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My life in short

born on February 22, 1972 in Berlin
parents: Monika and Andreas Pechstein
siblings: Sabine, Daniel, Bettina
partner: Matthias Große

1989-1992
job training as industrial clerk
since 1993 part of federal police

Hobbies:
Sports in general and in particular Icehockey and Formula 1

Sports career:
since 1976 figure skating
since 1982 speed skating
Olympic Games
Gold in the team pursuit (2006)
Gold over 5000 m with world record (2002)
Gold over 3000 m with world record (2002)
Gold over 5000 m with world record (1998)
Gold over 5000 m (1994)

With 5 Gold, 2 Silver and 2 Bronze medals most successfull German Winter Olympian of all time.

World Championships
World Champion over 3.000 m (2000, 2004)
World Champion over 5.000 m (1996, 2003)
World Champion over 1.500 m (2000)
World Champion Allrounds (2000)

World Cup
Winner of the Overallranking 3000/5000 m (2003, 2004, 2005)
as well as 26 individual wins

European Championships
European Champion Allround (1998, 2006, 2009)
Coach: Joachim Franke
(for 16 years until June 30, 2007 and again since September 1, 2009 – Peter Mueller in between)

Tributes and honors:
Golden ribbon of the sports press
Golden spine 2002
"Personality 2002" of the Intercoiffure Germany
Champion of the year 2002
Speed skater of the year (2002, 2004, 2006)
Sports woman of the year 2002 (RTL-Voting)