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Thomas Florschütz
Thomas Florschütz bei der Olympia-Einkleidung Erding 2014 (Martin Rulsch) 03.jpg
Personal information
Nationality German
Born 20 February 1978 (1978-02-20) (age 43)
Sonneberg, , East Germany
Residence Erfurt, Thuringia
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 97 kg (214 lb; 15.3 st)
Sport
Country  Germany
Sport Bobsleigh (pilot)
Club BRC Riesa
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals 2

Thomas Florschütz (born 20 February 1978 in Sonneberg) is a German bobsledder who has competed since 2006. He won a silver medal in the two-man event at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

He won three medals at the FIBT World Championships with a gold (Mixed team: 2009) and two silvers (Two-man: 2008, 2009).

His older brother André competed for Germany in luge and won a silver medal in the two-mah event at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino.

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