Question: Who was the second female figure skater to win a gold medal?

East Germanys Katarina Witt won the 1988 ladies singles gold medal, becoming the second female figure skater to win back-to-back Olympic titles. Yuna Kim won the ladies title in 2010 with world record scores for the short program, free skating and overall total.

What does Sarah Hughes do now?

Since attending Penn Law School, Hughes has worked in the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of New York and served as a summer associate at Proskauer Rose LLP. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Womens Sports Foundation.

Who did Sarah Hughes beat?

Hughes and Slutskaya finshed with 3.0 factored placements after both programs. By virtue of the 1.0 factored placement in the free program, Hughes wins the gold. And Kwan is a far more accomplished skater now, with four world and six U.S. titles.

What happened Sonja Henning?

Sonja Henie, blonde Norwegian figure skater who dominated the rink for a decade and then skated her way to a second fabulous career in films, died Sunday of leukemia. She was 57. Miss Henie, ill for the past nine months, died aboard an ambulance plane from Paris to her native Oslo, only minutes before landing.

Where is Sarah Hughes from?

Great Neck, New York, United States Sarah Hughes/Place of birth

Who won the 2002 Womens Figure Skating Olympics?

Sarah Hughes MedalistsEventGoldSilverLadies singlesSarah Hughes United StatesIrina Slutskaya RussiaPair skatingElena Berezhnaya and Anton Sikharulidze (RUS)shared goldJamie Salé and David Pelletier (CAN)Ice danceMarina Anissina and Gwendal Peizerat (FRA)Irina Lobacheva and Ilia Averbukh (RUS)1 more row

Who was the best female figure skater?

Michelle Wingshan Kwan (born July 7, 1980) is an American retired figure skater. She is a two-time Olympic medalist (silver in 1998, bronze in 2002), a five-time World champion (1996, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2003) and a nine-time U.S. champion (1996, 1998–2005) .Michelle KwanFree skate113.98 2005 Worldsshow Medal record15 more rows

Did Michelle Kwan win an Olympic medal?

Michelle Kwan was one of the best figure skaters of the post-school figure era, but one who was unable to win an elusive Olympic gold medal. She first competed at the World Championships in 1994, finishing eighth, after winning the World Juniors that year.

When did Sarah Hughes won gold?

2002 2002 Olympics: Sarah Hughes dazzles to win gold in Salt Lake | NBC Sports.

Who was Sonja Henie married to?

Niels Onstadm. 1956–1969 Winthrop Gardnerm. 1949–1956Dan Toppingm. 1940–1946 Sonja Henie/Spouse

How old is Sarah Hughes?

36 years (May 2, 1985) Sarah Hughes/Age

How many gold medals did Australia win at the 2002 Winter Olympics?

two Australia at these Games Australia sent a team of 27 athletes to the 2002 Winter Olympics – the Games that rocked a nation when two extraordinary gold medals were won.

Who won 2002 Figure Skating Olympics?

MedalistsEventGoldSilverLadies singlesSarah Hughes United StatesIrina Slutskaya RussiaPair skatingElena Berezhnaya and Anton Sikharulidze (RUS)shared goldJamie Salé and David Pelletier (CAN)Ice danceMarina Anissina and Gwendal Peizerat (FRA)Irina Lobacheva and Ilia Averbukh (RUS)1 more row

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