Eva Prawitz

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameEva•Prawitz (-Faber)
Used nameEva•Prawitz
Born13 September 1920
Died14 August 2013
AffiliationsBerliner Schlittschuhclub, Berlin (GER)
NOC Germany


Eva Prawitz came eighth with Otto Weiß in the pairs event at the 1936 Winter Olympics and were also fourth at the European Championships that year. They won the German pairs title in 1937 and 1942-43. During World War II Eva settled at the Berlin Renaissance-Theater, where she became an actress.

After the war she married Horst Faber, the winner of nine German skating titles, a silver medal at the 1951 European Championships and bronze at both the World and European Championships in 1939. Together they won the 1950 German Ice Dancing Championships, which was the first ever such title in West Germany.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Winter Olympics Figure Skating (Skating) GER Eva Prawitz
Pairs, Mixed (Olympic) Otto Weiß 8