Arthur Cumming (figure skater)

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Olympic medal record
Men's Figure skating
Silver medal – second place 1908 London Special figures
Arthur Cumming
Personal information
Full name Arthur Warren J. Cumming
Country represented  United Kingdom
Born (1889-05-08)8 May 1889
Died 9 May 1914(1914-05-09) (aged 25)
Former partner Mrs. Arthur Cadogan

Arthur Warren J. Cumming (8 May 1889 – 9 May 1914) was a British figure skater. He came in second of the three participants in the special figures event at the 1908 Summer Olympics, earning him a silver medal.[1] This was the only year in which special figures was an Olympic event. Cumming also participated in pair skating with partner Mrs. Arthur Cadogan. They placed 7th at the World Championships in 1912 and 1913. Cumming was involved in a motorcycle accident in May 1914 after which he contracted Tetanus and died.[2]


Men's singles[edit]

Event 1911 1912 1913
World Championships 5th
British Championships 1st 1st


(with Mrs. Arthur Cadogan)

Event 1912 1913
World Championships 7th 7th

Special Figures[edit]

Event 1908
Olympic Games 2nd

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