1975 World Figure Skating Championships

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1975 World Figure Skating Championships
Type: ISU Championship
Date: March 4 – 8
Season: 1974–75
Location: Colorado Springs, USA
Champions
Men's singles:
Soviet Union Sergei Volkov
Ladies' singles:
Netherlands Dianne de Leeuw
Pair skating:
Soviet Union Irina Rodnina / Alexander Zaitsev
Ice dancing:
Soviet Union Irina Moiseeva / Andrei Minenkov
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The 1975 World Figure Skating Championships were held in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA from March 4 to 8. At the event, sanctioned by the International Skating Union, medals were awarded in men's singles, ladies' singles, pair skating, and ice dancing.

The ISU Representative was Jacques Favart of France and the ISU Technical Delegate was Hermann Schiechtl of West Germany.

Men's compulsory figures were performed on March 4 at 8 am and ladies' figures took place the next day.[1] The number of figures executed by each skater had been reduced from six to three.[1]

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 3 1 0 4
2  Netherlands 1 0 0 1
3  United States 0 2 0 2
4  East Germany 0 1 2 3
5  United Kingdom 0 0 2 2

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Rank Name Nation CP SP FP Placings
1 Sergei Volkov  Soviet Union 1 6 4 13
2 Vladimir Kovalev  Soviet Union 3 4 3 27
3 John Curry  United Kingdom 2 2 5 23
4 Toller Cranston  Canada 4 3 2 29
5 Gordon McKellen Jr.  United States 5 5 7 48
6 Yuri Ovchinnikov  Soviet Union 9 1 6 53
7 Terry Kubicka  United States 11 7 1 61
8 Ron Shaver  Canada 6 9 9 76
9 László Vajda  Hungary 9 10 10 81
10 Minoru Sano  Japan 10 8 8 86
11 Zdeněk Pazdírek  Czechoslovakia 7 12 17 108
12 Robin Cousins  United Kingdom 15 11 11 114
13 Didier Gailhaguet  France 12 13 14 114
14 Bernd Wunderlich  East Germany 13 16 15 129
15 Ronald Koppelent  Austria 16 14 12 132
16 Mitsuru Matsumura  Japan 17 17 13 145
17 František Pechar  Czechoslovakia 14 15 18 147
18 Robert Rubens  Canada 18 18 16 153
19 Gilles Beyer  France 19 19 21 173
20 Paul Cechmanek  Luxembourg 20 21 20 180
21 William Schober  Australia 22 20 19 187
22 Flemming Söderquist  Denmark 21 22 22 198

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Ladies[edit]

Rank Name Nation CP SP FP Placings
1 Dianne de Leeuw  Netherlands 1 1 2 9
2 Dorothy Hamill  United States 5 6 1 25
3 Christine Errath  East Germany 6 2 4 31
4 Wendy Burge  United States 8 5 3 36
5 Kath Malmberg  United States 4 4 10 46
6 Isabel de Navarre  West Germany 3 7 8 53
7 Lynn Nightingale  Canada 13 3 5 56
8 Anett Pötzsch  East Germany 10 10 7 78
9 Susanna Driano  Italy 11 9 6 81
10 Marion Weber  East Germany 7 17 12 92
11 Liana Drahová  Czechoslovakia 9 12 14 104
12 Kim Alletson  Canada 14 11 9 107
13 Emi Watanabe  Japan 17 13 11 114
14 Gerti Schanderl  West Germany 15 8 13 118
15 Liudmila Bakonina  Soviet Union 21 16 15 136
16 Sonja Balun  Austria 12 20 19 148
17 Dagmar Lurz  West Germany 20 14 16 159
18 Hana Knapová  Czechoslovakia 24 19 17 166
19 Marie-Claude Bierre  France 25 15 18 168
20 Gail Keddie  United Kingdom 16 22 23 192
21 Karin Iten   Switzerland 2 27 27 194
22 Yun Hyo-jin  South Korea 23 18 21 196
23 Evi Köpfli   Switzerland 19 21 24 203
24 Michelle Haider   Switzerland 22 25 20 205
25 Sharon Burley  Australia 18 23 26 211
26 Anne-Marie Verlaan  Netherlands 26 24 25 232
27 Sophie Verlaan  Netherlands 27 26 22 240

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Pairs[edit]

Rank Name Nation SP FP Placings
1 Irina Rodnina / Alexander Zaitsev  Soviet Union 1 1 9
2 Romy Kermer / Rolf Österreich  East Germany 2 2 19
3 Manuela Groß / Uwe Kagelmann  East Germany 4 3 27
4 Irina Vorobieva / Alexander Vlasov  Soviet Union 3 4 37
5 Marina Leonidova / Vladimir Bogolyubov  Soviet Union 6 5 51
6 Melissa Militano / Johnny Johns  United States 5 7 57
7 Kerstin Stolfig / Veit Kempe  East Germany 7 6 55
8 Karin Künzle / Christian Künzle   Switzerland 9 8 71
9 Corinna Halke / Eberhard Rausch  West Germany 8 9 84
10 Tai Babilonia / Randy Gardner  United States 10 10 90
11 Candace Jones / Don Fraser  Canada 11 11 98
12 Ursula Nemec / Michael Nemec  Austria 13 12 109
13 Grażyna Kostrzewińska / Adam Brodecki  Poland 12 13 113
14 Kathy Hutchinson / Jamie McGrigor  Canada 14 14 125

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Ice dancing[edit]

Rank Name Nation CD FD Placings
1 Irina Moiseeva / Andrei Minenkov  Soviet Union 2 1 13
2 Colleen O'Connor / Jim Millns  United States 1 2 19
3 Hilary Green / Glyn Watts  United Kingdom 4 3 30
4 Natalia Linichuk / Gennadi Karponosov  Soviet Union 3 4 36
5 Matilde Ciccia / Lamberto Ceserani  Italy 5 5 44
6 Krisztina Regőczy / András Sallay  Hungary 6 6 48
7 Teresa Weyna / Piotr Bojańczyk  Poland 8 8 71
8 Janet Thompson / Warren Maxwell  United Kingdom 7 9 71
9 Barbara Berezowski / David Porter  Canada 9 7 78
10 Eva Peštová / Jiři Pokorný  Czechoslovakia 10 10 94
11 Kay Barsdell / Kenneth Foster  United Kingdom 11 11 101
12 Judi Genovesi / Kent Weigle  United States 12 12 104
13 Susan Carscallen / Eric Gillies  Canada 13 13 110
14 Halina Gordon / Wojciech Bankowski  Poland 14 14 126

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "World skaters in final practices". Colorado Springs Gazette-Telegraph. March 3, 1975. p. 9. 
  • Result list provided by the ISU