Christina Beier

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Christina Beier
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Beier & Beier in 2005.
Personal information
Country represented  Germany
Born (1984-06-09) June 9, 1984 (age 30)
Height 170 cm
Partner William Beier
Former partner Tim Giesen
Coach Martin Skotnicky
Choreographer Kelly Johnson, Marc Bongarts, Kati Winkler
Skating club TSC Eintracht Dortmund
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 154.94
2006 Worlds
Comp. dance 31.48
2004 Skate Canada
Original dance 47.89
2005 Skate America
Free dance 78.45
2006 Worlds

Christina Beier (born June 9, 1984 in Manila, Philippines) is a German ice dancer. She competes with her brother William Beier. She briefly stopped competing with her brother and competed with partner Tim Giesen for one season. Beier & Beier are four-time (2005–2006, 2008, 2010) German national champions.

Career[edit]

The Beiers moved from the Philippines to Germany in 1990.[1] Christina Beier began skating when she was seven. She was a singles skater for two years and then took up ice dancing with her brother William Beier.[2] They were the 2005–2006 and 2008 and 2010 German national champions.

They did not compete in 2006/2007 season because Christina was suffering from a foot injury. In February 2008 they withdrew from the 2008 World Championships because of injury.

In May 2008, the Beiers announced the end of their dance partnership. Christina Beier teamed up with Tim Giesen and began competing with him in the 2008–2009 season. She began competing with her brother again following that season. They trained for two weeks with Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviski but William Beier had a problem with his knees, which had troubled him since 2006. The Beiers ended their competitive career in 2010.

Competitive highlights[edit]

Results with William Beier[edit]

(with Beier)

Post-2009[edit]

Event 2009–2010
Winter Olympic Games 18th
European Championships 15th
German Championships 1st
Ice Challenge 3rd
Finlandia Trophy 4th
Ondrej Nepela Memorial 2nd

Post-2008[edit]

(with Giesen)

Event 2008–2009
German Championships 4th

Post-2003[edit]

(with Beier)

Event 2003–2004 2004–2005 2005–2006 2006–2007 2007–2008
World Championships 20th 13th
European Championships 16th 15th 13th 15th
German Championships 2nd 1st 1st 1st
Skate America 7th
Skate Canada 11th 7th
Cup of China 8th
Trophée Eric Bompard 6th
Bofrost Cup 6th
Golden Spin of Zagreb 4th
Karl Schaefer Memorial 3rd
Nebelhorn Trophy 3rd 2nd

Pre-2003[edit]

Event 1999–2000 2000–2001 2001–2002 2002–2003
World Junior Championships 15th 11th 5th
German Championships 2nd J. 1st J. 1st J.
European Olympic Youth Festival 2nd J.
Junior Grand Prix Final 4th J.
Junior Grand Prix, China 1st J.
Junior Grand Prix, France 2nd J.
Junior Grand Prix, Sweden 5th J. 4th J.
Junior Grand Prix, Poland 3rd J.
Junior Grand Prix, Norway 3rd J.
Junior Grand Prix, Czech Republic 5th J.
Junior Grand Prix, Slovenia 4th J.
  • J = Junior level; WD = Withdrew

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Christina Beier & William Beier". ice-dance.com. October 2002. Archived from the original on October 11, 2007. 
  2. ^ Mittan, Barry (February 10, 2003). "Christina and William Beier: Germany's Beiers Finish Fourth at JGP Final". GoldenSkate. Retrieved April 12, 2011. 

Ice Challenge Senior Dance Results http://www.slovakskating.org/results/2009/10/28/graz/CAT004RS.HTM

Patinage magazine No. 124, Nov/Dec 2010

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