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Kristi Yamaguchi

Profession: Figure Skater

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Won an Olympic gold at Barcelona in 1992 and World Championship gold in 1991-92.

Born: July 12, 1971
Birthplace: Hayward, California, USA
Age: 50 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer

Married Life

  • 2000-07-08 Olympic figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi (28) weds Carolina Hurricanes ice hockey player Bret Hedican (29) at the Mauna Lani Resort in Kona, Hawaii

Historical Events

  • 1991-03-16 Worlds Ladies' Figure Skating Champ in Munich won by Kristi Yamaguchi
  • 1992-01-11 US female Figure Skating championship won by Kristi Yamaguchi
  • 1992-02-21 Kristi Yamaguchi of US wins Olympic gold medal in women's figure skating
  • 1992-03-29 Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Oakland, California won by Kristi Yamaguchi (USA)

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