Liselotte Landbeck

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Liselotte Landbeck
Liselotte Landbeck 1932.jpg
Liselotte Landbeck at the 1932 European Championships
Personal information
Born 13 January 1916
Vienna, Austria
Died 15 February 2013 (aged 97)
Quintal, Haute-Savoie, France
Skating club WEV, Wien

Liselotte Landbeck (13 January 1916 – 15 February 2013) was an Austrian athlete who competed at a high level in both figure skating and speed skating in the 1930s. In figure skating, she won the bronze medal at the 1934 World Championships. In speed skating, she won the first unofficial World Championship for ladies in 1933, and held the ladies' world record in the 500m as well as the 1000 m.

Although she originally was from Vienna, in 1935, she married the Belgian figure skater Robert Verdun and moved to that country. She represented Belgium in the 1936 Winter Olympics.

Competitive highlights (figure skating)[edit]

International
Event 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936
Winter Olympics 4th
World Championships 6th 3rd
European Championships 5th 6th 2nd 2nd 4th
National
Austrian Championships 5th 2nd 1st 1st

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