Donald Knight (figure skater)

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Donald Knight
Personal information
Full name Donald Knight
Country represented  Canada
Born (1947-06-08) June 8, 1947 (age 69)
Home town Dundas, Ontario

Donald Knight (born June 8, 1947) is the 1965-1967 Canadian national champion in men's singles. He won the North American Figure Skating Championships in 1967, having placed third in the previous competition, in 1965. Knight also won the bronze medal at the World Figure Skating Championships in 1965. He trained with coach Ellen Burka.[1]

After retiring from competitive skating, Knight toured for eleven years as a Principal Performer with Ice Capades and Holiday on Ice in Europe. Knight currently works as a skating coach consultant with the Burlington Skate Centre and Oakville Skating Club in Halton Region of Ontario, Canada.


Event 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967
Winter Olympics 9th
World Champ. 8th 9th 3rd 7th 4th
North American Champ. 3rd 1st
Canadian Champ. 1st J 3rd 2nd 2nd 1st 1st 1st
J = Junior level


  1. ^ "Meet the Champions", Skating magazine, May 1961