Anett Pötzsch (born June 3 1960) is a German Figure skater. Pötzsch was born in Karl-Marx-Stadt, GDR (today renamed Chemnitz, Germany).
She represented the GDR (East Germany) in the ladies events at international championships and in 1980 became the Olympic Champion, as well as world champion in 1978 and 1980. She also won the European title four times, from 1977 to 1980. Her coach was Jutta Müller.
Anett Pötzsch's second husband was Axel Rauschenbach, a former German champion in Pair skating, who became the stepfather of Claudia.
Pötzsch works now as a coach in Chemnitz, Germany. She is also an international judge for figure skating and an ISU technical specialist. She was interested in participating in shows after her amateur career, but that was impossible due to the political system in East Germany at the time.
Her first name is sometimes incorrectly spelled "Annett." The old East German newspapers always spelled it with a single 'n'.
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