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5 October 1976 |
Karl-Marx Stadt, East Germany
|Height||1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Former partner||Eva-Maria Fitze
|Former coach||Monika Scheibe
|Former choreographer||Ingo Steuer|
|Skating club||Chemnitzer Eislauf Club|
|ISU personal best scores|
2004 Cup of China
Rico Rex started figure skating when he was four years old as the result of a talent screening in East Germany.
Rex was a single skater until 1993. He then switched to pair skating and teamed up with Silvia Dimitrov, with whom he competed until 1997. Their best international result was 8th at the 1996 European Championships. Dimitrov retired in 1997 due to an injury.
Rex then teamed up with Katharina Rybkowski with whom he skated until 2000. Their coach in Chemnitz was Monika Scheibe. The pair never participated at Europeans or Worlds. He then briefly teamed up with Stefanie Weiss, but they did not compete together. In 2001, Rex teamed up with the Czech Radka Zlatohlavkova. They split after having to withdraw from the 2002 German Championships.
Rex teamed up with Eva-Maria Fitze in spring 2002. The pair trained in Chemnitz. Their coach was Ingo Steuer until December 2005, and then Monika Scheibe. The pair competed at the 2006 Winter Olympics, placing 15th. Rex then left competition and began appearing in shows and began working as a figure skating coach in Dresden.
Throughout his career, Rex represented the club Chemnitzer EC.
|Season||Short program||Free skating|
|GP Cup of Russia||9th|
|GP Cup of China||6th|
|GP NHK Trophy||8th|
|GP Bofrost Cup||7th|
|Bofrost Cup (non-GP)||WD||4th|
|GP = Grand Prix; WD = Withdrew|
|WD = Withdrew|
|GP Sparkassen Cup||8th|
|GP Trophée Lalique||10th|
|GP = Grand Prix|
|CS Nations Cup||7th||WD|
|CS Skate America||5th|
|German Champ.||1st J.||3rd||2nd|
|CS = Champions Series (later renamed Grand Prix)
J. = Junior level; WD = Withdrew
- "Eva-Maria FITZE / Rico REX: 2002/2003". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 4 April 2003.
- Olympic results
- "Eva-Maria FITZE / Rico REX: 2005/2006". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 15 August 2006.
- "Eva-Maria FITZE / Rico REX: 2004/2005". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 10 April 2005.
- "Eva-Maria FITZE / Rico REX: 2003/2004". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 15 April 2004.
- "Eva-Maria FITZE / Rico REX: 2002/2003". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 22 June 2002.
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