Kerstin Frank

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Kerstin Frank
Kerstin Frank - Team Austria Winter Olympics 2014.jpg
Frank in 2014
Personal information
Country representedAustria
Born (1988-10-23) 23 October 1988 (age 32)
Vienna, Austria
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
CoachSonja Harand, Yuka Sato, Jason Dungjen
Former coachGrete Jaroschka, Ingrid Frank
ChoreographerAndrea Gilardi, Yuka Sato
Former choreographerSonja Harand
Skating clubWiener EV
Training locationsVienna, Detroit, Roana
Began skating1998
RetiredAugust 8, 2018
ISU personal best scores
Combined total151.98
2016 CS Tallinn Trophy
Short program52.35
2016 CS Tallinn Trophy
Free skate99.63
2016 CS Tallinn Trophy

Kerstin Frank (born 23 October 1988) is an Austrian former competitive figure skater. She is a six-time national champion and represented Austria at the 2014 Winter Olympics. She has won eleven international medals and reached the free skate at nine ISU Championships.

Personal life[edit]

Kerstin Frank was born on 23 October 1988 in Vienna, Austria.[1] She studied biology at the University of Vienna and serves in a work and sports program in the Austrian army.[2]


Frank in 2012

Frank began competing on the junior international level in 2004 and made her senior international debut in spring 2006; she would appear on both levels that year and 2007.[3] Her best result at an ISU Junior Grand Prix event was seventh at the 2006 JGP in Courchevel, France. She was selected to represent Austria at the 2007 World Junior Championships in Oberstdorf and finished 23rd.

In the 2008–09 season, Frank won the silver medal at the Austrian Championships and was assigned to her first senior ISU Championships. Reaching the free skate at both events, she placed 20th at the 2009 European Championships in Helsinki and 23rd at the 2009 World Championships in Los Angeles.

Frank achieved her best European result at the 2013 European Championships in Zagreb, where she finished 12th. At the 2013 Nebelhorn Trophy, she qualified a ladies' entry for her country at the 2014 Winter Olympics. She placed 26th in Sochi.[2]


Season Short program Free skating
  • Dance of the Vampires
    by Jim Steinman
  • Total Eclipse of the Heart
    by Jim Steinman
  • Dance of the Vampires
    by Jim Steinman
  • Kingdom Hearts
    by Yoko Shimomura
  • Die Fledermaus
    by Johann Strauss II
  • Bohemian Rhapsody
    performed by Maksim Mrvica
  • Soundtracks
    by David Arnold
  • Soundtracks
    by Hans Zimmer and William Ross
  • Yellow River Concerto
  • The Stepford Wives
    by David Arnold
  • Grand National
    by Carl Davis
  • Yellow River Concerto
  • Outback (soundtrack)
  • The Red Boots
  • Outback (soundtrack)

Competitive highlights[edit]

GP: Grand Prix; CS: Challenger Series; JGP: Junior Grand Prix

Event 04–05 05–06 06–07 07–08 08–09 09–10 10–11 11–12 12–13 13–14 14–15 15–16 16–17 17–18
Olympics 26th
Worlds 23rd 30th 21st 24th 31st WD 32nd 31st
Europeans 20th 30th 12th 31st 17th 22nd 22nd
CS Denkova-Stav. 5th
CS Golden Spin 13th
CS Lombardia 14th
CS Nebelhorn 13th
CS Ondrej Nepela 8th 16th
CS Tallinn Trophy 9th WD
Asian Open 6th
Coupe Printemps 9th
Crystal Skate 10th 2nd 3rd
Cup of Nice 13th
FBMA Trophy 2nd
Gardena Trophy 5th 3rd
Golden Bear 1st 10th 9th
Golden Spin 13th
Ice Challenge 5th
Ice Star 2nd
Challenge Cup 7th 5th 3rd
Karl Schäfer 9th
Lombardia Trophy 6th
Merano Cup 6th 3rd 5th 4th
Nebelhorn Trophy 13th 13th 9th
Ondrej Nepela 6th 2nd WD 9th 10th
New Year's Cup 2nd 2nd
NRW Trophy 4th 12th 3rd
Santa Claus Cup 19th
Sarajevo Open 2nd
Slovenia Open 1st
Triglav Trophy 6th 6th
Universiade 10th
International: Junior[3]
Junior Worlds 23rd
JGP Estonia 20th
JGP France 7th
JGP U.K. 20th
Gardena Trophy 10th
Grand Prize SNP 4th 3rd 1st
Heiko Fischer 3rd
Austria 5th WD 3rd 3rd 2nd 2nd 3rd 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st
Austria: Junior 1st
J = Junior level; WD = Withdrew


  1. ^ a b c "Kerstin FRANK: 2016/2017". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 23 February 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Kerstin FRANK". Organizing Committee of the XXII Olympic Winter Games. Archived from the original on 20 March 2014.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  3. ^ a b c d "Competition Results: Kerstin FRANK". International Skating Union.
  4. ^ "Kerstin FRANK: 2015/2016". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 28 May 2016.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  5. ^ "Kerstin FRANK: 2014/2015". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 21 May 2015.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  6. ^ "Kerstin FRANK: 2013/2014". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 22 June 2014.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  7. ^ "Kerstin FRANK: 2012/2013". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 25 August 2013.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  8. ^ "Kerstin FRANK: 2011/2012". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 10 April 2012.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  9. ^ "Kerstin FRANK: 2009/2010". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 18 May 2010.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  10. ^ "Kerstin FRANK: 2008/2009". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 1 June 2009.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  11. ^ "Kerstin FRANK: 2006/2007". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on 28 May 2007.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)

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