Katrin Kauschke

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameKatrin•Kauschke
Used nameKatrin•Kauschke
Nick/petnamesKausche
Born13 September 1971 in Braunschweig, Niedersachsen (GER)
Measurements176 cm / 62 kg
AffiliationsBerliner HC, Berlin (GER)
NOC Germany

Biography

German field hockey player Katrin Kauschke competed in three consecutive Olympic Games, winning the silver medal in 1992, losing the final against Spain 2-1 after extra time. Therefore, the team and all players were awarded the Silver Bay Leaf, Germany’s highest sports award. Four years later at Atlanta, the team placed a disappointing sixth, and another four years later, were only seventh at the Sydney Games.

Internationally, Kauschke won two more silver medals at the 1991 and 1999 European Championships, and bronze medals at the 1995 Europeans and the 1998 Worlds. In total, she played 190 international matches (including 8 indoor) from 1989-2000.

Domestically, Kauschke played with Eintracht Braunschweig and later Berliner HC, whom she helped to win four national titles. By profession, she became a graduated physician at the Institute for Sports and Exercise Medicine at the University of Hamburg. Kauschke married former field hockey player Hendrik Lange and raised two children. She also became vice-president of the German Hockey Association.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1992 Summer Olympics Hockey GER Katrin Kauschke
Hockey, Women (Olympic) Germany 2 Silver
1996 Summer Olympics Hockey GER Katrin Kauschke
Hockey, Women (Olympic) Germany 6
2000 Summer Olympics Hockey GER Katrin Kauschke
Hockey, Women (Olympic) Germany 7