Biography of Katarina Witt

She is the most successful figure skater in history. Katarina Witt, the two-time Olympic gold medalist, four-time World Champion, and six-time European Champion, is the heart of the Katarina Witt Foundation. Because she is known for doing everything she does with care, passion and understanding, the work in her foundation will be carried out the same way, just as it is in all of her career activities, be it on the ice or on television.

Timeline

2005

Started the Katarina Witt Foundation

1998

Guest appearance in “Ronin” with Robert DeNiro

1996-2007

Produced numerous ice shows on TV in the USA and Germany

ARD-Eiskunstlauf-Expertin

1996

Guest appearance in the Blockbuster film “Jerry McGuire” with Tom Cruise

1988

Olympic gold medal in Calgary, Canada
World Champion in Budapest, Hungary
European Champion, Prague, Czech Republic

1986

European Champion, Copenhagen, Denmark

1985

World Champion, Tokyo, Japan
European Champion, Göteburg, Sweden

1984

Olympic gold medal in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzogovena
World Champion, Ottawa, Canada
European Champion, Budapest, Hungary

1983

European Champion, Dortmund, Germany

1965

Born December 3rd,1965 in Staaken, Germany

Awards

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2008

Sport Image Award for Social Engagement

2007

BILD-Osgar for Outstanding Career

2005

Induction into the Hall of Fame of the Womens Sport Foundation

1999

Elected Female Athlete of the Century

1995

Co-Producer of the film “Die Eisprinzessin”

1994

Bambi Award for her Olympic Comeback

1990

Emmy Award for the film “Carmen on Ice”

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