Figure Skating in History (Part 2)

Events in Sport

  • 2018-02-17 Japanese defending champion Yuzuru Hanyu retains his Olympic men's figure skating title by winning the gold medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics; first wins gold at Sochi (2014)
  • 2018-02-20 Dutch skater Jorien ter Mors becomes first female to win Olympic medals in 2 different sports at a single Winter Games (Pyeongchang); 1,000m speed skating gold, 3000m short track relay bronze
  • 2018-02-23 Russian figure skater Alina Zagitova wins the women's singles gold medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics; earlier sets a new ISU best short program score of 82.92
  • 2018-02-24 2016 world mass start speed skating champion Lee Seung-hoon of South Korea wins the event at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics; also Olympic 10,000m champion Vancouver (2010)

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 206

  • 1970-11-19 Jenni Meno, Pompton Plains NJ, pairs skaters (Olympics 1994)
  • 1970-12-31 Michel Brunet, Canadian ice dancer (1996 Canadians-2nd), born in Gatineau, Quebec
  • 1971-01-09 Elizabeth Punsalan, American ice skater (Olympic 15-94), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1971-02-06 Peter Tchernyshev, Russian dance skater (with Naomi Lang), born in St Petersburg, Russia
  • 1971-04-07 Victor Kraatz, Canadian ice dancer (1995 World Champs-4th), born in Berlin, West Germany
  • 1971-05-28 Ekaterina Gordeeva, Soviet-Russian figure skater (with Sergei Grinkov - Pairs World Championship, 1986-87, 1989-90; Olympic gold, 1988 & 94), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1971-07-12 Kristi Yamaguchi, American figure skater (Olympic gold 1992; World Championships gold 1991-92), born in Hayward, California
  • 1971-08-28 Todd Eldredge, American figure skater (1996 World champion and a six-time U.S. national champion), born in Chatham, Massachusetts
  • 1971-11-29 Amy Peterson, Maplewood Minn, short track skater (Olympics 1994)
  • 1972-01-29 Scott Davis, American figure skater (Olympics 1994), born in Great Falls, Montana
  • 1972-03-22 Elvis Stojko, Canadian figure-skater (World C'ship gold singles 1994, 95, 97; Olympic silver 94, 98), born in Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • 1972-04-21 Gwendal Peizerat, French ice dancer
  • 1972-05-09 Dan Hollander, figure skater (1996 Great Lakes champ), born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • 1972-05-28 Cheryl Demkowski, American ice dance skater (with partner Gregory Maddalone), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1972-08-09 Robert Peal, American dance skater (with Margot Contois), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1972-10-11 Kyoko Ina, Japanese-American figure skater (1993 North Atlantic Sr champ), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1972-10-20 Oleg Fediukov, dance skater (with partner Debbie Koegel), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1973-09-13 Philip Dulebohn, American figure skater (Olynpic Gold 2003), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1973-10-18 John Baldwin Jr, figure skater (1996 SW Pacific Sr champ), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1973-11-26 John Zimmerman, American pairs skater (with partner Steigler), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1973-12-11 Erin Moorad, America pairs skater (with partner Richard Gillam), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1974-02-15 Erik Schulz, US pairs skater (with partner Ilana Goldfogel), born in Port Huron, Michigan
  • 1974-08-04 Keenan Milton, Professional Skater
  • 1974-10-07 Benjamin Oberman, American pairs skater (with partner Naomi Grabow), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1974-11-16 Maurizio Margaglio, Italian ice dancer, born in Milan, Italy
  • 1975-02-22 Gregory Maddalone, American dance skater (with partner Demkowski), born in Schenectady, New York
  • 1975-03-24 Julia Bikbova, dance skater (with partner John Lee), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • 1975-04-17 Trifun Živanović, American-Serbian figure skater (1995 Pac Coast Jr champ), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1975-06-29 Mathew Gates, British-American dance skater (with partner Chalom-1995 Nat Jr champ), born in Hitchin, England
  • 1975-07-14 Matthew Kessinger, American figure skater (1995 Gt Lakes Jr champ), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1976-01-24 Shae-Lynn Bourne, Canadian pairs skater (Bourne & Kraatz, 1994 World Champs-4th), born in Chatham-Kent, Canada
  • 1976-05-06 Lindsay Page, figure skater (1997 E Great Lakes Sr-3rd), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • 1976-06-06 Geoff Rowley, English skateboarder (co-owner Flip Skateboards; Thrasher Magazine "Skater of the Year" 2000), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1976-09-17 Jonathan Nichols, dance skater (with partner Tami Tyler), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • 1976-11-21 Daniel Whiston, British ice skater
  • 1976-11-24 Chen Lu, China, figure skater (Olympic bronze 94)
  • 1977-02-28 Debbie Koegel, dance skater (with partner Oleg Fediukov), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • 1977-04-20 Lisa Ervin, American figure skater (US Nationals-4th-1992), born in Charleston, West Virginia
  • 1977-05-02 Amy D'Entremont, American figure skater (1995 NE Jr champ), born in Stoneham, Massachusetts
  • 1977-05-13 Diane Halber, figure skater (1996 National Collegiate champ), born in Torrance, California
  • 1977-05-17 Jere Michael, Aspen Colo, figure skater (1994 National Jr champ)
  • 1977-06-05 Chantal Lefebvre, Canadian, ice dancer (1996 Canadians-2nd), born in Ville LaSalle, Quebec
