1897 World Figure Skating Championships

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1897 World Figure Skating Championships
Type: ISU Championship
Date: February 13 – 14
Season: 1897
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Men's singles:
Austria Gustav Hügel
1896 World Championships
1898 World Championships

The World Figure Skating Championships is an annual figure skating competition sanctioned by the International Skating Union in which figure skaters compete for the title of World Champion.

The 1897 competition took place from February 13th to 14th in Stockholm, Sweden. All judges came from the same country – Sweden.

Gustav Hügel won the competition despite a tendon strain. He got this injury when he was training in Hamburg, Germany.



Rank Name Nation Age CF FS Total Points
1 Gustav Hügel  Austria 26 1697 339.4
2 Ulrich Salchow  Sweden 19 1619 323.8
3 Johan Lefstad  Norway 27 1593 318.6
4 Thiodolf Borgh  Sweden 1484 296.8
5 Hugo Carlsson  Sweden 1298 259.6
6 Oscar Holthe  Norway 1285 257.0
WD Gilbert Fuchs  Germany 26 DNS



  • Result List provided by the ISU