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1980 – Born on the 18th of March in Saint Petersburg, Russia. 1994 – He began competing internationally, and won the World Junior Figure Skating Championships. 1998 – Won his first major title at the European Championships leading a Russian sweep of the medals, with Plushenko in second and Alexander Abt in third.          ..

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1965 – She was born on the 3rd day of December this year in Staaken in then-East Germany, just outside of West Berlin, which is today part of Berlin.   1970 – She represented the club SC Karl-Marx-Stadt for the GDR (East Germany). Jutta Müller began coaching her in this year.   1984 – She ..

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1976 – He was born on the 2nd day of August this year in Washington D.C.   1985 – He began skating at the age of nine. He has made nineteen trips to the US Nationals.   1992 – He was second placer in World Junior Championship this year.   1993 – He was the ..

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1957 – Born on the 7th of October in Nottingham, United Kingdom. 1971 – At age 14, Torvill became the British National Pairs Champion with her then-partner, Michael Hutchenson. 1975 – Torvill continued to skate on her own for a while before teaming up with Dean. 1984 – The Torvill and Dean win at the ..

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STOJKO

1972 – Elvis Stojko, born on the 22nd of March in New Market, Ontario. He is a Canadian figure skating world champion. 1991 – At the World Championships, he became the first person to land a quadruple-double jump combination. 1994 – 1998 – He won silver medals at the 94′ Winter Olympics and the 98′ ..

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1979 – She was born on the 9th day of February this year in Moscow, Russia.   1983 – She started skating at the age of four. Zhanna Gromova coached her when she was six. In her career, Slutskaya has won a total of 40 gold medals, 21 silver medals, and 18 bronze medals.   ..

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1928 – Born on the 9th of May in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. 1944 – Scott won the Canadian women’s championship. 1945 – The North American title. 1947 – She became a Canadian national heroine, and dolls were made in her image, when she won the European and world championships. 1948 – She repeated both triumphs. ..

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1977 – Born on the 21st of April    1993 – They were the first Canadian pair to win Worlds since Isabelle Brasseur and Lloyd Eisler, and the first pair to win at a Worlds held in Canada since Barbara Underhill and Paul Martini.   1994 – She won the short program and finished with ..

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1974 – Born on the 22nd of November in Sayabec, Québec. 1992 – Won both the novice and junior titles at the Canadian Championships and placed 7th at Junior Worlds. 1995 – They trained in part with Isabelle Brasseur and Lloyd Eisler, and had their biggest success in when they captured the Canadian silver medal ..

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1969 – Born on the 13th of October in Stoneham, Massachusetts. 1991 – Her first placement at a major international competition was at the World Figure Skating Championships. 1992 – She received a bronze medal in the Winter Olympics, and the silver medal at the World Championships. 1994 – Kerrigan gained considerable notoriety beyond the ..

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