Falko Kirsten

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameFalko•Kirsten
Used nameFalko•Kirsten
Born3 January 1964 in Dresden, Sachsen (GER)
Measurements168 cm / 58 kg
AffiliationsSC Einheit Dresden, Dresden (GER)
NOC East Germany


Falko Kirsten, an East German single figure skater, came in 16th at the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Olympics. Kirsten competed in five World Championships and six Europeans with lesser success. His best results were fifth places at the 1983 and the 1985 Europeans. From 1983-87 he won five consecutive East German titles.

Kirsten later became Chairman of the Saxon Ice Sports Association and was a technical specialist (judge) on a national and international level. By profession, he became an insurance agent.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1984 Winter Olympics Figure Skating (Skating) GDR Falko Kirsten
Singles, Men (Olympic) 16