1896 World Figure Skating Championships

The 1896 World Figure Skating Championships was an annual figure skating competition sanctioned by the International Skating Union in which figure skaters compete for the title of World Champion. The first competition took place on February 9, 1896 in Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire.

1896 World Figure Skating Championships
Type:ISU Championship
Date:9 February
Season:1896
Location:Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
Venue:Yusupovsky Garden
Champions
Men's singles:
Germany Gilbert Fuchs
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1897 World Championships

In 1895, the International Skating Union organized the first World Figure Skating Championships committee, which consisted of 5 people. This committee was entrusted with preparation and presentation of the figure skating rules. ISU also confirmed that World Figure Skating Championships will be held and that in the meantime men skaters should comply with the rules not yet published.[1]

ResultsEdit

MenEdit

Rank Name Nation Age CF FS Total Points
1 Gilbert Fuchs   Germany 25 1 1026 1 497 1523 304.6
2 Gustav Hügel   Austria 25 2 939 2 455 1394 278.8
3 Georg Sanders   Russia 3 601 3 385 986 197.2
4 Nikolai Poduskov   Russia 4 485 4 301 786 157.2

Men. Five Special FiguresEdit

Rank Name Nation Age SF Points
1 Georg Sanders   Russia 1 313
2 Gilbert Fuchs   Germany 25 2 312
3 Gustav Hügel   Austria 25 3 292
4 Nikolai Poduskov   Russia 4 239

Judges:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Absalyamova I. The first World Figure Skating Championships // Centenary history of the first World Figure Skating Championships (single skating). — Moscow: FON, 1997.

SourcesEdit

  • Result List by the ISU