Kristiina Wegelius

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Kristiina Wegelius
Personal information
Full name Kristiina Marketta Wegelius
Alternative names Kristiina Fitzpatrick[1]
Country represented Finland
Born (1960-10-12) October 12, 1960 (age 57)
Helsinki, Finland
Height 1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Former coach Carlo Fassi
Former skating club Helsingin Taitoluiseteluklubi
Former training locations Helsinki
Retired 1983

Kristiina Marketta "Tintti"[2] Wegelius (born October 12, 1960)[1] is a Finnish former competitive figure skater. She won medals at Skate Canada International, Skate America, and NHK Trophy, as well as four Finnish national titles. Wegelius placed tenth at the 1980 Winter Olympics, as high as sixth at the World Championships (1981, 1983), and as high as fourth at the European Championships (1979, 1980, 1981). She was coached by Carlo Fassi.[3]

After retiring from competition, Wegelius performed with Disney on Ice and became a skating coach and choreographer.[4] As of January 2009, she was living with her husband and daughter, Khayla (born c. 1998), in Quebec City, Canada.[4]


Event 74–75 75–76 76–77 77–78 78–79 79–80 80–81 81–82 82–83
Olympics 10th
Worlds 14th 10th 8th 6th 9th 6th
Europeans 7th 6th 4th 4th 4th 6th 6th
Skate America 3rd
Skate Canada 3rd 2nd
NHK Trophy 1st
Ennia Challenge 3rd
Richmond Trophy 2nd
Nordics 3rd 1st 1st
Finnish Champ. 1st 1st 1st 1st


  1. ^ a b "Kristiina Wegelius". Sports Reference. 
  2. ^ "Kristiina Wegelius luovutti leikekirjansa Suomen Urheiluarkistoon" [Kristiina Wegelius gave a scrapbook to the Finnish Sports Archive] (in Finnish). Finnish Figure Skating Association. June 20, 2013. Archived from the original on April 23, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Die Damen-Wahl". Der Spiegel (in German). December 10, 1979. 
  4. ^ a b Saksa, Maija (January 11, 2009). "Mitä kuuluu Kristiina Wegelius?" [What happened to Kristiina Wegelius?] (in Finnish). Finnish Figure Skating Association. Archived from the original on April 23, 2016. 

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