Ekaterina Karsten

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Ekaterina Karsten
Medal record
Women's rowing
Olympic Games
Competitor for  Belarus
Gold medal – first place Atlanta 1996 Single sculls
Gold medal – first place Sydney 2000 Single sculls
Silver medal – second place Athens 2004 Single sculls
Bronze medal – third place Beijing 2008 Single sculls
Competitor for Olympic flag.svg Unified Team
Bronze medal – third place Barcelona 1992 Quadruple sculls
World Championships
Competitor for  Belarus
Gold medal – first place 1997 Lac d'Aiguebelette Single sculls
Gold medal – first place 1999 St. Catharines Single sculls
Gold medal – first place 2005 Kaizu, Gifu Single sculls
Gold medal – first place 2006 Eton Single sculls
Gold medal – first place 2007 Munich Single sculls
Gold medal – first place 2009 Poznań Single sculls
Silver medal – second place 2002 Seville Single sculls
Silver medal – second place 2003 Milan Quadruple sculls
Silver medal – second place 2010 Hamilton Single sculls
Silver medal – second place 2011 Bled Single sculls
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Lucerne Single sculls
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Lucerne Double sculls
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Seville Quadruple sculls
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Milan Single sculls
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Chungju Double sculls
Competitor for  Soviet Union
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Vienna Double sculls
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2014 Belgrade W4x
Gold Cup Challenge
Silver medal – second place 2011 Philadelphia Single sculls

Ekaterina Karsten (Belarusian: Кацярына Карстэн, Kaciaryna Karsten; Russian: Екатерина Карстен; born 2 June 1972) is a Belarusian rower, an Olympic champion and world champion in single sculls.

She is a two-time Olympic champion and six-time World Champion. She won Olympic gold in single sculls in 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta and 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. In 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens she won a silver medal and in 2008 she picked up a bronze. She also won the World championships in single sculls in 1997, 1999, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2009, was runner up in 2002 and 2010 and got bronze in 2001 and 2003. She won the European Championships in 2009 and 2010. She won the world junior championships in 1990.[1]

Her maiden name is Khodotovitch (Ходотович), and she is also sometimes referred to as Ekaterina Karsten-Khodotovitch. Currently she lives and trains in Germany with her German husband in Potsdam.

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