Ina Bauer (figure skater)

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Ina Bauer
Personal information
Country represented Germany
Born (1941-01-31) 31 January 1941 (age 73)
Retired 1960

Ina Bauer (born 31 January 1941) is a German retired competitive figure skater. She is the 1957-1959 German national champion. She twice placed fourth at the World Figure Skating Championships, once in 1958 and once in 1959. During this time she was training in Colorado Springs, Colorado.[1]

Bauer is the inventor of the eponymous skating element.

She starred in two movies with Austrian alpine skier Toni Sailer.


Event 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
World Championships 20th 11th 4th 4th
European Championships 13th 10th 4th WD
German Championships 2nd 1st 1st


  1. ^ "Foreign News", Skating magazine, March 1959

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