1948 European Figure Skating Championships

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1948 European Championships
Type: ISU Championship
Season: 1947-1948
Location: Czechoslovakia Prague
Champions
Men's singles:
United States Dick Button
Ladies' singles:
Canada Barbara Ann Scott
Pair skating:
Hungary Andrea Kékesy / Ede Király
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The 1948 European Figure Skating Championships were the European Figure Skating Championships of the 1947-1948 season. Elite senior-level figure skaters from European ISU Member Nations, in addition to the United States and Canada, competed for the title of European Champion. Skaters competed in the disciplines of ladies' singles,[1] men's singles,[2] and pair skating.[3]

In 1948, the European Championships were held in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Button is the only winner from outside Europe in men's singles.

Rank Name Nation
1 Dick Button  United States
2 Hans Gerschwiler   Switzerland
3 Edi Rada  Austria
4 Ede Király  Hungary
5 John Lettengarver  United States
6 Zdeněk Fikar  Czechoslovakia
7 Helmut Seibt  Austria
8 Vladislav Čáp  Czechoslovakia
9 Josef Dědič  Czechoslovakia

Ladies[edit]

Scott is the only winner from outside Europe in ladies' singles.

Rank Name Nation
1 Barbara Ann Scott  Canada
2 Eva Pawlik  Austria
3 Alena Vrzáňová  Czechoslovakia
4 Jiřína Nekolová  Czechoslovakia
5 Jeannette Altwegg  United Kingdom
6 Dagmar Lerchová  Czechoslovakia
7 Andrea Kékesy  Hungary
8 Bridget Shirley Adams  United Kingdom
9 Marion Davies  United Kingdom
10 Barbara Wyatt  United Kingdom
11 Marta Bachem-Musilek  Austria
12 Miloslava Tumová  Czechoslovakia
13 Ingeborg Solar  Austria
14 Eva Lindner  Hungary
15 Hildegarde Appeltauer  Austria
16 Marika Saary  Hungary
17 Beryl Bailey  United Kingdom
18 Roberta Scholdan  United States
19 Vera Masakova  Czechoslovakia

Pairs[edit]

Rank Name Nation
1 Andrea Kékesy / Ede Király  Hungary
2 Blažena Knittlová / Karel Vosátka  Czechoslovakia
3 Herta Ratzenhofer / Emil Ratzenhofer  Austria
4 Joan Thompson / Robert Ogilvie  United Kingdom
5 Jennifer Nicks / John Nicks  United Kingdom
6 Marianne Nagy / László Nagy  Hungary
7 Györgyi von Botond / Ferenc Kertész  Hungary
8 Susi Giebisch / Helmut Seibt  Austria
9 Dagmar Hruba / Jiří Ocenasek  Czechoslovakia
10 Elly Stärck / Harry Gareis  Austria
11 P. Prenosilova / Frontisek Landi  Czechoslovakia

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