Jochen Pietzsch

Intro East German luger
A.K.A. Йохен Пицш
Is Athlete Luger
From Germany
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 1 December 1963, Halle (Saale), Germany
Star sign Sagittarius
Height: 176 cm
Weight: 73 kg

Jochen Pietzsch (born 1 December 1963 in Halle, Saxony-Anhalt) is an East German luger who competed during the mid-1980s. Together with Jörg Hoffmann, he won two medals in the men's doubles event with a gold in 1988 and a bronze in 1984. Pietzsch also found great success at the FIL World Luge Championships with a total of six medals, including four gold (Men's doubles: 1983, 1985, 1987; Mixed team: 1990) and two bronzes (Men's doubles: 1989, 1990). He also won three medals at the FIL European Luge Championships with two golds (Men's doubles and mixed team: both 1990) and one silver (Men's doubles: 1986). Pietzsch won the overall Luge World Cup title in men's doubles in 1983-84. He married cross-country skier Kerstin Mohring.

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