1898 World Figure Skating Championships

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1898 World Figure Skating Championships
Type: ISU Championship
Date: February 15
Season: 1898
Location: London, United Kingdom
Men's singles:
Sweden Henning Grenander
1897 World Championships
1899 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 1898 competition took place on February 15th in London, United Kingdom.

According to the results of the championship, Gustav Hügel and Gilbert Fuchs filed a protest against the biased refereeing. Judges Adams, Jenkin, and von Rosen in their opinion strongly overestimate the Swede, vyvev it in the first place. In protest, they demanded to deprive Henning Grenander title. Protest organizers considered and rejected as not substantiated. After this scandal, Grenander left figure skating and in the official competition is no longer performed.



Rank Name Nation Age CF FS Total Points Places
1 Henning Grenander  Sweden 24 3 892 1 531 1423 237.1 10
2 Gustav Hügel  Austria 27 1 973 2 401 1374 229.0 13
3 Gilbert Fuchs  Germany 27 2 953 3 392 1345 224.1 13
4 H. C. Holt  United Kingdom 4 181 4 198 379 63.1 24
WD Lars Wiik  Sweden DNF



  • Result List provided by the ISU
  • ALLGEMEINE SPORT-ZEITUNG. (27 February 1898. №196)