Karen Stechmann

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameKaren•Stechmann (-Neumann)
Used nameKaren•Stechmann
Born15 September 1971 in Stade, Niedersachsen (GER)
Measurements169 cm / 59 kg
AffiliationsFC Langenfeld, Langenfeld (GER)
NOC Germany


German badminton player Karen Stechmann competed in the mixed doubles at the 1996 Atlanta Games with Michael Keck, and at the 2000 Sydney Games with Björn Siegemund. On each occasion they were eliminated in the first round. Stechmann also played the women’s doubles with Nicole Grether at Sydney, and reached the second round.

Domestically, Stechmann played with FC Langenfeld and collected eight titles in the women’s and the mixed doubles. In 1996, she won the bronze medal at the European Championships with Keck in the mixed.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1996 Summer Olympics Badminton GER Karen Stechmann
Doubles, Mixed (Olympic) Michael Keck =17
2000 Summer Olympics Badminton GER Karen Stechmann
Doubles, Mixed (Olympic) Björn Siegemund =17
Doubles, Women (Olympic) Nicole Grether =9