Sandra Kiriasis

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Sandra Kiriasis
Sandra Kiriasis bei der Olympia-Einkleidung Erding 2014 (Martin Rulsch) 02.jpg
Personal information
Nationality German
Born (1975-01-04) 4 January 1975 (age 39)[1]
Dresden, Saxony,
 East Germany
Residence Winterberg[1]
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Weight 81 kg (179 lb; 12.8 st)[1]
Website Official website (German)
Sport
Country  Germany
Sport Bobsleigh
Event(s) 2-woman
Club RSG Hochsauerland
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals Gold medal icon.svgSilver medal icon.svg

Sandra Kiriasis (born 4 January 1975 in Dresden as Sandra Prokoff) is a German bobsledder who has competed since 2000.

At the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City she won silver in the two-woman event together with teammate Ulrike Holzner. She also competed in the bobsleigh events at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, where Kiriasis (married in late 2004) won gold in the two-woman event with teammate Anja Schneiderheinze. She finished fourth in the two-woman event at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

Kiriasis also won eight medals at the FIBT World Championships with five golds (Two-woman: 2005, 2007, 2008; Mixed team: 2007, 2008, 2009) and two silvers (Two-woman: 2003, 2004). She won the overall two-woman Bobsleigh World Cup in 2003-4, 2004–5, 2005–6, 2006-7, 2007-8, 2008-9, 2009–10, 2010–11 and has so far won a record 43 World Cup races in total.

Career highlights[edit]

Olympic Winter Games
2002 – Salt Lake City, Silver medal icon.svg 2nd with Ulrike Holzner
2006 – Turin, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Anja Schneiderheinze
World Championships
2003 – Winterberg, Silver medal icon.svg 2nd with Ulrike Holzner
2004 – Königssee, Silver medal icon.svg 2nd with Anja Schneiderheinze
2005 – Calgary, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Anja Schneiderheinze
2007 – St. Moritz, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Romy Logsch
2008 – Altenberg, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Romy Logsch
European Championships
2005 – Altenberg, Silver medal icon.svg 2nd with Anja Schneiderheinze
2006 – St. Moritz, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Berit Wiacker
2007 – Cortina d'Ampezzo, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Romy Logsch
2008 – Cesana, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Berit Wiacker
2009 – St. Moritz, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Berit Wiacker
World Cup Single Events
2000/2001 – Winterberg, Silver medal icon.svg 2nd with Daniela Clobes
2000/2001 – Winterberg, Bronze medal icon.svg 3rd with Daniela Clobes
2000/2001 – Igls, Silver medal icon.svg 2nd with Kerstin Szymkowiak
2000/2001 – Igls, Silver medal icon.svg 2nd with Kerstin Szymkowiak
2000/2001 – Park City, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Ulrike Holzner
2001/2002 – Winterberg, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Ulrike Holzner
2001/2002 – Winterberg, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Ulrike Holzner
2001/2002 – Königssee, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Nicole Herschmann
2001/2002 – Igls, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Ulrike Holzner
2001/2002 – Igls, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Nicole Herschmann
2001/2002 – Calgary, Bronze medal icon.svg 3rd with Ulrike Holzner
2001/2002 – Calgary, Bronze medal icon.svg 3rd with Ulrike Holzner
2002/2003 – Calgary, Silver medal icon.svg 2nd with Ulrike Holzner
2002/2003 – Calgary, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Ulrike Holzner
2002/2003 – Park City, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Nicole Herschmann
2002/2003 – Park City, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Ulrike Holzner
2002/2003 – Lake Placid, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Ulrike Holzner
2002/2003 – Lake Placid, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Nicole Herschmann
2002/2003 – Igls, Silver medal icon.svg 2nd with Nicole Herschmann
2002/2003 – Igls, Silver medal icon.svg 2nd with Ulrike Holzner
2003/2004 – Calgary, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Anja Schneiderheinze
2003/2004 – Calgary, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Janine Tischer
2003/2004 – Lake Placid, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Anja Schneiderheinze
2003/2004 – Lake Placid, Silver medal icon.svg 2nd with Janine Tischer
2003/2004 – Lillehammer, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Anja Schneiderheinze
2003/2004 – Lillehammer, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Berit Wiacker
2004/2005 – Winterberg, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Anja Schneiderheinze
2004/2005 – Altenberg, Silver medal icon.svg 2nd with Anja Schneiderheinze
2004/2005 – Igls, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Berit Wiacker
2004/2005 – Cortina d'Ampezzo, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Berit Wiacker
2004/2005 – Cesana, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Berit Wiacker
2004/2005 – Lake Placid, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Anja Schneiderheinze
2005/2006 – Calgary, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Anja Schneiderheinze
2005/2006 – Lake Placid, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Anja Schneiderheinze
2005/2006 – Igls, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Berit Wiacker
2005/2006 – Cortina d'Ampezzo, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Anja Schneiderheinze
2005/2006 – Königssee, Bronze medal icon.svg 3rd with Anja Schneiderheinze
2005/2006 – St. Moritz, Silver medal icon.svg 2nd with Berit Wiacker
2006/2007 – Calgary, Bronze medal icon.svg 3rd with Romy Logsch
2006/2007 – Lake Placid, Bronze medal icon.svg 3rd with Anja Schneiderheinze
2006/2007 – Cortina d'Ampezzo, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Romy Logsch
2006/2007 – Igls, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Anja Schneiderheinze
2006/2007 – Cesana, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Anja Schneiderheinze
2006/2007 – Winterberg, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Romy Logsch
2006/2007 – Königssee, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Berit Wiacker
2007/2008 – Calgary, Bronze medal icon.svg 3rd with Berit Wiacker
2007/2008 – Park City, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Romy Logsch
2007/2008 – Lake Placid, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Romy Logsch
2007/2008 – Cortina d'Ampezzo, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Romy Logsch
2007/2008 – Cesana, Bronze medal icon.svg 3rd with Berit Wiacker
2007/2008 – St. Moritz, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Romy Logsch
2007/2008 – Königssee, Silver medal icon.svg 2nd with Berit Wiacker
2007/2008 – Winterberg, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Berit Wiacker
2008/2009 – Winterberg, Silver medal icon.svg 2nd with Romy Logsch
2008/2009 – Altenberg, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Berit Wiacker
2008/2009 – Igls, Bronze medal icon.svg 3rd with Romy Logsch
2008/2009 – Königssee, Silver medal icon.svg 2nd with Romy Logsch
2008/2009 – St. Moritz, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Berit Wiacker
2008/2009 – St. Moritz, Gold medal icon.svg 1st with Berit Wiacker
2008/2009 – Park City, Bronze medal icon.svg 3rd with Patricia Polifka

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FIBT-Bobsleigh profile, accessed December 9, 2010