1955 World Figure Skating Championships

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1955 World Figure Skating Championships
Type: ISU Championship
Date: February 15th – February 18th
Season: 1955
Location: Austria Vienna
Champions
Men's singles:
United States Hayes Alan Jenkins
Ladies' singles:
United States Tenley Albright
Pair skating:
Canada Frances Dafoe and Norris Bowden
Ice dancing:
United Kingdom Jean Westwood and Lawrence Demmy
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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 1955 competitions for men, ladies, pairs and ice dancing took place February 15th to February 18th, 1955 in Vienna, Austria.

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Rank Name Nation Points Places
1 Hayes Alan Jenkins  United States 11
2 Ronald Robertson  United States 16
3 David Jenkins  United States 28
4 Alain Giletti  France 37
5 Karol Divín  Czechoslovakia 58
6 Michael Booker  United Kingdom 58
7 Norbert Felsinger  Austria 60
8 Charles Snelling  Canada 69
9 Alain Calmat  France 79
10 Hugh Graham  United Kingdom 79
11 István Szenes  Hungary 103
12 Hans Müller   Switzerland 114
13 Tilo Gutzeit  West Germany 114
14 Brian Edward Tuck  United Kingdom 119

Judges were

Ladies[edit]

Rank Name Nation Points Places
1 Tenley Albright  United States 190.96 9
2 Carol Heiss  United States 180.31 28
3 Hanna Eigel  Austria 179.78 29
4 Ingrid Wendl  Austria 178.46 41
5 Erica Batchelor  United Kingdom 177.56 43
6 Carole Jane Pachl  Canada 175.16 58
7 Patricia Firth  United States 174.49 59
8 Yvonne Sugden  United Kingdom 174.59 64
9 Ann Johnston  Canada 172.51 77
10 Catherine Machado  United States 169.43 87
11 Rosi Pettinger  West Germany 161.98 105
12 Dawn Hunter  Australia 158.42 121
13 Ilse Musyl  Austria 157.89 129
14 Dagmar Lerchová-Řeháková  Czechoslovakia 157.99 126
15 Joan Haanappel  Netherlands 156.06 138
16 Fiorella Negro  Italy 161.98 141
17 Alice Fischer   Switzerland 153.37 158.5
18 Miroslava Nachodská  Czechoslovakia 153.03 162
19 Maryvonne Huet  France 152.54 162.5
20 Erika Rucker  West Germany 150.66 175
21 Sjoukje Dijkstra  Netherlands 151.57 166
WD Hanna Walter  Austria DNF

Judges were

Pairs[edit]

Rank Name Nation Points Places
1 Frances Dafoe / Norris Bowden  Canada 10.88 17.5
2 Sissy Schwarz / Kurt Oppelt  Austria 10.82 17.5
3 Marianna Nagy / László Nagy  Hungary 10.57 28
4 Carole Ann Ormaca / Robin Greiner  United States 10.27 46
5 Barbara Wagner / Robert Paul  Canada 10.08 65
6 Věra Suchánková / Zdeněk Doležal  Czechoslovakia 10.06 66.5
7 Marika Kilius / Franz Ningel  West Germany 10.01 68.5
8 Lucille Ash / Sully Kothman  United States 9.96 70.5
9 Alice Zettel / Claus Loichinger  West Germany 10.02 70.5
10 Liesl Ellend / Konrad Lienert  Austria 9.82 83
11 Eva Szőllősy / Gabor Vida  Hungary 9.78 82.5
12 Vivian Higson / Robert Hudson  United Kingdom 9.79 87.5

Judges were

Ice Dancing[edit]

Rank Name Nation Points Places
1 Jean Westwood / Lawrence Demmy  United Kingdom 37.09 7
2 Pamela Weight / Paul Thomas  United Kingdom 36.52 14
3 Barbara Radford / Raymond Lockwood  United Kingdom 35.29 21
4 Carmel Bodel / Edward Bodel  United States 34.23 28
5 Joan Zamboni / Ronland Junso  United States 34.11 34
6 Phyllis Forney / Martin Forney  United States 33.23 43
7 Fanny Besson / Jean Paul Guhel  France 50
8 Sigrid Knacke / Günther Koch  West Germany 69
9 Lucia Fischer / Rudolf Zorn  Austria 31.20 69
10 Bona Giammona / Giancarlo Sioli  Italy 75
11 Lindis Johnston / Jeffrey Johnston  Canada 77
12 Catharina Odink / Jacobus Odink  Netherlands 84
13 Claude Weinstein / Claude Lambert  France 80
14 Edith Peikert / Hans Kutschera  Austria 30.33 83
15 Luise Lehner / Georg Lenitz  Austria 28.38 104

Judges were

References[edit]

  • Result List provided by the ISU