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1996-97 Figure Skating World Championships

World Championships

at Lausanne, Switzerland (Mar. 16–23)

Men's — 1. Elivs Stojko, Canada; 2. Todd Eldredge, USA; 3. Alexei Yagudin, Russia
Women's — 1. Tara Lipinski, USA; 2. Michelle Kwan, USA; 3. Vanessa Gusmeroli, France
Pairs — 1. Mandy Wotzel & Ingo Steuer, Germany; 2. Marina Eltsova & Andrey Bushkov, Russia; 3. Oksana Kasakova & Arthur Dmitriev, Russia
Ice Dance — 1. Oksana Gritschuk & Evgeny Platov, Russia; 2. Anjelika Krylova & Oleg Ovsiannikov, Russia; 3. Shae-Lynn Bourne & Victor Kraatz, Canada

U.S. Championships

at Nashville, Tenn. (Feb. 6-15)

Men's Todd Eldredge, Chatham, Mass.
Women's Tara Lipinski, Sugarland, Texas
Pairs Kyoko Ina, Guttenburg, N.Y.
& Jason Dungjen, Goshin, N.Y.
Ice Dance Elizabeth Punsalan,
Sheffield Lake, Ohio & Jerod
Swallow, Northville, Mich.

European Championships

at Paris (Jan. 20-26)

Men's Alexei Urmanov, Russia
Women's Irina Slutskaya, Russia
Pairs Marina Eltsova
& Artur Dmitriev, Russia
Ice Dance Oksana Grishuk
& Yevgeny Platov, Russia

 

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