1959 World Figure Skating Championships

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1959 World Figure Skating Championships
Type: ISU Championship
Season: 1959
Location: Colorado Springs, USA
Venue: Broadmoor Ice Palace
Champions
Men's singles:
United States David Jenkins
Ladies' singles:
United States Carol Heiss
Pair skating:
Canada Barbara Wagner / Robert Paul
Ice dancing:
United Kingdom Doreen Denny / Courtney Jones
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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 1959 competitions for men, ladies, pair skating, and ice dancing took place in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA.

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Rank Name Nation Places
1 David Jenkins  United States 7
2 Donald Jackson  Canada 18
3 Tim Brown  United States 19
4 Alain Giletti  France 26
5 Karol Divín  Czechoslovakia 42
6 Tilo Gutzeit  West Germany 52
7 Alain Calmat  France 53
8 Bradley Lord  United States 56.5
9 Norbert Felsinger  Austria 56
10 Edward Collins  Canada 61.5
11 Robert Brewer  United States 71
12 David Clements  United Kingdom 84
13 Hubert Köpfler   Switzerland 91

Judges:

Ladies[edit]

Rank Name Nation Places
1 Carol Heiss  United States 7
2 Hanna Walter  Austria 20
3 Sjoukje Dijkstra  Netherlands 24
4 Ina Bauer  West Germany 30
5 Barbara Roles  United States 31
6 Lynn Finnegan  United States 40
7 Regine Heitzer  Austria 56
8 Nancy Heiss  United States 54
9 Anna Galmarini  Italy 60
10 Sandra Tewkesbury  Canada 78
11 Margaret Crosland  Canada 82
12 Sonja Snelling  Canada 82
13 Carla Tichatschek  Italy 82
14 Yuko Araki  Japan 89
WD Joan Haanappel  Netherlands

Judges:

Pairs[edit]

Rank Name Nation Places
1 Barbara Wagner / Robert Paul  Canada 9
2 Marika Kilius / Hans-Jürgen Bäumler  West Germany 19
3 Nancy Ludington-Rouillard / Ronald Ludington  United States 35.5
4 Maria Jelinek / Otto Jelinek  Canada 37
5 Margret Göbl / Franz Ningel  West Germany 40.5
6 Maribel Owen / Dudley Richards  United States 50
7 Gayle Freed / Karl Freed  United States 59
8 Diana Hinko / Heinz Döpfl  Austria 72

Judges:

Ice dancing[edit]

Rank Name Nation Places
1 Doreen Denny / Courtney Jones  United Kingdom 6
2 Andre Jacoby-Anderson / Donald Jacoby  United States 12
3 Geraldine Fenton / William McLachlan  Canada 14
4 Margie Ackles / Charles Phillips  United States 25
5 Ann Martin / Edward Collins  Canada 28
6 Christiane Guhel / Jean Paul Guhel  France 30
7 Cathrine Morris / Michael Robinson  United Kingdom 33
8 Svata Staroba / Mirek Staroba  Canada 39
9 Judy Lamar / Ronald Ludington  United States 38

Judges:

Sources[edit]

  • Result List provided by the ISU