Rolf Österreich

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Olympic medal record
Competitor for  East Germany
Figure Skating
Silver 1976 Innsbruck Pairs
Rolf Österreich
Romy Kermer and Rolf Österreich in 1976
Personal information
Country represented  East Germany
Born (1952-11-28) November 28, 1952 (age 61)
Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, East Germany
Former partner Romy Kermer
Marlies Radunsky

Rolf Österreich (born November 28, 1952 in Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, East Germany/GDR) is a German pair skater and figure skating coach. With Romy Kermer, he is the 1976 Olympic silver medalist.

Österreich began skating in Berlin. He first teamed up with Marlies Radunsky. From 1972 on he skated with Romy Kermer. He skated for the club SC Dynamo Berlin and was representing East Germany. His coach was Heidemarie Seiner-Walther.

Romy Kermer and Rolf Österreich won the silver medal at the Winter Olympics 1976 in Innsbruck.

After their figure skating career they married each other. Österreich now works as a figure skating coach at the club TUS Stuttgart.


(with Kermer)

Event 1973 1974 1975 1976
Winter Olympics 2nd
World Championships 5th 3rd 2nd 2nd
European Championships 5th 2nd 2nd 2nd
East German Championships 1st 2nd 1st 1st

(with Radunsky)

Event 1971 1972
European Championships 6th 7th
East German Championships 3rd 3rd

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