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The World Figure Skating Hall of Fame serves as a repository for the sport of figure skating. The World Figure Skating Hall of Fame is where the greatest names in the history of the sport are honored. The World Figure Skating Museum and Hall of Fame is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States.

World Figure Skating Museum & Hall of Fame
Location20 First Street
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Coordinates38°47′38″N 104°50′56″W / 38.79379°N 104.84885°W / 38.79379; -104.84885Coordinates: 38°47′38″N 104°50′56″W / 38.79379°N 104.84885°W / 38.79379; -104.84885
TypeHall of fame
Websitewww.worldskatingmuseum.org
A woman and a man in figure skating blades stand on an outdoor ice rink posing for a shot. On the left, the woman has both hands in her waist, while the man has his right arm around her left arm.
Sonja Henie and Karl Schäfer were among the initial 20 inductees to the Hall of Fame in 1976.

Skaters such as Dick Button, Katarina Witt, Midori Ito, Sonja Henie, Alexei Yagudin and Michelle Kwan have been honored in the Hall of Fame.

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InducteesEdit

Skater Year Inducted Discipline
  Tenley Albright 1976
  Andrée Joly /
  Pierre Brunet
1976
  Dick Button 1976
  Peggy Fleming 1976
  Gillis Grafström 1976
  Carol Heiss 1976
  Sonja Henie 1976
  David Jenkins 1976
  T. D. Richardson 1976
  Jacques Gerschwiler 1976
  Jackson Haines 1976
  Gustave Lussi 1976
  Hayes Alan Jenkins 1976
  Axel Paulsen 1976
  Ulrich Salchow 1976
  Karl Schäfer 1976
  Reginald Wilkie 1976
  Howard Nicholson 1976
  Edi Scholdan 1976
  Montgomery Wilson 1976
  Willy Böckl 1977
  Jean Westwood /
  Lawrence Demmy
1977
  Donald Jackson 1977
  Ludmila Belousova /
  Oleg Protopopov
1978
  Maxi Herber /
  Ernst Baier
1979
  Barbara Ann Scott 1979
  Cecilia Colledge 1980
  Barbara Wagner /
  Robert Paul
1980
  Madge Syers 1981
  Willie Frick 1981
  William Hickok 1981
  Herma Szabo 1982
  Louis Rubenstein 1984
  Werner Groebli 1984
  Frances Dafoe /
  Norris Bowden
1984
  Charlotte Oelschlägel 1985
  Arnold Gerschwiler 1985
  F. Ritter Shumway 1986
  Courtney Jones 1986
  Lyudmila Pakhomova /
  Aleksandr Gorshkov
1988
  Irina Rodnina 1989
  Jayne Torvill /
  Christopher Dean
1989
  Scott Hamilton 1990
  John Curry 1991
  Jeannette Altwegg 1993
  Richard Dwyer 1993
  Ria Falk /
  Paul Falk
1993
  Jacques Favart 1993
  Georg Hasler 1993
  Ronald Robertson 1993
  Diane Towler /
  Bernard Ford
1993
  James Koch 1994
  Ekaterina Gordeeva /
  Sergei Grinkov
1995
  William Tutt 1995
  Katarina Witt 1995
  Brian Boitano 1996
  Herbert Clarke 1996
  Sheldon Galbraith 1996
  Carlo Fassi 1997
  Lily Kronberger 1997
  Benjamin Wright 1997
  Tom Collins 1998
  Josef Dědič 1998
  Felix Kaspar 1998
  Kristi Yamaguchi 1998
  Ronald Ludington 1999
  Gladys Hogg 1999
  Dorothy Hamill 2000 Ladies' Singles
  Marina Klimova /
  Sergei Ponomarenko
2000 Ice Dance
  John Nicks 2000 Coach
  Janet Lynn 2001 Ladies' Singles
  Maribel Vinson 2002 Ladies' Singles and Pairs
  Jutta Müller 2004 Coach
  Toller Cranston 2004 [1] Men's Singles
  Midori Ito 2004 [2] Ladies' Singles
  Robin Cousins 2005 Men's Singles
Creative/Professional role
  Tamara Moskvina 2005 Pairs and Ladies' Singles
Coach
  Donald Gilchrist 2005 [3] Non-athletic role
  Kurt Browning 2006 Men's Singles
  Frank Zamboni 2006 Skating Pioneer
  Frank Carroll 2007 Coach
  Tatiana Tarasova 2008 Coach
  Wilhelm Bietak 2009 Creative/Professional role
  Joyce Hisey 2009 Non-athletic role
Judge
  Brian Orser 2009 [4] Men's Singles
Coach
  Nikolai Panin 2009 Special Figures
  Barbara Underhill /
  Paul Martini
2009 [5] Pairs
  Alena Vrzáňová 2009 Ladies' Singles
  Nobuo Satō 2010 [6] Coach
  Michelle Kwan 2012 Ladies' Singles
  Viktor Balck 2013 Non-athletic role
ISU President
  Sjoukje Dijkstra 2013 Ladies' Singles
  Ludowika Eilers-Jakobsson /
  Walter Jakobsson
2013 Pairs
  Denise Biellmann 2014 [7] Ladies' Singles
  Lori Nichol 2014 Choreographer
  Anna Hübler /
  Heinrich Burger *
2014 Pairs
  Friedrich Kachler * 2014 Men's Singles
Non-athletic role
  Sonia Bianchetti Garbato 2015 [8] Non-athletic role
  Artur Dmitriev /
  Natalia Mishkutionok/
  Oksana Kazakova**
2015 Pairs
  Doreen Denny *** 2015 Ice dance
  Eduard Engelmann Jr. *** 2015 Skating pioneer
  June Markham *** 2015 Ice dance
  Henry Eugene Vandervell *** 2015 Skating pioneer
  Sarah Kawahara 2017 [9] Choreographer
  Alexei Mishin 2017 [10] Coach
  Trixi Schuba 2017 Ladies' Singles
  Shen Xue /
  Zhao Hongbo
2017 [11] Pairs
  Alexei Yagudin 2017 Men's Singles
  Vivi-Anne Hultén *** 2017 Ladies' Singles
Coach
  Phyllis Johnson /
  James H. Johnson ***
2017 Pairs
  Werner Rittberger *** 2017 Skating pioneer
  Hans-Rudi Mauch *** 2017 Creative/Professional role

