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Sonja Morgenstern

Full name: Sonja Morgenstern (-Siegel, -Barnick)
Gender: Female
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
Weight: 104 lbs (47 kg)
Born: January 22, 1955 in Frankenberg, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: SC Karl-Marx-Stadt, Chemnitz (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Figure Skating

Biography

Sonja Morgenstern is remembered for her excellent free skating, but her school figures prevented her from higher finishes at the international level. Her main claim to skating fame came at the 1972 World Championships, when Morgenstern became the first woman to land a clean triple jump in competition, performing a triple salchow. In her two Olympic appearances she finished 28th in 1968 and 6th in 1972. Her major international medal came at the 1972 European Championships, where she placed third. She competed from 1968-73 at the World Championships, finishing sixth in 1971 and fifth in 1972. Morgenstern, who was coached by Jutta Müller in Chemnitz and represented the SC Karl-Marx-Stadt, won three consecutive East German Championships (1971-73), but injuries ended her career after the 1972-73 season.

After her skating career Morgenstern returned to school, studied education, and became a teacher. But she had a child with special needs and had to give that up after four years. She later coached skating briefly in the 1980s and became a beautician.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Winter 13 Grenoble Figure Skating Women's Singles East Germany GDR 28
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Figure Skating Women's Singles East Germany GDR 6

