Beatrix Loughran

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Beatrix Loughran
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Personal information
Country represented United States
Born (1900-06-30)June 30, 1900
Mount Vernon, New York, U.S.
Died December 7, 1975(1975-12-07) (aged 75)
Long Beach, New York, U.S.
Partner Sherwin Badger
Skating club Skating Club of New York

Beatrix Suzetta Loughran (June 30, 1900 – December 7, 1975)[1] was an American figure skater who competed in single skating and pair skating. She is the only American to win three Olympic medals in figure skating (1924, 1928, 1932), and one of the oldest figure skating Olympic medalists. She is a six-time National champion (1925–1927 in singles, 1930–1932 in pairs). Her pairs partner was Sherwin Badger.

Loughran was born Mount Vernon, New York in and died in Long Beach, New York.[1] She was the aunt of three-time national medalist Audrey Peppe.[2]

In 1997, Loughran was inducted into the United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame.[1]


Ladies' singles[edit]

Event 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928
Winter Olympics 2nd 3rd
World Championships 3rd
North American Championships 1st 1st
U.S. Championships 2nd 2nd 1st 1st 1st


(with Badger)

Event 1928 1929 1930 1931 1932
Winter Olympic Games 4th 2nd
World Championships 5th 3rd 3rd
North American Championships 3rd
U.S. Championships 1st 1st 1st


  1. ^ a b c Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Beatrix Loughran". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 22, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Five Little Pretenders". Time Magazine. March 7, 1938. Retrieved June 6, 2008.