Leistner in 2010
|Country represented||West Germany|
|Born||15 April 1965|
|Height||1.69 m (5 ft 6 1⁄2 in)|
|Former coach||Günter Zöller
Leistner was born in Ludwigshafen, Germany and was initially a roller skater but later took up ice skating. With her outstanding jumping ability, she went on to become European champion in 1989 and a two-time silver medalist at the World Championships (1983 and 1989). She trained in Mannheim, initially being coached by Günter Zöller and later by Ondrej Nepela and Martin Skotnicky. At national level she represented the Mannheimer ERC club and internationally she skated for West Germany (the Federal Republic of Germany).
Claudia Leister is married to Stefan Pfrengle, a former German national pair champion. The couple have a daughter named Julia Pfrengle and a son named Yannik. Julia is also a figure skater and is the 2009 German Junior champion.
|Winter Olympic Games||9th||6th|
|Skate Canada International||2nd|
|Trophée de France||1st|
- Deutsche Eislauf Union (DEU) 
- Eissportmagazin (several issues) 
- Pirouette (several Issues) 
- Results: ISU