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Witt vaulted into the international spotlight when she beat favored American champion Rosalynn Sumners by one-hundredth of a point to win the gold medal in the 1984 Winter Olympic Games in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia.
She dominated the sport over the next half-decade, combining her technical skills with a dazzling flair for showmanship that enthralled judges and audience members.
Like I'd be walking through an airport and I'd see someone with the issue of Playboy in their hands, and they'd see me, and their eyes would go right to my chest.
Witt won two Olympic gold medals for East Germany, first at the 1984 Sarajevo Olympics and the second in 1988 at the Calgary Olympics.
Witt and Sumners held the top two spots heading into the Olympic free skate, which was worth fifty percent of the total score.
Witt landed three triple jumps in her free skate program, and the judges left room for Sumners to win the event.
She is a four-time World champion (1984, 1985, 1987, 1988) and twice World silver medalist (1982, 1986).
Her free skate with a triple flip and five triples was technically superior to Sumners', and many believed she should have taken the crucial 1st place in this phase.In 1995, Witt founded the WITH WITT Sports & Entertainment Gmb H production company with business partner Elisabeth Gottmann.She also segued into mainstream acting with appearances in the films , and formed the Katarina Witt Foundation to provide aid for disabled children and teens.There she attended Kinder- und Jugendsportschule, a special school for athletically talented children.Witt made her first appearance in a major international competition at the 1979 European Championships, finishing 14th at the event.