Cerstin Schmidt

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Cerstin Schmidt
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Schmidt (seated) in 1987.
Ute Oberhoffner (left), Birgit Görlitzer and Cerstin Schmidt (right) in Oberhofen, October 18, 1986

Cerstin Schmidt (born 5 March 1963 in Zwickau, Saxony) is an East German luger who competed during the mid to late 1980s. She won the bronze medal in the women's singles event at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary.

Schmidt also won three medals at the FIL World Luge Championships with one gold (1987) and two silvers (1981, 1985) as well as four medals at the FIL European Luge Championships with one gold (Women's singles: 1986), one silver (Mixed team: 1988) and two bronzes (Women's singles: 1984, 1988).

Schmidt won the overall Luge World Cup title in the women's singles twice (1984/5, 1986/7).

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