Birgit Lorenz

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Birgit Lorenz
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-1982-1126-019, Birgit Lorenz, Knut Schubert.jpg
Birgit Lorenz and Knut Schubert, 1982
Personal information
Country represented  East Germany
Born (1963-08-20) 20 August 1963 (age 53)
East Berlin, East Germany
Former partner Knut Schubert

Birgit Lorenz (born 20 August 1963 in East Berlin, East Germany) is a former East German pair skater who competed with Knut Schubert. They won the gold medal at the East German Figure Skating Championships in 1981 and 1985, and captured the silver medal in four additional years. The couple won the bronze at the European Figure Skating Championships in 1983 and 1984 and finished fifth at the 1984 Winter Olympic Games. They also finished a career-best sixth place at the 1984 World Figure Skating Championships.


(with Schubert)

Event 78–79 79–80 80–81 81–82 82–83 83–84 84–85 85–86
Olympics 5th
Worlds 9th 7th 8th 6th
Europeans 4th 5th 3rd 3rd 4th
NHK Trophy 2nd 2nd
Blue Swords 5th 4th 2nd 1st 1st 1st
Prague Skate 4th 3rd 1st
Ennia Challenge 2nd 1st
Moscow News 4th 5th
East Germany 4th 5th 1st 2nd 2nd 2nd 1st 2nd