1897 World Figure Skating Championships

The 1897 World Figure Skating Championship was an annual figure skating competition sanctioned by the International Skating Union in which figure skaters compete for the title of World Champion.

1897 World Figure Skating Championships
Type:ISU Championship
Date:February 13 – 14
Season:1897
Location:Stockholm, Sweden
Champions
Men's singles:
Austria Gustav Hügel
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The competition took place from February 13th to 14th in Stockholm, Sweden. All judges came from the same country – Sweden.

Gustav Hügel won the competition despite a tendon strain. He got this injury when he was training in Hamburg, Germany.

ResultsEdit

MenEdit

Rank Name Nation Age CF FS Total Points
1 Gustav Hügel   Austria 26 1697 339.4
2 Ulrich Salchow   Sweden 19 1619 323.8
3 Johan Lefstad   Norway 27 1593 318.6
4 Thiodolf Borgh   Sweden 1484 296.8
5 Hugo Carlsson   Sweden 1298 259.6
6 Oscar Holthe   Norway 1285 257.0
WD Gilbert Fuchs   Germany 26 DNS

Judges:

SourcesEdit

  • Result List provided by the ISU