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1971 World Figure Skating Championships

The 1971 World Figure Skating Championships were held in Lyon, France from 23 to 28 February. At the event, sanctioned by the International Skating Union, medals were awarded in men's singles, ladies' singles, pair skating, and ice dance.

1971 World Figure Skating Championships
Type:ISU Championship
Date:February 23 – February 28
Season:1970–71
Location:Lyon, France
Champions
Men's singles:
Czechoslovakia Ondrej Nepela
Ladies' singles:
Austria Beatrix Schuba
Pair skating:
Soviet Union Irina Rodnina / Alexei Ulanov
Ice dance:
Soviet Union Lyudmila Pakhomova / Alexandr Gorshkov
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The ISU Representative was John R. Shoemaker of the United States and the ISU Technical Delegate was Elemér Terták of Hungary.

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union (URS)2114
2  Austria (AUT)1001
  Czechoslovakia (TCH)1001
4  United States (USA)0123
5  France (FRA)0101
6  Canada (CAN)0011
  West Germany (FRG)0011
Totals (7 nations)43512

ResultsEdit

MenEdit

Rank Name Nation CP FP Points Placings
1 Ondrej Nepela   Czechoslovakia 1 1 2737.5 12
2 Patrick Péra   France 2 3 2706.7 18
3 Sergei Chetverukhin   Soviet Union 3 8 2629.3 34
4 Jan Hoffmann   East Germany 4 2 2632.7 34
5 John Misha Petkevich   United States 5 4 2598.9 44
6 Haig Oundjian   United Kingdom 6 7 2551.0 58
7 Yuri Ovchinnikov   Soviet Union 7 9 2529.6 70
8 Kenneth Shelley   United States 9 5 2540.7 66
9 Gordon McKellen Jr.   United States 11 10 2498.4 89
10 Didier Gailhaguet   France 10 11 2502.1 89
11 Toller Cranston   Canada 15 6 90
12 Günter Anderl   Austria 8 14 115
13 Jacques Mrozek   France 14 11 117
14 John Curry   United Kingdom 13 13 116
15 Daniel Höner    Switzerland 12 16 137
16 Jozef Žídek   Czechoslovakia 18 15 148
17 Zdeněk Pazdírek   Czechoslovakia 17 19 155
18 Stefano Bargauan   Italy 16 18 157.5
19 Klaus Grimmelt   West Germany 21 17 167.5
20 Yutaka Higuchi   Japan 19 20 180
21 Gheorghe Fazekas   Romania 20 21 186

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LadiesEdit

Rank Name Nation CP FP Points Placings
1 Beatrix Schuba   Austria 1 7 2763.0 10
2 Julie Lynn Holmes   United States 2 5 2697.3 24.5
3 Karen Magnussen   Canada 4 2 2697.7 27
4 Janet Lynn   United States 5 1 2680.0 34
5 Rita Trapanese   Italy 3 8 2623.6 47.5
6 Sonja Morgenstern   East Germany 9 3 2606.6 52
7 Zsuzsa Almássy   Hungary 6 4 2599.9 57
8 Charlotte Walter    Switzerland 8 14 2480.7 86
9 Christine Errath   East Germany 13 6 2493.5 83
10 Suna Murray   United States 14 9 2475.0 91
11 Elena Alexandrova   Soviet Union 10 13 2450.5 103
12 Patricia Dodd   United Kingdom 7 16 100
13 Kazumi Yamashita   Japan 12 11 116
14 Ľudmila Bezáková   Czechoslovakia 11 15 122
15 Jean Scott   United Kingdom 15 10 132
16 Diane Hall   Canada 19 12 132
17 Anita Johansson   Sweden 16 18 145
18 Judith Bayer   West Germany 20 17 159
19 Ruth Hutchinson   Canada 17 20 168
20 Sonja Balun   Austria 22 19 177
21 Joëlle Cartaux   France 18 22 188
22 Cinzia Frosio   Italy 21 21 197

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PairsEdit

Rank Name Nation SP FP Points Placings
1 Irina Rodnina / Alexei Ulanov   Soviet Union 1 2 419.4 11
2 Liudmila Smirnova / Andrei Suraikin   Soviet Union 2 1 418.9 17
3 JoJo Starbuck / Kenneth Shelley   United States 3 3 410.3 29
4 Manuela Groß / Uwe Kagelmann   East Germany 4 4 404.1 37
5 Almut Lehmann / Herbert Wiesinger   West Germany 5 5 399.7 48
6 Melissa Militano / Mark Militano   United States 6 6 394.9 56
7 Annette Kansy / Axel Salzmann   East Germany 8 7 392.3 62
8 Galina Karelina / Georgi Proskurin   Soviet Union 6 8 387.9 76
9 Sandra Bezic / Val Bezic   Canada 9 9 384.1 80
10 Grażyna Osmańska / Adam Brodecki   Poland 11 10 381.0 88
11 Barbara Brown / Doug Berndt   United States 12 11 98
12 Brunhilde Baßler / Eberhard Rausch   West Germany 10 12 104
13 Linda Connolly / Colin Taylforth   United Kingdom 13 13 118
14 Florence Cahn / Jean-Roland Racle   France 14 14 121
15 Kotoe Nagasawa / Hiroshi Nagakubo   Japan 17 15 137
16 Karin Künzle / Christian Künzle    Switzerland 18 16 146
17 Teresa Skrzek / Piotr Sczypa   Poland 16 17 149
WD Evelyne Scharf / Wilhelm Bietak   Austria 15

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Ice danceEdit

Rank Name Nation CD FD Points Placings
1 Lyudmila Pakhomova / Alexander Gorshkov   Soviet Union 1 1 515.8 16
2 Angelika Buck / Erich Buck   West Germany 3 2 512.7 21
3 Judy Schwomeyer / James Sladky   United States 2 3 514.5 20
4 Susan Getty / Roy Bradshaw   United Kingdom 4 4 502.9 33
5 Tatiana Voitiuk / Viacheslav Zhigalin   Soviet Union 5 5 490.1 47
6 Janet Sawbridge / Peter Dalby   United Kingdom 6 7 484.4 58
7 Hilary Green / Glyn Watts   United Kingdom 10 8 473.3 71
8 Elena Zharkova / Gennadi Karponosov   Soviet Union 7 6 475.3 71
9 Anne Millier / Harvey Millier III   United States 9 10 467.5 80
10 Mary Karen Campbell / Johnny Johns   United States 8 9 466.5 88
11 Louise Lind / Barry Soper   Canada 11 11 103
12 Diana Skotnická / Martin Skotnický   Czechoslovakia 13 12 109.5
13 Anne-Claude Wolfers / Roland Mars   France 12 13 113
14 Teresa Weyna / Piotr Bojańczyk   Poland 14 14 117.5
15 Ilona Berecz / István Sugár   Hungary 15 16 134
16 Matilde Ciccia / Lamberto Ceserani   Italy 16 15 142
17 Tatiana Grossen / Alessandro Grossen    Switzerland 17 17 157
18 Astrid Kopp / Axel Kopp   West Germany 18 18 158
19 Angelika Wiesner / Hans-Jürgen Wiesner   West Germany 19 20 174
20 Brigitte Scheijbal / Kurt Jaschek   Austria 20 19 177

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SourcesEdit

  • Result list provided by the ISU