In 1964, US figure skating was still rebuilding after the 1961 plane crash that killed the entire US team as it was on its way to the World Championships in Prague. Worlds were immediately cancelled at word of the accident, the skating world grieved and the US figure skating community was devastated. Peggy Fleming was the first of a new generation of US figure skating stars to emerge after the tragedy. She won the first of 5 consecutive US titles in 1964. The other winners were:
Men's -- Scott Allen
Pairs -- Judy and Jerry Fotheringill (siblings)
Ice Dancing -- Darlene Streich and Charles Fetter
Sjoukje Dijkstra of the Netherlands won the World Championships and the gold medal at the Winter Olympics in 1964.
The American born figure skater Johnny Weir won his bronze medal at the World Figure Skating Championships in 2008. He has also won a bronze medal on two other separate occasions. Both of these medal winnings were at the Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final which is the culmination of the I.S.U Figure Skating Grand Prix series held each year.
Evgeni Plushenko is a Russian men's figure skating champion. Plushenko has won an Olympic gold medal, two silver medals, three world championships, seven European championships, and ten Russian championships.
Who used a combination of grace who won figure skating gold medalsin the 1980s?
Carol Agen won the gold medal for figure skating in 1960.You're welcome, BTW(:
Saint Etienne won the French League championships in 1964.
Michelle Kwan was a champion figure skater, now shehas master's in international affairs and studied very hard in school.1994: she won second place at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, right after Nancy Kerrigan was injured when she was attacked, and could have been expected to be on the Olympics team, but the U.S. Figure Skating Association decided to give Nancy Kerrigan the Olympic spot instead, making Kwan an alternate1998: silver medal (Tara Lipinski, gold)2002: bronze medal (Sarah Hughes, gold; Irina Slutskaya, silver)2006: withdrew from games after sustaining an injuryGold Medals:World Junior Figure-Skating Championships, 1994U.S. National Figure-Skating Championships, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004World Figure-Skating Championships, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2003
The Canadians won the Figure Skating Team silver medal.
Dorothy Hamill (USA) won the womens figure skating in the 1976 winter Olympics.
Viktor Petrenko won the gold medal in Men's figure skating at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France.
No Dick London appears to have ever been recorded as winning any medal in any Olympics figure skating event. There is, however, a Dick Button who won a gold medal in both the 1948 and 1952 Olympics for the men's singles figure skating.