^ * Indicates that they were inducted into the golden category, which considers contributions prior to WWII.
^ ** Dmitriev was inducted with both partners he won Olympic gold with
^ *** Indicates that they were inducted into the legends category, which considers contributions prior to 1960.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cranston inducted into the World Figure Skating Hall" – via The Globe and Mail.
  2. ^ Hasday, Judy (2007). Kristi Yamaguchi. Chelsea House Publications. ISBN 978-0791092880.
  3. ^ "Skate Canada – Skating Community Mourns the Passing of Donald Gilchrist". skatecanada.ca.
  4. ^ "Brian Orser heads list of World Figure Skating Hall of Fame inductees". 13 March 2009.
  5. ^ "The Woman Who's Teaching the NHL How to Skate". psmag.com.
  6. ^ Gallagher, Jack (31 January 2010). "Sato's commitment earns Hall of Fame nomination" – via Japan Times Online.
  7. ^ "Nichol, Biellmann make world figure skating hall". icenetwork.com.
  8. ^ "Dmitriev leads class of eight into World Hall of Fame". icenetwork.com.
  9. ^ "Yagudin, Shen and Zhao headline World HOF class". icenetwork.com.
  10. ^ "Alexei Yagudin and Alexei Mishin elected to the Figure Skating Hall of Fame". russkiymir.ru.
  11. ^ "First Chinese inducted into World Figure Skating Hall of Fame". gbtimes.com.

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