|Full name||Katharina Gierok|
February 20, 1992 |
|Height||1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)|
|Former partner||Florian Just|
|Former coach||Knut Schubert
|Skating club||EV Krefeld|
|ISU personal best scores|
Katharina Gierok (born February 20, 1992 in Krefeld, Germany) is a German pair skater. With former partner Florian Just, she is the 2011 German national bronze medalist. She previously competed in single skating and is the 2006–2007 German Junior national bronze medalist.
Gierok initially competed as a single skater. She made her senior debut during the 2007-2008 season, winning the 2008 NRW Trophy in Dortmund, Germany and placing 10th at the German Figure Skating Championships. After winning the third and final Junior Worlds Qualifier in Oberstdorf and being nominated as first alternate for the 2008 World Junior Figure Skating Championships, she had to end the season to undergo knee surgery. The German Skating Federation admitted Gierok to the German Junior Team for the season 2008 / 2009. This was the third season she was part of the DC Team envelope.
In spring 2010, she switched to pair skating, partnering with Florian Just. Karel Fajfr coaches the pair. They won silver at NRW Trophy and bronze at Warsaw Cup. At 2011 German Nationals, they won the bronze medal and were selected to compete at the European Championships. They finished 11th in their debut at the event, with a combined total of 118.06 points. Gierok and Just ended their partnership at the end of the 2011-12 season.
|Season||Short program||Free skating|
Pairs career with Just
|NRW Trophy||1st||11th J.||13th|
|JGP Great Britain||9th||20th|
|Merano Cup||6th J.|
|Golden Bear||2nd J.|
|Montfort Cup||2nd J.|
|German||6th N.||4th J.||3rd J.||10th||8th||8th|
|Levels: N. = Novice; J. = Junior
JGP = Junior Grand Prix
-  Results 3rd Junior Worlds Qualifier 2008.
- Reference to surgery by German Federation
- "Katharina GIEROK / Florian JUST: 2010/2011". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on November 29, 2011. Retrieved July 9, 2014.
- "Competition Results: Katharina GIEROK / Florian JUST". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on December 9, 2012.
- "Competition Results: Katharina GIEROK". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on December 9, 2012.
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