The rower from the rowing club at Wannsee finished fourth in a four with a helmsman at the Junior World Championships in 1971. In 1975 he took second place at the German championships with the four-man without a helmsman. At the rowing world championships in 1975 Strauss achieved seventh place with the German eighth . In 1976 he formed a pair without a helmsman together with Peter van Roye from Lingen . He won the international German championship in 1976 with the two without a helmsman. At the Olympic Games in Montreal the boat came third behind the boats from the GDR with Bernd and Jörg Landvoigt and the USA with Calvin Coffey and Michael Staines .
For this success he received the silver bay leaf on October 14, 1976 .
Thomas Strauss is married. He has three children and lives in Oldenburg. He works as a graduate psychologist, psychotherapist, supervisor and management consultant in northwest Germany.
- Thomas Strauss in the database of Sports-Reference (English; archived from the original )
- German championships in foursome with
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German rower|
|DATE OF BIRTH||December 15, 1953|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Berlin|