg
AffiliationsSkiclub Rohrhardsberg/Skiteam Schonach/Rohrhardsberg
NOC(s) Germany

Biography

At the 2006 Winter Olympics, Georg Hettich had his greatest sports moment, winning the gold medal in the individual competition and a bronze medal in the sprint. He also won a silver in the team event, as he had at Salt Lake City in 2002 and at the 2003 and 2005 World Championships. Hettich also won two German Championships, in 2005 and 2006. In September 2009 he announced he would retire after the 2009-10 season, but he was a last-minute qualifier for the Vancouver Olympics. Besides his sports career, Hettich studied sports science.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Representing 2nd NOC As
2002 Winter Olympics Nordic Combined (Skiing) Team, Men Olympic Germany 2 Silver GER Georg Hettich
  Individual, Men Olympic 34
2006 Winter Olympics Nordic Combined (Skiing) Team, Men Olympic Germany 2 Silver GER Georg Hettich
  Individual, Men Olympic 1 Gold
  Sprint, Men Olympic 3 Bronze
2010 Winter Olympics Nordic Combined (Skiing) Large Hill / 10 km, Individual, Men Olympic 24 GER Georg Hettich

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