1991 Skate America

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1991 Skate America
Season:1991–92
Location:Oakland, California
Host:U.S. Figure Skating
Venue:Oakland Coliseum Arena
Champions
Men's singles:
United States Christopher Bowman
Ladies' singles:
United States Tonya Harding
Pair skating:
United States Calla Urbanski / Rocky Marval
Ice dance:
Soviet Union Tatiana Navka / Samvel Gezalian
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The 1991 Skate America was held at the Oakland Coliseum Arena in Oakland, California. Medals were awarded in the disciplines of men's singles, ladies' singles, pair skating, and ice dancing.

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Rank Name Nation
1 Christopher Bowman  United States
2 Petr Barna  Czechoslovakia
3 Todd Eldredge  United States
4 Michael Chack  United States
5 Éric Millot  France
6 Viacheslav Zagorodniuk  Soviet Union
7 Steven Cousins  United Kingdom
8 Mirko Eichhorn  Germany
9 Fumihiro Oikawa  Japan
10 Michael Slipchuk  Canada

Ladies[edit]

Harding performed a triple axel in her short program and free skating. She became the first woman to land the triple axel in the short program in major international competition.[1]

Rank Name Nation
1 Tonya Harding  United States
2 Kristi Yamaguchi  United States
3 Surya Bonaly  France
4 Chen Lu  China
5 Natalia Gorbenko  Soviet Union
6 Tisha Walker  United States
7 Patricia Neske  Germany
8 Junko Yaginuma  Japan
9 Josée Chouinard  Canada
10 Nathalie Krieg   Switzerland

Pairs[edit]

Rank Name Nation
1 Calla Urbanski / Rocky Marval  United States
2 Elena Nikonova / Nikolai Apter  Soviet Union
3 Peggy Schwarz / Alexander König  Germany
4 Elena Leonova / Sergey Petrovskiy  Soviet Union
5 Jennifer Huerlin / John Fredericksen  United States
6 Natasha Kuchiki / Todd Sand  United States
7 Marie-Claude Savard-Gagnon / Luc Bradet  Canada
8 Cheryl Peake / Andrew Naylor  United Kingdom
9 Penny Papaioannou / Raoul Leblanc  Canada
10 Anna Tabacchi / Massimo Salvade  Italy

Ice dancing[edit]

Rank Name Nation
1 Tatiana Navka / Samvel Gezalian  Soviet Union
2 Susanna Rahkamo / Petri Kokko  Finland
3 Dominique Yvon / Frédéric Palluel  France
4 Elizabeth Punsalan / Jerod Swallow  United States
5 Jacqueline Petr / Mark Janoschak  Canada
6 Rachel Mayer / Peter Breen  United States
7 Regina Woodward / Csaba Szentpéteri  Hungary
8 Anna Croci / Luca Mantovani  Italy
9 Beth Buhl / Neale Smull  United States
10 Ayako Higashino / Tatsuro Matsumura  Japan

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