Claudia Kristofics-Binder

Claudia Kristofics-Binder (born 5 October 1961)[1] is an Austrian former figure skater. She is a two-time World bronze medalist (1981, 1982) and the 1982 European champion. She represented Austria at the 1976 and 1980 Winter Olympics.[1] She was coached by Carlo Fassi.[2]

Claudia Kristofics-Binder
2015 Claudia Kristofics-Binder (16370869514).jpg
Claudia Kristofics-Binder in 2015
Personal information
Country representedAustria
Born (1961-10-05) 5 October 1961 (age 58)
Vienna, Austria
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Former coachCarlo Fassi
Former skating clubWEV
Former training locationsVienna

She is the younger sister of Austrian figure skater Helmut Kristofics-Binder.[3]


Event 75–76 76–77 77–78 78–79 79–80 80–81 81–82
Olympics 16th 7th
Worlds 16th 11th 13th 7th 5th 3rd 3rd
Europeans 13th 8th WD 3rd 1st
Skate America 3rd
Skate Canada 2nd 3rd
Schäfer Memorial 1st
Prague Skate 1st
Austrian Champ. 3rd 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st
WD = Withdrew


  1. ^ a b "Claudia Kristofics-Binder". Sports Reference.
  2. ^ "Die Damen-Wahl". Der Spiegel (in German). 10 December 1979.
  3. ^ Riezinger, Birgit (7 January 2015). "Die Letzte einer goldenen Ära" [Last from a golden era]. Der Standard (in German).
Preceded by
  Annemarie Moser-Pröll
Austrian Sportswoman of the year
1981 – 1982
Succeeded by
  Gerda Winklbauer