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Figure skating at the 1988 Winter Olympics

Figure skating at the 1988 Winter Olympics took place at the Stampede Corral, the Olympic Saddledome and the Father David Bauer Olympic Arena in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Figure skating at the XV Olympic Winter Games
Type:Olympic Games
Venue:Olympic Saddledome
Stampede Corral
Father David Bauer Olympic Arena
Champions
Men's singles:
United States Brian Boitano
Ladies' singles:
East Germany Katarina Witt
Pair skating:
Soviet Union Ekaterina Gordeeva / Sergei Grinkov
Ice dance:
Soviet Union Natalia Bestemianova / Andrei Bukin
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Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union2215
2  United States1023
3  East Germany1001
4  Canada0213
Totals (4 nations)44412


ResultsEdit

MenEdit

Rank Name Nation CF SP FS TFP
1 Brian Boitano   United States 2 2 1 3.0
2 Brian Orser   Canada 3 1 2 4.2
3 Viktor Petrenko   Soviet Union 6 3 3 7.8
4 Alexander Fadeev   Soviet Union 1 9 4 8.2
5 Grzegorz Filipowski   Poland 7 4 5 10.8
6 Vladimir Kotin   Soviet Union 5 6 8 13.4
7 Christopher Bowman   United States 8 5 7 13.8
8 Kurt Browning   Canada 11 7 6 15.4
9 Heiko Fischer   West Germany 4 11 10 16.8
10 Paul Wylie   United States 12 8 9 19.4
11 Richard Zander   West Germany 9 17 11 23.2
12 Oliver Höner   Switzerland 10 10 14 24.0
13 Petr Barna   Czechoslovakia 15 15 12 27.0
14 Lars Dresler   Denmark 14 12 15 28.2
15 Axel Médéric   France 13 14 17 30.4
16 Neil Paterson   Canada 17 13 16 31.4
17 Makoto Kano   Japan 19 19 13 32.0
18 Paul Robinson   Great Britain 16 21 18 36.0
19 Cameron Medhurst   Australia 18 16 20 37.2
20 Zhang Shubin   China 22 18 19 39.4
21 Alessandro Riccitelli   Italy 20 20 22 42.0
22 Jung Sung-Il   South Korea 24 24 21 45.0
23 Michael Huth   East Germany 21 25 23 45.6
24 Peter Johansson   Sweden 23 22 24 46.6
Free skate not reached
25 David Liu   Chinese Taipei 25 23
26 Boyko Aleksiev   Bulgaria 26 27
27 Walbe Olavarrieta-Navarro   Mexico 28 26
28 Ho Kang   North Korea 27 28
Free skating final standings (top 8)
Rank Name Figures SP                   Fract.
Places
1   Brian Boitano 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 3.0
2   Brian Orser 3 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 4.2
3   Viktor Petrenko 6 3 3 3 3 2 4 3 5 3 3 7.8
4   Aleksandr Fadeyev 1 9 4 4 4 4 3 4 3 4 4 8.2
5   Grzegorz Filipowski 7 4 7 6 5 8 8 6 6 6 6 10.8
6   Vladimir Kotin 5 6 8 9 7 6 9 5 4 8 5 13.4
7   Christopher Bowman 8 5 5 5 8 7 5 8 8 5 8 13.8
8   Kurt Browning 11 7 6 7 6 9 7 9 7 7 9 15.4

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LadiesEdit

Katarina Witt became the first lady to repeat as champion since Sonja Henie.

Rank Name Nation CF SP FS TFP
1 Katarina Witt   East Germany 3 1 2 4.2
2 Elizabeth Manley   Canada 4 3 1 4.6
3 Debi Thomas   United States 2 2 4 6.0
4 Jill Trenary   United States 5 6 5 10.4
5 Midori Ito   Japan 10 4 3 10.6
6 Claudia Leistner   West Germany 6 9 6 13.2
7 Kira Ivanova   Soviet Union 1 10 9 13.6
8 Anna Kondrashova   Soviet Union 9 7 7 15.2
9 Simone Koch   East Germany 14 8 8 19.6
10 Marina Kielmann   West Germany 12 11 10 21.6
11 Beatrice Gelmini   Italy 15 17 11 26.8
12 Joanne Conway   Great Britain 8 18 16 28.0
13 Charlene Wong   Canada 18 14 13 29.4
14 Junko Yaginuma   Japan 16 15 14 29.6
15 Stéfanie Schmid   Switzerland 21 16 12 31.0
16 Agnès Gosselin   France 13 21 18 34.2
17 Katrien Pauwels   Belgium 11 20 20 34.6
18 Yvonne Gómez   Spain 17 19 17 34.8
19 Tamara Téglássy   Hungary 19 22 15 35.2
20 Iveta Voralová   Czechoslovakia 22 12 19 37.0
21 Lotta Falkenbäck   Sweden 25 13 21 41.2
22 Željka Čižmešija   Yugoslavia 20 25 22 44.0
23 Gina Fulton   Great Britain 24 24 23 47.0
WD Caryn Kadavy   United States 7 5
Free skate not reached
25 Tracy Brook   Australia 26 23
26 Jiang Yibing   China 23 28
27 Byun Sung-Jin   South Korea 27 30
28 Petya Gavazova   Bulgaria 30 26
29 Pauline Chen Lee   Chinese Taipei 29 29
30 Diana Encinas-Evans   Mexico 28 31
31 Kim Song-Suk   North Korea 31 27
Free skating final standings (top 8)
Rank Name Figures SP                   Fract.
Places
1   Katarina Witt 3 1 2 2 3 3 1 3 1 2 2 4.2
2   Elizabeth Manley 4 3 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 1 4.6
3   Debi Thomas 2 2 5 4 5 4 5 4 4 4 5 6.0
4   Jill Trenary 5 6 4 5 4 5 4 5 5 5 4 10.4
5   Midori Ito 10 4 3 3 2 2 3 2 3 3 3 10.6
6   Claudia Leistner 6 9 6 6 6 8 6 6 8 6 6 13.2
7   Kira Ivanova 1 10 7 15 14 7 8 9 7 11 10 13.6
8   Anna Kondrashova 9 7 8 7 8 6 7 7 6 9 9 15.2

