Karin Riediger

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Karin Riediger
Personal information
Full name Karin Riediger-Heintges
Country represented West Germany
Born (1961-08-02) 2 August 1961 (age 55)
Duisburg, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Former skating club Duisburgers SCK
Retired 1984

Karin Riediger-Heintges (born 2 August 1961)[1] is a German former figure skater. She is the 1981 West German national champion. Riediger placed as high as sixth at the European Championships (1979) and ninth at the World Championships (1981). She was selected to represent West Germany at the 1980 Winter Olympics and finished 13th. Her skating club was Duisburger SCK.

After retiring from competition, Riediger-Heintges became a coach at her former club, teaching young skaters. Her daughter, Isabel Heintges, was born in 1993.


Event 77–78 78–79 79–80 80–81 81–82 82–83 83–84
Olympics 13th
Worlds 19th 15th 32nd 9th
Europeans 12th 6th 9th 8th
NHK Trophy 5th
Nebelhorn 3rd 3rd
Prague Skate 8th 2nd
West German 3rd 2nd 2nd 1st 3rd 9th