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.
— Yahoo Sports
See photos of the Olympic sweetheart through the years. Time has been good to the German beauty.
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