Memorable Moments - Katarina Witt, now and then

(L) Katarina Witt attends the McDonalds-Germany 40th Birthday Gala at Tempelhof airport on October 14, 2011 in Berlin, Germany. (R) Figure skater Katarina Witt of East Germany poses with her Gold medal during the 1984 World Championships in Ottawa, Canada. Katarina Witt is a Four-time World Figure Skating Champion. (Photos by Getty Images)

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Katarina Witt captivated the world with warmth and grace on Olympic ice despite a cold political climate in her native East Germany. During a storied skating career that included heated rivalries and close finishes, Witt transcended athletics becoming a figure of German diplomacy.
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See photos of the Olympic sweetheart through the years. Time has been good to the German beauty.

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