1950 World Figure Skating Championships

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1950 World Figure Skating Championships
Type: ISU Championship
Date: March 6 – 8
Season: 1950
Location: Wembley, UK
Venue: Wembley Arena
Champions
Men's singles:
United States Richard Button
Ladies' singles:
Czechoslovakia Alena Vrzanova
Pair skating:
United States Karol Kennedy / Peter Kennedy
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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 1950 championships took place on March 6 to 8 in Wembley, United Kingdom.

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Rank Name Nation Figures Free Total Placings
1 Dick Button  United States 824.71 594.76 1419.47 7
2 Ede Király  Hungary 778.86 566.06 1344.92 14
3 Hayes Alan Jenkins  United States 728.93 549.03 1277.96 25
4 Helmut Seibt  Austria 739.90 534.45 1274.35 29
5 Austin Holt  United States 723.21 524.30 1247.51 34
6 Michael Carrington  United Kingdom 704.55 537.25 1241.80 38
7 Reg Park  Australia 672.50 497.60 1170.10 51
8 Roger Wickson  Canada 686.00 473.20 1159.20 55
9 Per Cock-Clausen  Denmark 652.98 443.45 1096.43 62

Judges:

Ladies[edit]

Rank Name Nation Figures Free Total Placings
1 Álena Vrzáňová  Czechoslovakia 790.65 568.51 1359.16 12
2 Jeannette Altwegg  United Kingdom 789.71 556.00 1345.71 18
3 Yvonne Sherman  United States 782.48 548.10 1330.58 23
4 Suzanne Morrow  Canada 766.38 553.35 1319.73 24
5 Sonya Klopfer  United States 734.18 560.93 1295.11 *37
6 Jacqueline du Bief  France 741.53 560.93 1302.46 36
7 Virginia Baxter  United States 715.28 552.41 1267.69 54
8 Jiřína Nekolová  Czechoslovakia 755.18 491.98 1247.16 62
9 Marlene Smith  Canada 719.60 537.83 1257.43 64
10 Barbara Watt  United Kingdom 725.78 514.03 139.81 69
11 Andra McLauchlin  United States 707.70 525.11 1232.81 74
12 Dagmar Lerchova  Czechoslovakia 714.93 499.56 1214.49 83
13 Valda Osborn  United Kingdom 704.78 496.18 1200.96 85
14 Beryl Bailey  United Kingdom 689.15 501.31 1190.46 94

Remark: * better placed due to the majority of the better placings

Judges:

Pairs[edit]

Rank Name Nation Total Placings
1 Karol Kennedy / Peter Kennedy  United States 96.07 15
2 Jennifer Nicks / John Nicks  United Kingdom 92.70 28.5
3 Marianne Nagy / László Nagy  Hungary 92.25 32
4 Elianne Steineman / André Calamé   Switzerland 90.00 44.5
5 Suzanne Gheldorf / Jacques Rénard  Belgium 89.43 48.5
6 Elly Stärck / Harry Gareis  Austria 88.08 61
7 Marlene Smith / Donald Gilchrist  Canada 87.07 *63
8 Joan Waterhouse / Gordon Holloway  United Kingdom 88.31 62
9 Liliane de Becker / Edmund Verbustel  Belgium 88.42 64
10 Irene Maguire / Walter Muehlbronner  United States 84.26 82
11 Sybil Cooke / Bob Hudson  United Kingdom 83.47 93.5
12 Denise Favart / Jacques Favart  France 77.73 108

Remark: * better placed due to the majority of the better placings

Judges:

Sources[edit]

  • Result List provided by the ISU