| 5 October 1976 (age 39) (1976-10-05) Karl-Marx Stadt, East Germany|
Chemnitzer Eislauf Club
2004 Cup of China
Knut Schubert, Ingo Steuer
Rico Rex (born 5 October 1976 in Chemnitz) is a German former pair skater. With former partner Eva-Maria Fitze, he is the 2003 German national champion.
Rico Rex started figure skating when he was four years old as the result of a talent screening in East Germany.
Rex was a single skater until 1993. He then switched to pair skating and teamed up with Silvia Dimitrov, with whom he competed until 1997. They were coached by Monika Scheibe in Chemnitz. Their best international result was 8th at the 1996 European Championships. Dimitrov retired in 1997 due to an injury.
Rex then teamed up with Katharina Rybkowski with whom he skated until 2000. Their coach in Chemnitz was Monika Scheibe. The pair never participated at Europeans or Worlds. He then briefly teamed up with Stefanie Weiss, but they did not compete together. In 2001, Rex teamed up with the Czech Radka Zlatohlavkova. They split after having to withdraw from the 2002 German Championships.
Rex teamed up with Eva-Maria Fitze in spring 2002. The pair trained in Chemnitz. Their coach was Ingo Steuer until December 2005, and then Monika Scheibe. The pair competed at the 2006 Winter Olympics, placing 15th. Rex then left competition and began appearing in shows and began working as a figure skating coach in Dresden.
Throughout his career, Rex represented the club Chemnitzer EC.
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