Men’s Eight (M8+)
Peter Thiede (c)
Tim Foster (b),
Jonathan Searle ( 7)
Peter Thiede is well-known as the cox leading Germany’s famed eight to multiple
victories. He raced his last race at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, after
beginning his coxing career in 1987 in East German colours. At the 1989 World
Rowing Championships in Bled he won his second silver medal in the men’s eight.
Throughout his career, he coxed boats to 10 World Championship medals and one
© Peter Spurrier/Intersport-Images
Men’s Eight A-final during
the 2010 Rowing World Cup
on Lake Bled.
Issue 17 – August 2011