1976 World Figure Skating Championships

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1976 World Figure Skating Championships
Type: ISU Championship
Date: March 2 – March 7
Season: 1975–1976
Location: Göteborg, Sweden
Venue: Scandinavium
Champions
Men's singles:
United Kingdom John Curry
Ladies' singles:
United States Dorothy Hamill
Pair skating:
Soviet Union Irina Rodnina / Alexander Zaitsev
Ice dancing:
Soviet Union Lyudmila Pakhomova / Alexandr Gorshkov
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The 1976 World Figure Skating Championships were held at the Scandinavium in Göteborg, Sweden from March 2 to March 7, 1976. At the event, sanctioned by the International Skating Union, medals were awarded in men's singles, ladies' singles, pair skating, and ice dancing.

The ISU Representative was John R. Shoemaker of the United States and the ISU Technical Delegate was Josef Dědič of Czechoslovakia.

Medal tables[edit]

Medalists[edit]

Discipline Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles United Kingdom John Curry Soviet Union Vladimir Kovalev East Germany Jan Hoffmann
Ladies' singles United States Dorothy Hamill East Germany Christine Errath Netherlands Dianne de Leeuw
Pair skating Soviet Union Irina Rodnina / Alexander Zaitsev East Germany Romy Kermer / Rolf Österreich Soviet Union Irina Vorobieva / Alexandr Vlasov
Ice dancing Soviet Union Lyudmila Pakhomova / Alexandr Gorshkov Soviet Union Irina Moiseeva / Andrej Minenkov United States Colleen O'Connor / James Millns

Medals by country[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 2 2 1 5
2  United States 1 0 1 2
3  United Kingdom 1 0 0 1
4  East Germany 0 2 1 3
5  Netherlands 0 0 1 1

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Rank Name Nation CP SP FP Points Placings
1 John Curry  United Kingdom 2 3 1 191.18 13
2 Vladimir Kovalev  Soviet Union 1 5 4 189.84 15
3 Jan Hoffmann  East Germany 3 2 3 187.92 29
4 Toller Cranston  Canada 5 1 2 186.26 34
5 David Santee  United States 4 7 7 184.34 47
6 Terry Kubicka  United States 7 4 5 183.33 52
7 Minoru Sano  Japan 6 6 6 181.22 62
8 Igor Bobrin  Soviet Union 8 10 9 175.46 74
9 Robin Cousins  United Kingdom 14 8 8 173.78 79
10 Pekka Leskinen  Finland 10 11 13 168.36 102
11 Konstantin Kokora  Soviet Union 11 12 10 168.96 101
12 Mitsuru Matsumura  Japan 13 9 11 101
13 Christophe Boyadjian  France 12 13 15 124
14 Zdeněk Pazdírek  Czechoslovakia 9 15 16 125
15 Grzegorz Głowania  Poland 20 14 12 139.5
16 Ted Barton  Canada 17 17 14 139.5
17 Kenneth Polk  Canada 15 16 18 142
18 Glyn Jones  United Kingdom 19 20 17 163
19 Gerd-Walter Gräbner  West Germany 18 19 19 173
20 Thomas Öberg  Sweden 16 18 20 175
21 Flemming Söderquist  Denmark 21 21 21 189

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Ladies[edit]

