a.k.a. Kathl

Residence: Oberstdorf
Skis: Salomon
Bindings: Salomon
Boots: Salomon
Hobbies: Sport in general, cinema
Ski Club: SC Oberstdorf
National Coach: Jochen Behle
Personal Coach: Janko Neuber
Majorinjuries: 2003 tough problems with the back, intensiv theraphie, since 2005 significant recovery

    • Katrin Zeller was the first time on skis at the age of 3. The Cross-Country courses of Oberstdorf/Rubi were just outside her home: “I was watching how the ski tourists tried to ski the short downhill part and mostly were not able to manage and eventually crashed. I wanted to do better.” Therefore she started with Cross-Country skiing.
    • In Oberstdorf she joined a local ski club


    • Katrin Zeller started competing in 1986
    • In 1999 Zeller took part in her first FIS Nordic Junior World Ski Championships and finished second in the relay
    • World Cup debut in December 1999 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen (GER)
    • OPA Cup winner in 2006
    • First World Cup podium in Lahti 2008 (third place in the 10 km classic)
    • Just a week after she claimed her first victory in the Engadin Ski Marathon.
    • In 2009 at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Liberec, Zeller claimed her first medal, silver in the relay
    • One year later, at her first Winter Olympic Games she was a member of the silver relay team
    • Last season she cracked the top 10 in the FIS Tour de Ski again as she finished in 10th place
    • She is a universal skier being strong both in sprints and distance competitions 


    • She grew up on a farm in Rubi, close to Oberstdorf with her parents Monika and Alois and her younger sister Marion
    • Her favorite Cross-Country World Cup venue is in Lahti where she took her first podium spot
    • Katrin Zeller is employed by the national police
    • She has had tough back problems since the season 2003/2004 but after an intensive treatment in 2005 it has improved
    • She likes shopping, good dining and sports in general.



Latest World Cup Results

1614616.03.201410 km F PursuitWC Finals, FalunSWEStage World Cup1948.88
1614616.03.2014Overall StandingsWC Finals, FalunSWEWorld Cup1952.88
1614515.03.2014Skiathlon 7.5/7.5 km C/FWC Finals, FalunSWEStage World Cup2285.46
1614414.03.2014SP C FinalWC Finals, FalunSWEStage World Cup38
1614414.03.2014SP C QualWC Finals, FalunSWEQualification38109.17
1613202.03.201410 km FLahtiFINWorld Cup2451.87
1610301.02.201410 km CToblach/DobbiacoITAWorld Cup3168.99
1609019.01.201410 km C MstSzklarska PorebaPOLWorld Cup1382.21
1607605.01.20149 km F PursuitVal di Fiemme (FIS Tour de Ski)ITAStage World Cup1261.64
1607605.01.2014Overall StandingsFIS Tour de SkiFISWorld Cup1233.31
1607504.01.20145 km CVal di Fiemme (FIS Tour de Ski)ITAStage World Cup1133.49
1607403.01.201415 km F PursuitCortina-Toblach (FIS Tour de Ski)ITAStage World Cup1738.58
1607201.01.201410 km C MstLenzerheide (FIS Tour de Ski)SUIStage World Cup2342.51
1607131.12.2013SP F FinalLenzerheide (FIS Tour de Ski)SUIStage World Cup18
1607131.12.2013SP F QualLenzerheide (FIS Tour de Ski)SUIQualification2358.48
1606929.12.2013SP F FinalOberhof (FIS Tour de Ski)GERStage World Cup15
1606929.12.2013SP F QualOberhof (FIS Tour de Ski)GERQualification2554.34
1606828.12.20133 km F PrologueOberhof (FIS Tour de Ski)GERStage World Cup1740.16
1606121.12.2013SP C FinalAsiagoITAWorld Cup44
1606121.12.2013SP C QualAsiagoITAQualification4482.82
1605515.12.2013SP F FinalDavosSUIWorld Cup59
1605515.12.2013SP F QualDavosSUIQualification5960.05
1605414.12.201315 km FDavosSUIWorld Cup2749.29
1604707.12.201310 km CLillehammerNORWorld Cup3588.36
1604101.12.201310 km F PursuitRuka Triple, KuusamoFINStage World Cup4281.36
1604101.12.2013Overall StandingsRuka Triple, KuusamoFINWorld Cup4254.70
1604030.11.20135 km CRuka Triple, KuusamoFINStage World Cup3970.69
1603929.11.2013SP C FinalRuka Triple, KuusamoFINStage World Cup68
1603929.11.2013SP C QualRuka Triple, KuusamoFINQualification68101.81