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Kerstin Szymkowiak

Kerstin Szymkowiak

German skeleton racer
Kerstin Szymkowiak
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Intro German skeleton racer
A.K.A. ケルスティン・シムコヴィアク
Is Athlete Skeleton racer
From Germany
Type Sports
Gender female
Birth 19 December 1977, Siegen, Germany
Age 43 years
Star sign Sagittarius
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Biography

Kerstin Szymkowiak (born Kerstin Jürgens on 19 December 1977 in Siegen) is a German retired skeleton racer who has competed since 2002. She won three bronze medals in the women's skeleton event, earning them in 2004, 2008, and 2009.

Her best overall seasonal finish in the women's Skeleton World Cup title was third in 2004-5.

Jürgens married after the 2007-08 Skeleton World Cup season and has been competing since in the 2008-09 Skeleton World Cup season under her married name. She finished second behind defending world champion Anja Huber of Germany in the season opener at Winterberg on November 28, 2008.

Szymkowiak's nickname is the "Ice Tiger" (Eistiger in German). She earned the silver medal at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

After retiring from the sport Szymkowiak was appointed an Athlete Role Model for the 2012 Winter Youth Olympics in Innsbruck. In May 2012 the Swiss bobsleigh and skeleton federation announced that Szymkowiak had been elected as head of their skeleton section.

Szymkowiak's husband Philippe is a massage therapist for the Swiss national bobsleigh team. She gave birth to a daughter, Noalie, in September 2010.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 06 Mar 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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http://www.olympic.org/news/introducing-athlete-role-models-alexander-resch-and-kerstin-szymkowiak/182738
http://www.fibt.com/en/news/latest-news/news-article/news/4411.html?backUrl=/index.php?id%3D171%26page%3D72%26filter%255B%255D%3D%26L%3D0
http://www.kerstinjuergens.de/
http://www.ibsf.org/en/athletes/athlete/100603
https://www.olympic.org/kerstin-szymkowiak
https://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/sz/kerstin-szymkowiak-1.html
http://www.fibt.com/index.php?id=88&newsId=951
https://web.archive.org/web/20111105170232/http://sports123.com/ske/wwc.html
https://web.archive.org/web/20080304035143/http://sports123.com/ske/ww.html
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