1953 World Figure Skating Championships

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1953 World Figure Skating Championships
Type: ISU Championship
Date: February 8 – 15
Season: 1953
Location: Davos, Switzerland
Champions
Men's singles:
United States Hayes Alan Jenkins
Ladies' singles:
United States Tenley Albright
Pair skating:
United Kingdom Jennifer Nicks / John Nicks
Ice dancing:
United Kingdom Jean Westwood / Lawrence Demmy
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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 1953 competitions for men, ladies, pair skating, and ice dancing took place from February 8th to 15th in Davos, Switzerland.

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Rank Name Nation Places
1 Hayes Alan Jenkins  United States 13
2 James Grogan  United States 16
3 Carlo Fassi  Italy 36
4 Ronald Robertson  United States 37
5 Alain Giletti  France 44
6 Dudley Richards  United States 49
7 Peter Firstbrook  Canada 59
8 Peter Dunfield  Canada 73
9 Michael Booker  United Kingdom 81
10 Freimut Stein  West Germany 88
11 Kurt Oppelt  Austria 102
12 Hubert Köpfler   Switzerland 106
13 György Czakó  Hungary 115
WD Claus Loichinger  West Germany

Judges:

Ladies[edit]

Rank Name Nation Places
1 Tenley Albright  United States 7
2 Gundi Busch  West Germany 16
3 Valda Osborn  United Kingdom 28
4 Carol Heiss  United States 27
5 Suzanne Morrow  Canada 28
6 Vera Smith  Canada 48
7 Margaret Anne Graham  United States 49
8 Yvonne Sugden  United Kingdom 53
9 Erica Batchelor  United Kingdom 70
10 Ann Robinson  United Kingdom 74
11 Anneliese Schilhan  Austria 72
12 Mary Kenner  Canada 86
13 Norma Skevington  United Kingdom 83
14 Rosi Pettinger  West Germany 97
15 Doris Zerbe   Switzerland 109
16 Margaret Dean  United States 112
17 Yolande Jobin   Switzerland 112
18 Eszter Jurek  Hungary 129
19 Alida Elisabeth Stoppelman  Netherlands 130
WD Helga Dudzinski  West Germany

Judges:

Pairs[edit]

Rank Name Nation Places
1 Jennifer Nicks / John Nicks  United Kingdom 10.5
2 Frances Dafoe / Norris Bowden  Canada 16
3 Marianna Nagy / László Nagy  Hungary 23.5
4 Silvia Grandjean / Michel Grandjean   Switzerland 24
5 Peri Horn / Raymond Lockwood  United Kingdom 39
6 Sissy Schwarz / Kurt Oppelt  Austria 43.5
7 Jean Higson / Robert Hudson  United Kingdom 44.5
8 Eva Szőllősy / Gabor Vida  Hungary 57
9 Eva Neeb / Karl Probst  West Germany 61
10 Charlotte Michiels / Gaston von Ghelder  Belgium 66

Judges:

Ice dancing[edit]

Rank Name Nation Places
1 Jean Westwood / Lawrence Demmy  United Kingdom 6
2 Joan Dewhirst / John Slater  United Kingdom 10
3 Carol Peters / Daniel Ryan  United States 16
4 Nesta Davies / Paul Thomas  United Kingdom 20
5 Virginia Hoyns / Donald Jacoby  United States 23
6 Lydia Boon / Aadrian van Dam  Netherlands 30
7 Carmel Bodel / Edward Bodel  United States 35
8 Albertina Brown / Nigel Brown   Switzerland 42
9 Helga Binder / Edwin Fuhrich  Austria 45
10 Catharina Odink / Jacobus Odink  Netherlands 50
11 Luzzi Fischer / Rudolf Zorn  Austria 54
12 Luise Lehner / Hans Kutschera  Austria 59

Judges:

Sources[edit]

  • Result List provided by the ISU