Women's Singles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank MP TOOM TO TP O CFP FSP FSS AI TM
1968 Winter 13 Grenoble Figure Skating East Germany Final Standings 28 7×28+ 193.0 251.0 1,475.9
1968 Winter 13 Grenoble Figure Skating East Germany Final Standings Judge #1 28 157.5 28.0 73.3 84.2
1968 Winter 13 Grenoble Figure Skating East Germany Final Standings Judge #2 28 164.3 28.0 77.5 86.8
1968 Winter 13 Grenoble Figure Skating East Germany Final Standings Judge #3 28 165.4 28.0 81.2 84.2
1968 Winter 13 Grenoble Figure Skating East Germany Final Standings Judge #4 27 171.5 27.0 83.0 88.5
1968 Winter 13 Grenoble Figure Skating East Germany Final Standings Judge #5 28 163.7 28.0 76.9 86.8
1968 Winter 13 Grenoble Figure Skating East Germany Final Standings Judge #6 28 167.1 28.0 80.3 86.8
1968 Winter 13 Grenoble Figure Skating East Germany Final Standings Judge #7 26 167.2 26.0 84.7 82.5
1968 Winter 13 Grenoble Figure Skating East Germany Final Standings Judge #8 29 156.1 29.0 77.0 79.1
1968 Winter 13 Grenoble Figure Skating East Germany Final Standings Judge #9 29 163.1 29.0 77.1 86.0
1968 Winter 13 Grenoble Figure Skating East Germany Compulsory Figures 29 6×29+ 174.0 264.5 711.0
1968 Winter 13 Grenoble Figure Skating East Germany Compulsory Figures Judge #1 30 73.3 30.0
1968 Winter 13 Grenoble Figure Skating East Germany Compulsory Figures Judge #2 29 77.5 29.0
1968 Winter 13 Grenoble Figure Skating East Germany Compulsory Figures Judge #3 29 81.2 29.0
1968 Winter 13 Grenoble Figure Skating East Germany Compulsory Figures Judge #4 29 83.0 29.0
1968 Winter 13 Grenoble Figure Skating East Germany Compulsory Figures Judge #5 29 76.9 29.0
1968 Winter 13 Grenoble Figure Skating East Germany Compulsory Figures Judge #6 29 80.3 29.0
1968 Winter 13 Grenoble Figure Skating East Germany Compulsory Figures Judge #7 29 84.7 29.0
1968 Winter 13 Grenoble Figure Skating East Germany Compulsory Figures Judge #8 30T 77.0 30.5
1968 Winter 13 Grenoble Figure Skating East Germany Compulsory Figures Judge #9 30 77.1 30.0
1968 Winter 13 Grenoble Figure Skating East Germany Free Skating 22 5×22+ 97.0 195.0 764.9
1968 Winter 13 Grenoble Figure Skating East Germany Free Skating Judge #1 19 84.2 19.0 9.8 4.9 4.9
1968 Winter 13 Grenoble Figure Skating East Germany Free Skating Judge #2 21T 86.8 21.5 10.1 5.1 5.0
1968 Winter 13 Grenoble Figure Skating East Germany Free Skating Judge #3 23 84.2 23.0 9.8 5.0 4.8
1968 Winter 13 Grenoble Figure Skating East Germany Free Skating Judge #4 18T 88.5 18.5 10.3 5.1 5.2
1968 Winter 13 Grenoble Figure Skating East Germany Free Skating Judge #5 19 86.8 19.0 10.1 5.1 5.0
1968 Winter 13 Grenoble Figure Skating East Germany Free Skating Judge #6 19 86.8 19.0 10.1 5.1 5.0
1968 Winter 13 Grenoble Figure Skating East Germany Free Skating Judge #7 23 82.5 23.0 9.6 4.8 4.8
1968 Winter 13 Grenoble Figure Skating East Germany Free Skating Judge #8 24 79.1 24.0 9.2 4.6 4.6
1968 Winter 13 Grenoble Figure Skating East Germany Free Skating Judge #9 28 86.0 28.0 10.0 5.0 5.0
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Figure Skating East Germany Final Standings 6 6×6+ 32.0 53.0 2,579.4
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Figure Skating East Germany Final Standings Judge #1 7 285.6 7.0 111.6 174.0
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Figure Skating East Germany Final Standings Judge #2 6 288.1 6.0 114.1 174.0
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Figure Skating East Germany Final Standings Judge #3 4 292.3 4.0 116.8 175.5
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Figure Skating East Germany Final Standings Judge #4 5 289.2 5.0 113.7 175.5
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Figure Skating East Germany Final Standings Judge #5 7 286.4 7.0 112.4 174.0
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Figure Skating East Germany Final Standings Judge #6 7 281.1 7.0 110.1 171.0
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Figure Skating East Germany Final Standings Judge #7 5 283.7 5.0 112.7 171.0
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Figure Skating East Germany Final Standings Judge #8 6 288.7 6.0 111.7 177.0
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Figure Skating East Germany Final Standings Judge #9 6 284.3 6.0 111.8 172.5
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Figure Skating East Germany Compulsory Figures 8 9×8+ 71.0 71.0 1,014.9
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Figure Skating East Germany Compulsory Figures Judge #1 8 111.6 8.0
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Figure Skating East Germany Compulsory Figures Judge #2 8 114.1 8.0
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Figure Skating East Germany Compulsory Figures Judge #3 8 116.8 8.0
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Figure Skating East Germany Compulsory Figures Judge #4 8 113.7 8.0
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Figure Skating East Germany Compulsory Figures Judge #5 8 112.4 8.0
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Figure Skating East Germany Compulsory Figures Judge #6 8 110.1 8.0
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Figure Skating East Germany Compulsory Figures Judge #7 7 112.7 7.0
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Figure Skating East Germany Compulsory Figures Judge #8 8 111.7 8.0
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Figure Skating East Germany Compulsory Figures Judge #9 8 111.8 8.0
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Figure Skating East Germany Free Skating 3 7×3+ 14.5 22.5 1,564.5
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Figure Skating East Germany Free Skating Judge #1 2T 174.0 2.5 11.6 5.8 5.8
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Figure Skating East Germany Free Skating Judge #2 2 174.0 2.0 11.6 5.8 5.8
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Figure Skating East Germany Free Skating Judge #3 1 175.5 1.0 11.7 5.9 5.8
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Figure Skating East Germany Free Skating Judge #4 3 175.5 3.0 11.7 5.8 5.9
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Figure Skating East Germany Free Skating Judge #5 2 174.0 2.0 11.6 5.8 5.8
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Figure Skating East Germany Free Skating Judge #6 3 171.0 3.0 11.4 5.7 5.7
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Figure Skating East Germany Free Skating Judge #7 4T 171.0 4.5 11.4 5.7 5.7
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Figure Skating East Germany Free Skating Judge #8 1 177.0 1.0 11.8 5.9 5.9
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Figure Skating East Germany Free Skating Judge #9 3T 172.5 3.5 11.5 5.8 5.7