|Born||1 January 1970|
St. Gallen, Switzerland
|Height||180 cm (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||75 kg (165 lb)|
|Relatives||Michael Gier (brother)|
Gier and his brother Michael won a gold medal in lightweight double sculls at the 1996 Summer Olympics. The brothers also competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney where they finished fifth.
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Markus Gier". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 12 May 2018.
- "(LM4x) Lightweight Men's Quadruple Sculls – Final". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 12 May 2018.
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