Karin Enke-Richter is a former speed skater, one of the most dominant of the 1980s. She is a three-time Olympic gold medallist, winning the 500 metres in 1980, the 1000 metres in 1984 and the 1500 metres in 1984. She won a total of eight Olympic medals.
About Karin Enke
German three-time Olympic gold medalist in speed skating. She won two golds in 1984 and one in 1980.
She started her career as a figure skater.
She was considered one of the greatest speed skaters of the 1980s, amassing 10 world records.
She was born in 1961 in Dresden, East Germany.
She competed against Bonnie Blair in the 1988 Winter Olympics.
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- Olympic speed skaters of East Germany
- German female speed skaters
- Speed skaters at the 1988 Winter Olympics
- German female single skaters
- Speed skaters at the 1984 Winter Olympics
- Speed skaters at the 1980 Winter Olympics
- Sportspeople from Dresden
- Medalists at the 1984 Winter Olympics
- Medalists at the 1980 Winter Olympics
- Medalists at the 1988 Winter Olympics
- Olympic bronze medalists for East Germany
- Olympic silver medalists for East Germany
- Olympic medalists in speed skating
- Olympic gold medalists for East Germany