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Katarina Witt

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Katarina Witt (German pronunciation: [ˈkataʁiːna vɪt], ; born 3 December 1965) is a German former figure skater. A two-time Olympic champion, Witt is regarded as one of the greatest ladies' singles figure skaters of all time. Her Laureus profile states "she is remembered most for her overall athleticism, her charismatic appeal and her glamorous image on the ice."Witt won the first of her two Olympic gold medals for East Germany at the 1984 Sarajevo Olympics, before winning a second at the 1988 Calgary Olympics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Katarina Witt has received more than 2,251,857 page views. Her biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Katarina Witt is the 5th most popular skater (up from 8th in 2019), the 1,766th most popular biography from Germany (up from 2,251st in 2019) and the most popular German Skater.

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Among skaters, Katarina Witt ranks 5 out of 315Before her are Sonja Henie, Ulrich Salchow, Axel Paulsen, and Gillis Grafström. After her are Tonya Harding, Clas Thunberg, Oleg Protopopov, Ondrej Nepela, Karl Schäfer, Ludmila Belousova, and Ard Schenk.

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Among people born in 1965, Katarina Witt ranks 43Before her are Vinnie Jones, Infanta Cristina of Spain, Scottie Pippen, Sam Mendes, Connie Nielsen, and Uğur Şahin. After her are The Undertaker, Jean Castex, Aamir Khan, Elizabeth Hurley, Jürgen Kohler, and Raí.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Katarina Witt ranks 1,766 out of 6,142Before her are Gotthold Eisenstein (1823), Erich Rudorffer (1917), Johann Gottfried Bernhard Bach (1715), Princess Maria Ferdinanda of Saxony (1796), Joachim von Sandrart (1606), and Adolf Bastian (1826). After her are Princess Maria Anna of Hesse-Homburg (1785), Karl Adolph von Basedow (1799), Frederick VI, Margrave of Baden-Durlach (1617), Erich Brandenberger (1892), Heinrich Eberbach (1895), and Ernst von Weizsäcker (1882).

Among SKATERS In Germany

Among skaters born in Germany, Katarina Witt ranks 1After her are Ludowika Jakobsson (1884), Ernst Baier (1905), Maxi Herber (1920), Anna Hübler (1885), Gabriele Seyfert (1948), Claudia Pechstein (1972), Heinrich Burger (1881), Marika Kilius (1943), Christa Luding-Rothenburger (1959), Manfred Schnelldorfer (1943), and Karin Enke (1961).

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