Peter Kennedy (figure skater)

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Peter Kennedy
Personal information
Full name Michael Edward Kennedy III
Born (1927-09-04) September 4, 1927 (age 89)
Olympia, Washington, U.S.
Partner Karol Kennedy
Skating club Seattle Skating Club
Broadmoor Skating Club

Michael Edward "Peter" Kennedy III (born September 4, 1927 in Olympia, Washington) is an American pair skater. Although named Michael, he was nicknamed Peter as a child, and has been credited in competition by both names. With his sister, Karol, he won five U.S. Championship titles from 1948–1952. Known as "The Kennedy Kids," they won the World Championship in 1950, and the silver medal in the 1952 Winter Olympics.

Competitive highlights[edit]

(all with Karol)

Event 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952
Winter Olympic Games 6th 2nd
World Championships 2nd 4th 2nd 1st 2nd 2nd
North American Championships 3rd 1st 1st
U.S. Championships 2nd 2nd 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st