Lothar Thoms

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Lothar Thoms in 1959

Lothar Thoms (18 May 1956 – 5 November 2017) was an East German track cyclist.

He represented his native country at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Russia. He won the gold medal in the men's 1,000m time trial.[1]

In 1981 he was elected East German Sportspersonality of the year.

Thoms was born in Guben, Brandenburg. He died in Berlin at the age of 61.[2]

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  1. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Lothar Thoms". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 1 April 2018.
  2. "Trauer um Lothar Thoms". BDR Medienservice (in German). 7 November 2017. Retrieved 8 November 2017.

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