Heike Warnicke

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Heike Warnicke
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Personal information
Birth name Heike Schalling
Nationality German
Born (1966-06-01) 1 June 1966 (age 51)
Weimar, East Germany
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 63 kg (139 lb)
Country East Germany
Sport Speed skating
Club ESC Erfurt
Turned pro 1981
Retired 1998

Heike Warnicke (German pronunciation: [ˈhaɪkə ˈvaɐ̯nɪkə]; née Schalling, later Sinaki, born 1 June 1966) is a German speed skater who competed in the 1992 and 1994 Winter Olympics.

She was born in Weimar.

In 1992 she won the silver medal in the 3000 metres event as well as in the 5000 metres competition, both times behind Gunda Niemann. In the 1500 metres contest she finished eighth.

Two years later, at the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, she finished 14th in the 5000 metres event, 15th in the 3000 metres competition, and 26th in the 1500 metres contest.

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