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PairsEdit

During Watson and Oppegard's free skating, a photographer dropped his camera bag onto the ice and an usher walked onto the ice to pick it up while the pair was performing a death spiral on the other side of the rink.[1]

Rank Name Nation SP FS TFP
1 Ekaterina Gordeeva / Sergei Grinkov   Soviet Union 1 1 1.4
2 Elena Valova / Oleg Vasiliev   Soviet Union 2 2 2.8
3 Jill Watson / Peter Oppegard   United States 3 3 4.2
4 Larisa Selezneva / Oleg Makarov   Soviet Union 6 4 6.4
5 Gillian Wachsman / Todd Waggoner   United States 4 5 6.6
6 Denise Benning / Lyndon Johnston   Canada 5 7 9.0
7 Peggy Schwarz / Alexander König   East Germany 11 6 10.4
8 Christine Hough / Doug Ladret   Canada 8 8 11.2
9 Isabelle Brasseur / Lloyd Eisler   Canada 7 9 11.8
10 Natalie Seybold / Wayne Seybold   United States 10 10 14.0
11 Brigitte Groh / Holger Maletz   West Germany 13 11 16.2
12 Cheryl Peake / Andrew Naylor   Great Britain 12 12 16.8
13 Lisa Cushley / Neil Cushley   Great Britain 14 13 18.6
14 Mei Zhibin / Li Wei   China 15 14 20.0
WD Lenka Knapová / René Novotný   Czechoslovakia 9 WD
Free skating final standings (top 8)
Rank Name SP                   Fract.
Places
1   Ekaterina Gordeeva / Sergei Grinkov 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1.4
2   Elena Valova / Oleg Vasiliev 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2.8
3   Jill Watson / Peter Oppegard 3 4 3 3 4 5 3 3 3 3 4.2
4   Larisa Selezneva / Oleg Makarov 6 3 5 6 6 3 4 4 4 4 6.4
5   Gillian Wachsman / Todd Waggoner 4 5 7 4 8 6 5 5 8 8 6.6
6   Denise Benning / Lyndon Johnston 5 7 4 7 3 4 7 8 5 7 9.0
7   Peggy Schwarz / Alexander König 11 6 6 9 7 7 6 7 6 5 10.4
8   Christine Hough / Doug Ladret 8 9 8 10 4 8 9 6 7 9 11.2

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Ice danceEdit

Rank Name Nation CD OD FD TFP
1 Natalia Bestemianova / Andrei Bukin   Soviet Union 1 1 1 2.0
2 Marina Klimova / Sergei Ponomarenko   Soviet Union 2 2 2 4.0
3 Tracy Wilson / Robert McCall   Canada 3 3 3 6.0
4 Natalia Annenko / Genrikh Sretenski   Soviet Union 4 4 4 8.0
5 Kathrin Beck / Christoff Beck   Austria 5 5 5 10.0
6 Suzanne Semanick / Scott Gregory   United States 6 6 6 12.0
7 Klára Engi / Attila Tóth   Hungary 7 7 7 14.0
8 Isabelle Duchesnay / Paul Duchesnay   France 8 8 8 16.0
9 Antonia Becherer / Ferdinand Becherer   West Germany 9 9 9 18.0
10 Lia Trovati / Roberto Pelizzola   Italy 10 10 10 20.0
11 Susan Wynne / Joseph Druar   United States 11 11 11 22.0
12 Karyn Garossino / Rodney Garossino   Canada 12 12 12 24.0
13 Sharon Jones / Paul Askham   Great Britain 13 13 13 26.0
14 Corinne Paliard / Didier Courtois   France 15 14 14 28.4
15 Viera Řeháková / Ivan Havránek   Czechoslovakia 14 15 15 29.6
16 Melanie Cole / Michael Farrington   Canada 16 16 16 32.0
17 Honorata Górna / Andrzej Dostatni   Poland 17 17 17 34.0
18 Tomoko Tanaka / Hiroyuki Suzuki   Japan 18 18 18 36.0
19 Liu Luyang / Zhao Xiaolei   China 19 19 19 38.0
20 Monica MacDonald / Rodney Clarke   Australia 20 20 20 40.0
Free dance final standings (top 8)
Rank Name CD OD                   Fract.
Places
1   Natalia Bestemianova / Andrei Bukin 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2.0
2   Marina Klimova / Sergei Ponomarenko 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 4.0
3   Tracy Wilson / Robert McCall 3 3 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 6.0
4   Natalia Annenko / Genrikh Sretenski 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 4 4 4 4 8.0
5   Kathrin Beck / Christoff Beck 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 5 5 10.0
6   Suzanne Semanick / Scott Gregory 6 6 6 8 7 6 6 6 7 6 7 12.0
7   Klára Engi / Attila Tóth 7 7 7 7 8 7 7 7 8 7 8 14.0
8   Isabelle Duchesnay / Paul Duchesnay 8 8 10 6 4 9 8 10 5 10 5 16.0

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Janofsky, Michael (February 17, 1988). "Soviet Skaters Prevail in Pairs". The New York Times. Retrieved March 21, 2012.

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