1939 World Figure Skating Championships

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1939 World Figure Skating Championships
Type: ISU Championship
Season: 1939
Location: Hungary Budapest (men and pairs)
Czechoslovakia Prague (ladies)
Champions
Men's singles:
United Kingdom Graham Sharp
Ladies' singles:
United Kingdom Megan Taylor
Pair skating:
Germany Maxi Herber & Ernst Baier
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The World Figure Skating Championships is an annual figure skating competition sanctioned by the International Skating Union in which figure skaters compete for the title of World Champion.

The 1939 men competitions took place on February 17th to 19th, 1939 in Budapest, Hungary. The 1939 ladies competitions took place on February 11th to 12th, 1939 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. The 1939 pairs competition took place February 17th to 19th, 1939 in Budapest, Hungary. These World Figure Skating Championships were the last before World War II. The Austrian skaters Edi Rada, Emmy Puzinger, Anita Wägeler, Ilse Pausin and Erich Pausin and the judge Dr. H. Deistler were representing Germany. The former Austrian skater Herbert Alward was representing Hungary.

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Rank Name Nation Places
1 Graham Sharp  United Kingdom 5
2 Freddie Tomlins  United Kingdom 11
3 Horst Faber  Germany 15
4 Edi Rada  Germany 24
5 Herbert Alward  Hungary 27
6 Elemér Terták  Hungary 25
7 Kristof Kallay  Hungary 36
8 Franz Loichinger  Germany 39
9 Per Cock-Clausen  Denmark 43
10 Max Bindea  Romania 52
11 Alfred Hirv  Poland 53

Judges were

Ladies[edit]

Rank Name Nation Places
1 Megan Taylor  United Kingdom 5
2 Hedy Stenuf United States 14
3 Daphne Walker  United Kingdom 15
4 Lydia Veicht  Germany 18
5 Eva Nyklova  Czechoslovakia 27
6 Emmy Putzinger  Germany 29
7 Marta Musilek  Germany 37
8 Gladys Jagger  United Kingdom 35
9 Gerd Helland-Bjørnstad  Norway 52
10 Anne-Marie Saether  Norway 53
11 Anita Wägeler  Germany 54
12 Turid Helland-Bjørnstad  Norway 57
13 Britta Rahlen  Sweden 52
14 Jacqueline Bossoutrot  France 65
15 Zdenka Porgesova  Czechoslovakia 75

Judges were

Pairs[edit]

Rank Name Nation Places
1 Maxi Herber / Ernst Baier  Germany 8
2 Ilse Pausin / Erich Pausin  Germany 13
3 Inge Koch / Günther Noack  Germany 24
4 Piroska Szekrényessy / Attila Szekrényessy  Hungary 32
5 Violet Cliff / Leslie Cliff  United Kingdom 38
6 Pierette Dubois / Paul Dubois   Switzerland 44.5
7 Nadine Szilassy / Ferenc Kertész  Hungary 48
8 Erika Bass / Béla Barcza  Hungary 51
9 Stephanie Kalusz / Ervin Kalusz  Poland 62.5
10 Sylva Palme / Paul Schwab  Yugoslavia 64

Judges were

References[edit]

  • Result List provided by the ISU