The most successful German Winter Olympian will be a mother again: Geisenberger only won double gold in February
Created: 07/04/2022, 13:10
By: Andreas Knobloch
Natalie Geisenberger won two gold medals at the Olympics in 2022, now she is having her second child.
© IMAGO / Photo booth / Screenshot Instagram Geisenberger
Miesbacher Natalie Geisenberger is becoming a mother for the second time, the tobogganist announced on her Instagram channel.
Miesbach - It was the year of the ice rink specialists.
At the Olympics, all of Germany could rely on the medal machines.
Almost everyone who smashed down the ice track was awarded a medal afterwards.
Some even multiple times.
Among them were Johannes Ludwig and Natalie Geisenberger.
Tobogganist Geisenberger: From Olympic heroine to mother of two
Now the tobogganist Geisenberger surprised with a great message on Instagram.
She will be a mother again.
As the 34-year-old announced on her social media channels, she is expecting her second child with husband Markus in early 2023.
With the saying "1 + 1 = 4" the Miesbacherin posted a picture with three sneakers and a pair of baby socks.
"Baby Loading", soon writes a mother of two next to it.
"I'm doing very well so far.
We are totally happy and are looking forward to baby number two.
It's just a very nice enrichment for our family," said Geisenberger.
Geisenberger already took a baby break, after which she became the most successful winter athlete
After the birth of her son Leo in May 2020, Geisenberger had suspended, but continued her career in the winter of 2020/21.
Since winning two gold medals in Beijing 2022, the six-time Olympic champion is currently the most successful German winter sports Olympian.
Under the post, the crème de la crème of tobogganing, such as Felix Loch or teammate Julia Taubitz, congratulated her.
In addition to the six Olympic successes, Geisenberger has an Olympic bronze medal, but also nine world championship titles, five world champion silver medals, two World Championship bronze medals and eight overall World Cup victories.
This year she was allowed to sign Bavaria's Golden Book because of her success and was presented with the Golden Lion made of porcelain by Markus Söder and Joachim Herrmann.
The Silver Bay Leaf was presented by Frank-Walter Steinmeier at Bellevue Palace in Berlin.
The Federal President received all successful Olympians in the capital.
(acknowledgment with dpa)