1908 World Figure Skating Championships

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1908 World Figure Skating Championships
Type: ISU Championship
Season: 1908
Location: Troppau, Austria-Hungary (singles)
Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire (pairs)
Venue: Yusupovsky Garden (StP's)
Champions
Men's singles:
Sweden Ulrich Salchow
Ladies' singles:
Hungary Lily Kronberger
Pair skating:
Germany Anna Hübler / Heinrich Burger
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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 on January 25–26 in Troppau, Austria-Hungary (modern-day Opava, Czech Republic). The 1908 pairs competition took place on February 16 in Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire. It was the first World Championships in which pair skating was contested.

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

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

Judges:

Ladies[edit]

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

Judges:

Pairs[edit]

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:

Sources[edit]

  • Result List provided by the ISU