| Andreas Kirchner|
| November 15, 2010, Suhl, Germany|
Bobsleigh at the 1984 Winter Olympics – Four-man
Wolfgang Hoppe, Dietmar Schauerhammer, Rico Freiermuth, Silvio Giobellina
Andreas Kirchner Wikipedia
Andreas Kirchner (17 August 1953 – 10 November 2010) was an East German hammer thrower and bob pusher for record holder Wolfgang Hoppe.
He competed in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Competing in two Winter Olympics, he won two medals in the four-man with a gold in 1984 and a bronze in 1980. He was born in Erlbach-Kirchberg, Saxony.
Kirchner also won two medals in the two-man event at the FIBT World Championships with a silver in 1981 and a bronze in 1982.
On 15 November 2010 he was found dead in his apartment in Suhl, Thuringia where he worked as a teacher. He was 57.