Carolin Schäfer is a German athlete who competes in Heptathlon & Pentathlon competitions. She has been a participant in the Olympics(2016) and won silver in the 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championships.
She first became popular winning silver medal at the youth championships.
Carolin Schäfer- Performances
- 2007: She ranked 2nd at the World Youth Championships in 2007, she scored 5544 points in the championship.
- 2008: She won Gold at the World Junior Championships scoring 5833 points.
- 2009: She won the European Junior Championships with 5697 points.
- 2012: She finished 11th at the European Championships scoring 6003 points.
- 2014: She scored 6395 points in the European Championships and was 4th in the Total.
- 2016: Carolin scored 6540 points at the 2016 Rio Olympics and was placed 5th from the top.
- 2017: Schäfer became the Silver medal winner in the 2017 IAAF world Athletics Championships by scoring 6696 points.
Carolin Schäfer- Interesting Facts & Trivia
- Caralin's best total as of 2017 August is 6696 points from 7 disciplines in the international circuit, her best in overall is 6836 scored at Siebenkampf. She is the second best German behind Sabine Braun.
- Carolin also participates in 100 meter hurdles, as well as high jump competitions.
- She became the German national champion in 2013.
- Since January 2016, Carolin Schäfer has been a police commissioner.
- Carolin is a part of Hessian police sports group.
- Schäfer came to athletics through her brother who is an athlete himself.
- Schäfer was romantically linked to Dennis Hefter, the volleyball player until his accident death in 2015.
- Schäfer is part of the A-squad of the German Athletics Federation
- Schäfer practiced at the club TV Friedrichstein Alt-Wildungen, now she trains at Eintracht Frankfurt e. V.
- Carolin played handball before becoming a fulltime athlete. She was considered one of the country's top 7 handball players.
- Apart from the champion Nafissatou Thiam, Carolin is probably the best there is in the world at this time.
- She participated in the 2017 World Championships held in China, but could not finish because of ill health.
- She is aiming 7000 points, it is her goal.
- She is sponsored by Nike
- She has a tattoo on her left arm saying "I give up life i exchange for what I hope to achieve."
Carolin Schäfer -Quotes
- I am a well-balanced seventh-fighter, whose strength is that there is no weak discipline
- I still see the greatest point potential in the long and high jump as well as over 800 meters
- In 2015 I reached the top of the world, in 2016 I established myself there. Now I want to go for the medals
- One must have had a few experiences in life to know what counts in life and what sport means
- Everyone can make mistakes. Each card is shuffled before each siege
- About her silver medal in the world championship 2017"It is incredibly beautiful, an absolute moment to enjoy, A dream has come true"
Carolin Schäfer: Photos, Pictures
Carolin Schafer childhood photo