1908 World Figure Skating Championships

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1908 World Figure Skating Championships
Type: ISU Championship
Season: 1908
Location: Austria-Hungary Troppau (singles)
Russian Empire Saint Petersburg (pairs)
Venue: Yusupovsky Garden (StP's)
Men's singles:
Sweden Ulrich Salchow
Ladies' singles:
Hungary Lily Kronberger
Pair skating:
Germany Anna Hübler & Heinrich Burger
Previous: 1907 World Figure Skating Championships
Next: 1909 World Figure Skating Championships

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 1908 men and ladies competitions were held from January 25–26, 1908 in Troppau, Austria-Hungary (modern-day Opava, Czech Republic). The 1908 pairs competition took place on February 16, 1906 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It was the first World Championships in which pair skating was contested.



Rank Name Nation Places
1 Ulrich Salchow  Sweden 9
2 Gilbert Fuchs  Germany 12
3 Heinrich Burger  Germany 21

Judges were


Rank Name Nation Places
1 Lily Kronberger  Hungary 5
2 Elsa Rendschmidt  Germany 10

Judges were


Rank Name Nation Places
1 Anna Hübler / Heinrich Burger  Germany 5
2 Phyllis Johnson / James H. Johnson  United Kingdom 11.5
3 Lidia Popova / A. L. Fischer  Russia 13.5

Judges were


  • Result List provided by the ISU