1951 World Figure Skating Championships

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1951 World Figure Skating Championships
Type: ISU Championship
Date: February 23 – 25
Season: 1951
Location: Milan, Italy
Champions
Men's singles:
United States Richard Button
Ladies' singles:
United Kingdom Jeannette Altwegg
Pair skating:
West Germany Ria Baran / Paul Falk
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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 1951 championships took place on February 23–25 in Milan, Italy. It was the first year after World War II that athletes from Germany and Japan were allowed to participate in international sport competition as this World Figure Skating Championships.[clarification needed]

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Rank Name Nation Figures Free Total Placings
1 Dick Button  United States 104.38 79.33 183.71 7
2 James Grogan  United States 93.11 77.58 170.69 17
3 Helmut Seibt  Austria 94.08 74.78 168.86 22
4 Hayes Alan Jenkins  United States 90.80 77.35 168.15 25
5 Dudley Richards  United States 85.63 70.93 156.56 38
6 Carlo Fassi  Italy 84.45 72.22 156.67 41
7 Don Laws  United States 81.92 68.60 150.52 48
8 Michael Carrington  United Kingdom 83.88 64.05 147.93 54
9 William Lewis  Canada 76.63 56.35 132.98 67
10 Freimut Stein  West Germany 74.00 58.10 132.10 69
11 Ryusuke Arisaka  Japan 73.30 56.10 129.40 74

Judges:

Ladies[edit]

Rank Name Nation Figures Free Total Placings
1 Jeannette Altwegg  United Kingdom 114.73 77.99 192.72 8
2 Jacqueline du Bief  France 106.67 82.00 188.67 14
3 Sonya Klopfer  United States 104.90 80.79 185.69 23
4 Suzanne Morrow  Canada 105.67 78.96 184.63 29
5 Barbara Wyatt  United Kingdom 104.67 74.58 179.25 42
6 Tenley Albright  United States 99.25 79.81 179.06 43
7 Andra McLauchlin  United States 100.43 77.87 178.30 47
8 Margaret Anne Graham  United States 100.10 76.89 176.99 53
9 Valda Osborn  United Kingdom 98.03 76.41 174.44 56
10 Gundi Busch  West Germany 88.67 76.28 164.95 83
11 Frances Dorsey  United States 91.70 73.12 164.82 85
12 Helga Dudzinski  West Germany 87.62 75.31 162.93 *89
13 Elizabeth Hiscock  Canada 91.88 70.93 162.81 *89
14 Erika Kraft  West Germany 88.63 74.70 163.33 87
15 Susi Wirz   Switzerland 91.47 69.59 161.06 94
16 Lotte Schwenk  Austria 84.82 66.92 151.74 116
17 Yolande Jobin   Switzerland 85.88 64.00 149.88 118
18 Ghislaine Kopf   Switzerland 85.70 59.98 145.68 129
19 Yvonne Sugden  United Kingdom 80.30 65.21 145.51 131
20 Inge Jell  West Germany 74.85 62.05 136.90 141
21 Etsuko Inada  Japan 81.29 54.02 135.31 144
22 Alida Elisabeth Stoppelman  Netherlands 77.56 53.70 131.26 150
23 Grete Dunst  Austria 70.45 47.33 117.78 161

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

Judges:

Pairs[edit]

Rank Name Nation Total Placings
1 Ria Baran / Paul Falk  West Germany 10.89 10
2 Karol Kennedy / Peter Kennedy  United States 10.85 11.5
3 Jennifer Nicks / John Nicks  United Kingdom 10.51 20.5
4 Elianne Steineman / André Calamé   Switzerland 10.07 35
5 Inge Minor / Hermann Braun  West Germany 9.92 40
6 Marlies Schrör / Hans Schwarz  West Germany 9.81 45
7 Silvia Grandjean / Michel Grandjean   Switzerland 9.48 50
8 Janet Gerhauser / John Nightingale  United States 9.46 53
9 Silva Palme / Marco Lajovic  Yugoslavia 9.19 65
10 Elly Stärck / Harry Gareis  Austria 8.96 65
11 Anne Holt / Austin Holt  United States 8.99 68
12 Elizabeth Williams / John McCann  United Kingdom 7.94 83

Judges:

Sources[edit]

  • Result list provided by the ISU