  • 1977-08-23 Nicole Bobeck, American figure skater (US Champ 1995), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1977-09-03 Tami Tyler, American dance skater (with partner Jonathan Nichols), born in Santa Clara, California
  • 1977-09-17 Tony Goskowicz, Wauwautosa Wis, short track skater (Olympics 1994)
  • 1977-11-16 Oksana Baiul, Ukrainian figure skater (Olympic gold 1994), born in
  • 1977-11-30 Olivier Schoenfelder, French ice dancer
  • 1978-01-06 Steve Hartsell, American pairs skater (with partner Danielle Hartsell), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 1978-06-17 Isabelle Delobel, French ice dancer (World Champion 2008), born in Clermont-Ferrand, France
  • 1978-12-08 Kate Robinson, American figure skater and ice dancer, born in Peoria, Illinois
  • 1978-12-12 Derrick Delmore, African-American figure skater (1996 Grand Prix champ), born in Camp Springs, Maryland
  • 1978-12-18 Naomi Lang, Arcata California, dance skater (with partner Peter Tchernyshev)
  • 1978-12-21 Amber Corwin, American figure skater (1997 National Sr - 5th), born in Harbor City, California
  • 1979-04-04 Charles Butler, American figure skater, born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1979-06-20 Sydne Vogel, figure skater (1996 NW Pac Sr champ), born in Anchorage, Alaska
  • 1979-08-09 Alizah Allen, figure skater (1997 North Atlantic Sr champ), born in NYC, New York
  • 1979-10-22 Eve Chalom, dance skater (with partner Gates--1995 Nat Jr champ), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1980-03-22 Pamela O'Connor, Scottish ice dancer, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1980-05-09 Angela Nikodinov, Spartanburg SC, figure skater (1997 Pacif Sr champ)
  • 1980-06-17 Brittney McConn, American figure skater (1997 Eastern Sr champ), born in Largo, Florida
  • 1980-07-07 Michelle Kwan, American figure skater (World C'ship gold women's singles 1996, 98, 2000, 01, 03; Olympic silver 1998; bronze 2002), born in Torrance, California
  • 1980-09-10 Timothy Goebel, figure skater (1996 National Jr champ), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • 1980-10-25 Ilana Goldfogel, American pairs skater (with partner Erik Schulz), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1980-11-14 Margot Contois, American dance skater (with Robert Peal), born in Marquette, Michigan
  • 1980-11-21 Danielle Hartsell, pairs skater (with partner Steve Hartsell), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 1981-07-19 Naomi Grabow, American pairs skater (with partner Benjamin Oberman), born in lLke Arrowhead California
  • 1981-09-12 Jered Guzman, American pairs skater (with partner Natalie Vlandis), born in Garden Grove, California
  • 1982-03-31 Jessica Joseph, American ice dancer (World Junior champion 1998), born in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
  • 1982-06-10 Tara Lipinski, figure skater (1997 World Champ), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1982-08-06 Kevin van der Perren, Belgian figure skater
  • 1982-09-01 Jeffrey Buttle, Canadian figure skater
  • 1982-10-05 Natalie Vlandis, American pairs skater (with partner Jered Guzman), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1982-11-03 Evgeny Plushenko, Russian figure skater (2 x Olympic gold, singles 2006, team 2014; World C'ship gold singles 2001, 03, 04), born in Dzhamku, Russia
  • 1983-09-07 Annette Dytrt, German skater figure, born in Landshut, Germany
  • 1984-07-02 Johnny Weir, American figure skater
  • 1984-07-11 Tanith Belbin, Canadian ice dancer
  • 1984-10-26 Sasha Cohen, American figure skater, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1985-04-02 Stéphane Lambiel, Swiss figure skater (World C'ship gold men's singles 2005, 06; Olympic silver 2006; Grand Prix Final champion 2005, 07), born in Martigny, Switzerland
  • 1985-05-02 Sarah Hughes, American figure skater, born in Great Neck, New York
  • 1985-06-04 Evan Lysacek, American figure skater
  • 1985-11-23 Ahn Hyun-Soo, South Korean short track skater, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1986-01-13 Joannie Rochette, Canadian figure skater
  • 1986-06-03 Tomas Verner, Czech Republic ice skater
  • 1986-07-24 Andrei Lutai, Russian figure skater
  • 1987-01-01 Meryl Davis, American ice dancer (Olympic gold with Charlie White 2014; World C'ships gold 2011, 13), born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • 1987-02-08 Carolina Kostner, Italian European champion figure skater
  • 1987-03-25 Nobunari Oda, Japanese figure skater
  • 1987-10-24 Charlie White, American ice dancer (Oympic gold & silver 2014, silver 2010), born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • 1987-12-18 Miki Andō, Japanese figure skater
  • 1988-06-23 Milk [Daniel Donigan], American figure skater and drag performer (RuPaul's Drag Race), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1988-09-26 Kiira Korpi, Finnish figure skater, born in Tampere, Finland
  • 1989-01-26 Emily Hughes, American figure skater, born in Great Neck, New York
  • 1989-02-23 Evan Bates, American ice dancer (2015 US Champion), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 1989-03-28 Mira Leung, Canadian figure skater
  • 1989-10-04 Kimmie Meissner, American figure skater (World C’ship gold singles 2006), born in Bel Air, Maryland
  • 1989-11-11 Adam Rippon, America ice skater (2018 Winter Olympics), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • 1990-01-07 Elene Gedevanishvili, Georgian figure skater, born in Tbilisi, Georgia
  • 1990-05-14 Emily Samuelson, American ice dancer
  • 1990-05-27 Ekaterina Zaikina, Russian figure skater
  • 1990-09-05 Kim Yu-Na, Korean figure skater, born in Wonmi-gu, South Korea

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport