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Katarina Witt

1965 - Today

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Katarina Witt (German pronunciation: [ˈkataʁiːna vɪt], audio ; born 3 December 1965) is a German former figure skater. Witt won two Olympic gold medals for East Germany, first at the 1984 Sarajevo Olympics and the second at the 1988 Calgary Olympics. She is a four-time World Champion (1984, 1985, 1987, 1988) and two-time World silver medalist (1982, 1986). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Katarina Witt has received more than 1,690,288 page views. Her biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. Katarina Witt is the 8th most popular skater (up from 10th in 2019), the 2,251st most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,125th in 2019) and the most popular German Skater.

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Among SKATERS

Among skaters, Katarina Witt ranks 8 out of 313Before her are Ulrich Salchow, Axel Paulsen, Gillis Grafström, Clas Thunberg, Karl Schäfer, and Tonya Harding. After her are Ivar Ballangrud, Helene Engelmann, Ondrej Nepela, Madge Syers, Lidiya Skoblikova, and Ludmila Belousova.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1965, Katarina Witt ranks 58Before her are Chris Rock, Jean Castex, Julia Ormond, David Wenham, Fumihito, Prince Akishino, and Paul W. S. Anderson. After her are Jan-Ove Waldner, Stefano Pioli, Fredrik Reinfeldt, Vahide Perçin, KRS-One, and Stefka Kostadinova.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Katarina Witt ranks 2,251 out of 5,289Before her are Claude Dornier (1884), Hans Berger (1873), Stephen the Posthumous (1236), Martin Walser (1927), Adolphus Frederick VI, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1882), and Hans Thoma (1839). After her are George Dzundza (1945), Rainer Bonhof (1952), Adolf Kussmaul (1822), Horst Sindermann (1915), Louis V, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt (1577), and Kunigunde of Hohenstaufen (1202).

Among SKATERS In Germany

Among skaters born in Germany, Katarina Witt ranks 1After her are Anna Hübler (1885), Ludowika Jakobsson (1884), Ernst Baier (1905), Heinrich Burger (1881), Gabriele Seyfert (1948), Maxi Herber (1920), Ria Baran (1922), Paul Falk (1921), Karin Enke (1961), Manfred Schnelldorfer (1943), and Claudia Pechstein (1972).

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