Hayes Alan Jenkins
|Hayes Alan Jenkins|
|Country represented||United States|
|Born||March 23, 1933|
|Skating club||Broadmoor SC|
|Men's figure skating|
|Competitor for the United States|
|Gold||1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo||Singles|
Hayes Alan Jenkins (born March 23, 1933 in Akron, Ohio), an American figure skater, led men's skating for 4 years, 1953-56. He won four consecutive World Figure Skating Championships from 1953 to 1956. He also won the gold medal in the 1956 Winter Olympics, after placing 4th in the 1952 Winter Olympics. His brother David Jenkins won the gold in 1960. Jenkins later married Carol Heiss, the 1956 Olympic silver medalist and the 1960 Olympic gold medalist. The couple had three children, but none of them became a competitive figure skater.
|Winter Olympic Games||4th||1st|
|North American Championships||1st||1st|
- Findling and Pelle (1996), p. 261
- Reinghard, Katherine (1998-01-08). "Heiss Jenkins Is Going For More Gold In 2002 * 1960 Olympic Titlist Hopes A Student Finishes First In Salt Lake City". The Morning Call. Retrieved 2014-04-15.
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- Comitato Olimpico Nazionale Italiano (1956). VII Olympic Winter Games: Official Report (PDF). Cortina d'Ampezzo. Retrieved 2010-03-02.
- Findling, John E.; Pelle, Kimberly D. (1996). Historical Dictionary of the Modern Olympic Movement. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Publishing Group. ISBN 0-313-28477-6. Retrieved 2010-03-03.
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