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Katarina Witt

Dates: December 3, 1965 -

East German figure skater who won the Olympic Gold medal in figure skating in 1984 and 1988. After her competitive career, she turned to skating performance.

Katarina Witt was the first woman skater to win an Emmy award.

About Katarina Witt

  • Categories: figure skating Olympic gold medal
  • Places: East Germany
  • Period: 20th century

Also on this site

  • Women in Olympic Skating
  • Women in the Olympics
  • Women and Sports

Bibliography

  • Evelyn Kelly. Katarina Witt (Female Figure Skating Legends). Ages 9-12.

Videos

  • The Ice Princess. 1995.
  • Figure Skating Superstars: Katarina Witt and Friends. 1995.

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