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Karin Jäger

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameKarin•Jäger
Used nameKarin•Jäger
Born31 July 1961 in Korbach, Hessen (GER)
Measurements175 cm / 55 kg
AffiliationsSC Monte Kaolino Hirschau, Hirschau (GER)
NOC West Germany

Biography

Karin Jäger participated in three consecutive Olympic Winter Games, representing West Germany as a cross-country skier from 1980-88. Although she was not successful internationally, she was West Germany’s best female cross-country skier during the 1980s. In total, she won 29 West German national titles. Jäger later graduated as a sports teacher and became a journalist with the German radio channel ARD.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1980 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) FRG Karin Jäger
5 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 32
10 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 26
1984 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) FRG Karin Jäger
10 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 33
20 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 19
1988 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) FRG Karin Jäger
5 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 28
10 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 24
20 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 35
4 × 5 kilometres Relay, Women (Olympic) West Germany 11