The 1961 Nationals Podium Medal placements by Discipline.

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by FSWer, Jan 27, 2011.

  1. FSWer

    FSWer Well-Known Member

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    Say,did history leave us with that? Do we KNOW the final results,in order. As far as WHO placed what in each Discipline? For example...do we know the Gold,Silver and Bronze Medalist for the Pairs. The Gold,Silver,and Bronze Medalist for the Ice-Dance,etc.? BTW. If indeed only the Gold Medalist were headed to Worlds that year, are there any surviving Medalist still alive? Prior to just making the Podium,but NOT getting the Gold? If so,who?
     
  2. Yazmeen

    Yazmeen Well-Known Member

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    FSWer:

    This should answer your question, it lists all the podium placements. The US sent 3 skaters (or pair of skaters) in each of the 4 disciplines. The only medalist who was not lost in the plane crash disaster was Men's bronze medalist Tim Browne, who became ill and was replaced by the 4th place finisher, Doug Ramsay.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1961_United_States_Figure_Skating_Championships

    Hope this helps!

    Yaz
     
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