1947 World Figure Skating Championships

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1947 World Figure Skating Championships
Type: ISU Championship
Date: February 13th – February 17th
Season: 1947
Location: Sweden Stockholm
Champions
Men's singles:
Switzerland Hans Gerschwiler
Ladies' singles:
Canada Barbara Ann Scott
Pair skating:
Belgium Micheline Lannoy and Pierre Baugniet
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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 1947 competitions for men, ladies and pairs took place February 13 to 17, 1947 in Stockholm, Sweden. These were the first World Figure Skating Championships after World War II. Skaters from Germany, Austria and Japan were not allowed to compete.

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Rank Name Nation Places
1 Hans Gerschwiler   Switzerland 7
2 Dick Button  United States 8
3 Arthur Apfel  United Kingdom 16
4 Vladislav Cáp  Czechoslovakia 20
5 Per Cock-Clausen  Denmark 24

Judges were

Ladies[edit]

Rank Name Nation Places
1 Barbara Ann Scott  Canada 10
2 Daphne Walker  United Kingdom 22
3 Gretchen Merrill  United States 32
4 Eileen Seigh  United States 50
5 Jeanette Altwegg  United Kingdom 53
6 Janette Ahrens  United States 58
7 Alena Vrzáňová  Czechoslovakia 61
8 Bridget Shirley Adams  United Kingdom 71
9 Britta Rahlen  Sweden 72
10 Jiřína Nekolová  Czechoslovakia 80
11 Jill Linzee  United Kingdom 88
12 Patricia Molony  Australia 109
13 Gun Ericson  Sweden 116
14 Liv Borg  Norway 124
15 Ingeborg Nilsson  Norway 138
16 Leena Pietilä  Finland 143
17 Kristi Linna  Finland 159
18 Liisa Helanterä  Finland 160
19 Harriet Pantanenius  Finland 164

Judges were

Pairs[edit]

Rank Name Nation Places
1 Micheline Lannoy / Pierre Baugniet  Belgium 16
2 Karol Kennedy / Peter Kennedy  United States 19.5
3 Suzanne Diskeuve / Edmond Verbustel  Belgium 25.5
4 Winifred Silverthorne / Dennis Silverthorne  United Kingdom 25.5
5 Britta Rahlen / Bo Mothander  Sweden 38
6 Doris Noffke / Walter Noffke  United States 43.5
7 Denise Fayolle / Guy Pigier  France 48
8 Bela Zachova / Jaroslav Zach  Czechoslovakia 52
9 Margot Walle / Allan Fjeldheim  Norway 58
10 Denise Favart / Jacques Favart  France 59.5
11 Marit Henie / Erling Bjerkhoel  Norway 76.5

Judges were

References[edit]

  • Result List provided by the ISU