Rank Name Nation CP SP FP Points Placings
1 Dorothy Hamill  United States 2 1 1 192.66 10
2 Christine Errath  East Germany 4 2 2 190.04 22
3 Dianne de Leeuw  Netherlands 3 3 4 189.94 22
4 Anett Pötzsch  East Germany 5 6 5 185.16 41
5 Linda Fratianne  United States 6 5 3 185.16 43
6 Isabel de Navarre  West Germany 1 7 12 183.22 55
7 Lynn Nightingale  Canada 7 4 8 180.44 66
8 Wendy Burge  United States 8 8 6 180.22 69
9 Dagmar Lurz  West Germany 9 10 7 178.44 80
10 Susanna Driano  Italy 10 9 10 176.24 88
11 Elena Vodorezova  Soviet Union 15 12 9 172.82 103
12 Kim Alletson  Canada 13 11 11 105
13 Karena Richardson  United Kingdom 14 13 14 117
14 Grażyna Dudek  Poland 17 15 15 131
15 Denise Biellmann   Switzerland 21 18 13 138
16 Claudia Kristofics-Binder  Austria 16 19 16 149
17 Emi Watanabe  Japan 11 16 18 146
18 Eva Ďurišinová  Czechoslovakia 18 17 17 158
19 Hyo Jin Yun  Republic of Korea 12 22 20 177
20 Niina Kyöttinen  Finland 22 14 21 156.24 178
21 Lise-Lotte Öberg  Sweden 19 20 19 182
22 Sharon Burley  Australia 20 21 22 197
23 Bente Larsen  Norway 25 23 23 208
24 Stella Bristing  Denmark 24 24 24 215
25 Gay Le Comte  New Zealand 23 25 25 225

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Pairs[edit]

Rank Name Nation SP FP Points Placings
1 Irina Rodnina / Alexander Zaitsev  Soviet Union 1 1 140.94 9
2 Romy Kermer / Rolf Österreich  East Germany 2 2 136.88 23
3 Irina Vorobieva / Alexander Vlasov  Soviet Union 3 3 136.36 28
4 Manuela Groß / Uwe Kagelmann  East Germany 4 4 135.71 30
5 Tai Babilonia / Randy Gardner  United States 5 6 132.16 48
6 Nadezhda Gorshkova / Evgeni Shevalovski  Soviet Union 6 5 131.90 51
7 Kerstin Stolfig / Veit Kempe  East Germany 7 7 129.00 64
8 Corinna Halke / Eberhard Rausch  West Germany 8 8 127.24 71
9 Alice Cook / William Fauver  United States 9 9 123.30 86
10 Ingrid Spieglová / Alan Spiegl  Czechoslovakia 10 10 121.43 92.5
11 Ursula Nemec / Michael Nemec  Austria 11 11 95
12 Candace Jones / Don Fraser  Canada 12 12 110.5
13 Gabrielle Beck / Jochen Stahl  West Germany 13 13 111

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Ice dancing[edit]

Rank Name Nation CD FD Points Placings
1 Lyudmila Pakhomova / Alexander Gorshkov  Soviet Union 1 1 211.52 9
2 Irina Moiseeva / Andrei Minenkov  Soviet Union 2 2 205.44 19
3 Colleen O'Connor / Jim Millns  United States 3 3 202.92 28
4 Krisztina Regőczy / András Sallay  Hungary 4 4 200.32 36
5 Natalia Linichuk / Gennadi Karponosov  Soviet Union 5 5 198.46 43
6 Janet Thompson / Warren Maxwell  United Kingdom 6 6 192.52 55
7 Barbara Berezowski / David Porter  Canada 9 8 187.66 71
8 Eva Peštová / Jiři Pokorný  Czechoslovakia 8 9 185.60 78
9 Teresa Weyna / Piotr Bojańczyk  Poland 7 7 187.42 75
10 Susan Carscallen / Eric Gillies  Canada 10 10 182.78 91
11 Kay Barsdell / Kenneth Foster  United Kingdom 11 11 97
12 Susi Handschmann / Peter Handschmann  Austria 12 12 105
13 Judi Genovesi / Kent Weigle  United States 13 13 119
14 Stefania Bertele / Walter Cecconi  Italy 14 14 127
15 Isabella Rizzi / Luigi Freroni  Italy 15 15 128
16 Marie-Joëlle Michel / Frédéric Garcin  France 16 16 149
17 Elżbieta Wegrzyk / Andrzej Alberciak  Poland 17 18 156
18 Susan Kelley / Andrew Stroukoff  United States 18 17 155
19 Gabriele Schäfer / Robert Dietz  West Germany 19 19 169

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References[edit]

  • Result list provided by the ISU