Halina Gordon-Półtorak

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Halina Gordon-Półtorak
Personal information
Country represented Poland
Former partner Jacek Tascher
Tadeusz Góra
Wojciech Bankowski
Retired c. 1979

Halina Gordon-Półtorak (Polish pronunciation: [xaˈlina ˈɡɔrdɔn puwˈtɔrak]) is a Polish former competitive ice dancer. She is the chair of the ice dancing technical committee at the International Skating Union.

Career[edit]

Competing in partnership with Wojciech Bankowski, Gordon-Półtorak placed 14th at the 1973 World Championships in Bratislava and at the 1975 World Championships in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She is the 1977 Polish national champion with Tadeusz Góra.

In 1977, Gordon-Półtorak formed a partnership with Jacek Tascher, who had just switched from single skating. They became two-time national silver medalists and placed 12th at the 1978 and 1979 European Championships.

Gordon-Półtorak served as the ice dancing referee at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.[1] She was elected chair-holder of the International Skating Union's technical committee for ice dancing, becoming the discipline's highest-ranking official.[2] She was re-elected in June 2016.[3]

Competitive highlights[edit]

With Bankowski[edit]

International
Event 1973 1975
World Championships 14th 14th

With Góra[edit]

National
Event 1977
Polish Championships 1st

With Tascher[edit]

International
Event 1977–78 1978–79
European Championships 12th 12th
National
Polish Championships 2nd 2nd

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010 Olympic Winter Games: Free dance". International Skating Union. 2010. 
  2. ^ Kany, Klaus-Reinhold; Rutherford, Lynn (February 29, 2012). "ISU opens door to 'clean' hip hop in ice dancing". IceNetwork.com. 
  3. ^ "Jan Dijkema elected new ISU President". International Figure Skating Magazine. June 2016.