Famous Figure Skaters from Germany

List of notable or famous figure skaters from Germany, with bios and photos, including the top figure skaters born in Germany and even some popular figure skaters who immigrated to Germany. If you're trying to find out the names of famous German figure skaters then this list is the perfect resource for you. These figure skaters are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known figure skater from Germany is included when available.

List includes Katarina Witt, Carolina Hermann and more.

This historic figure skaters from Germany list can help answer the questions "Who are some German figure skaters of note?" and "Who are the most famous figure skaters from Germany?" These prominent figure skaters of Germany may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected German figure skaters.

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  • Aljona Savchenko (Ukrainian: Олена Валентинівна Савченко, Olena Valentynivna Savčenko; German Romanization: Aljona Sawtschenko, sometimes Aliona Savchenko; born 19 January 1984) is a Ukrainian-born German pair skater. One of the most decorated pair skaters, she is the 2018 Olympic Champion and two-time Olympic bronze medalist (2010, 2014), a six-time World Champion and a five-time Grand Prix Final champion. With partner Bruno Massot, she is the 2018 Olympic champion, the 2018 World Champion, a two-time European silver medalist, the 2017–18 Grand Prix Final champion, and a two-time German national champion (2016, 2018). The pair hold the world record for best free skate score and best total ...more
    • Age: 39
    • Birthplace: Obukhiv, Ukraine
  • Annette Dytrt, also Dytrtová, (born 7 September 1983) is a German figure skater who also competed internationally for the Czech Republic. She is the 1999 Czech national champion and the 2003–06 German national champion.
    • Age: 39
    • Birthplace: Landshut, Germany
  • Anna Carolina Hermann (born 3 January 1988) is a German former competitive ice dancer. With her brother, Daniel Hermann, she won six senior international medals and the 2009 German national title. They reached the free dance at three ISU Championships, attaining their best result, tenth, at the 2007 World Junior Championships.
    • Age: 35
    • Birthplace: Wuppertal, Germany
  • Daniel Felix Hermann (born 12 October 1986) is a German former competitive ice dancer. With his sister, Carolina Hermann, he won six senior international medals and the 2009 German national title. They reached the free dance at three ISU Championships, attaining their best result, tenth, at the 2007 World Junior Championships.
    • Age: 36
    • Birthplace: Wuppertal, Germany
  • Daniel Wende (born 24 July 1984) is a German pair skater. With Maylin Wende, he is the 2010 Trophée Eric Bompard bronze medalist, the 2013 Nebelhorn Trophy silver medalist, and a two-time German national champion. They have competed twice at the Winter Olympics (2010, 2014) and have placed as high as sixth at the European Championships (2011, 2014).
    • Age: 38
    • Birthplace: Essen, Germany
  • Katarina Witt (German pronunciation: [ˈkataʁiːna vɪt]; born 3 December 1965) is a retired German 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). A feat only equalled by Sonja Henie among female skaters, Witt won six consecutive European Championships (1983–1988). Between 1984 and 1988, Witt won ten golds from eleven major international events; two Olympics, four out of five World championships and six European championships. Her competitive record makes her one of the most successful ...more
    • Age: 57
    • Birthplace: Staaken, Germany