Thomas Horschel

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameThomas•Horschel
Used nameThomas•Horschel
Born13 December 1960 in Suhl, Thüringen (GER)
Measurements180 cm / 90 kg
AffiliationsSC Motor Zella-Mehlis, Zella-Mehlis (GER)
NOC East Germany


Thomas Horschel was an East German light-heavyweight Greco-Roman wrestler who won two silver medals at the 1984 and 1986 European Championships. He was chosen for the 1980 Moskva Olympics as the 1980 East German Champion, but finished fifth, eliminated with 8.0 bad points in round four. Due to the Soviet-led boycott of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics he could not participate. From 1982-84 and in 1986 Horschel won East German titles as a heavyweight.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1980 Summer Olympics Wrestling GDR Thomas Horschel
Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) 5

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