1927 World Figure Skating Championships

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1927 World Figure Skating Championships
Type: ISU Championship
Season: 1927
Location: Davos, Switzerland (men)
Oslo, Norway (ladies)
Vienna, Austria (pairs)
Champions
Men's singles:
Austria Willy Böckl
Ladies' singles:
Norway Sonja Henie
Pair skating:
Austria Herma Szabo / Ludwig Wrede
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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 1927 men competitions took place from February 5th to 6th in Davos, Switzerland. The 1927 ladies competitions took place from February 19th to 20th in Oslo, Norway. The 1927 pairs competitions took place from February 22nd to 23rd in Vienna, Austria.

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Rank Name Nation Places
1 Willy Böckl  Austria 11
2 Otto Preißecker  Austria 15
3 Karl Schäfer  Austria 24
4 Georges Gautschi   Switzerland 26
5 John F. Page  United Kingdom 30
6 Ludwig Wrede  Austria 42
7 Herbert Haertel  Germany 48
8 Jean Henrion  France 56

Judges:

Ladies[edit]

Szabo retired after she was defeated by Sonja Henie of Norway. This result was controversial because the judging panel consisted of three Norwegians, a German, and an Austrian. The three Norwegian judges placed Henie first, while the German and Austrian judges placed Szabo first.[1][2]

Rank Name Nation judge 1 judge 2 judge 3 judge 4 judge 5 Places
1 Sonja Henie  Norway 1 1 1 2 2 7
2 Herma Plank-Szabo  Austria 2 2 2 1 1 8
3 Karen Simensen  Norway 3 3 3 4 4 17
4 Ellen Brockhöft  Germany 4 4 4 3 3 18

Judges:

Pairs[edit]

Rank Name Nation Places
1 Herma Plank-Szabo / Ludwig Wrede  Austria 6.5
2 Lilly Scholz / Otto Kaiser  Austria 9
3 Else Hoppe / Oscar Hoppe  Czechoslovakia 14.5
4 Hansi Eissert / Georg Pamperl  Austria 20

Judges:

References[edit]

Sources[edit]

  • Result List provided by the ISU