Angelika Buck

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Angelika Buck
Personal information
Country represented West Germany
Born (1950-05-09) 9 May 1950 (age 64)
Ravensburg, West Germany
Former partner Erich Buck
Former coach Betty Callaway
Former skating club ERV Ravensburg
Former training locations Oberstdorf
Retired 1973

Angelika Buck (born 9 May 1950) is a German former ice dancer who competed for West Germany. With her brother Erich Buck, she is the 1972 European champion, a four-time World medalist, and a six-time West German national champion.

Career[edit]

Angelika and Erich Buck were coached by Betty Callaway in Oberstdorf. They represented West Germany and the ERV Ravensburg club.

The Buck siblings were the first Germans to capture the European ice dancing title. They did so at the 1972 European Championships in Göteborg, upsetting Lyudmila Pakhomova / Alexander Gorshkov. They also won three silver medals at Europeans and four medals at the World Championships (three silver and one bronze). They took gold at the West German Championships six times.

The Buck siblings invented the "Ravensburger Waltz", which became one of the ISU's compulsory/pattern dances. They debuted it at the 1973 German Championships.

Personal life[edit]

Angelika Buck studied at university in Munich. She is married and has two children.

Results[edit]

International
Event 1964–65 1965–66 1966–67 1967–68 1968–69 1969–70 1970–71 1971–72 1972–73
World Championships 10th 8th 5th 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd
European Championships 13th 6th 4th 2nd 2nd 1st 2nd
Nebelhorn Trophy 1st 1st
National
German Championships 4th 2nd 2nd 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st

References[edit]

  • [1] Munzinger
  • [2] Skate Canada 2003 Ice Dance
  • Eissport Magazin 6/95, page 20