1972 Prague Skate

The 1972 Prague Skate was a senior international figure skating competition held 11–12 November 1972 in Czechoslovakia. Medals were awarded in the disciplines of men's singles and ladies' singles. Gold in both categories went to skaters from the United States. Future Olympic champion Dorothy Hamill won the ladies' title ahead of West Germany's Gerti Schanderl and Canada's Daria Prychun. Gordon McKellen took the men's title while Zdeněk Pazdírek of Czechoslovakia and Jacques Mrozek of France took silver and bronze, respectively.

1972 Prague Skate
Date:November 11 – 12
Season:1972–1973
Location:Prague, Czechoslovakia
Champions
Men's singles:
 Dorothy Hamill (USA)
Ladies' singles:
 Gordon McKellen (USA)
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Results

Men

Rank Name Nation
1 Gordon McKellen  United States
2 Zdenek Pazdirek  Czechoslovakia
3 Jacques Mrozek  France
4 Frantisek Pechar  Czechoslovakia
5 Bernd Wunderlich  East Germany
6 Daniel Höner   Switzerland
7 Peter Augustovic  Czechoslovakia
8 Igor Bobrin  Soviet Union
...

Ladies

Rank Name Nation
1 Dorothy Hamill  United States
2 Gerti Schanderl  West Germany
3 Daria Prychun  Canada
4 Karin Iten   Switzerland
5 Steffi Knoll  East Germany
6 Jennifer Bartley  United Kingdom
7 Ludmila Bezakova  Czechoslovakia
8 Zdenka Fiuraskova  Czechoslovakia
9 Liliana Rehakova  Czechoslovakia
10 Annemarie Verlaan  Netherlands
...

References

Rude Pravo Archiv, 13.11.1972, Page 8

1971 Prague Skate

The 1971 Prague Skate was a senior international figure skating competition held 13–14 November 1971 in Czechoslovakia. Medals were awarded in the disciplines of men's and ladies' singles. Italian national champion Stefano Bargauan won the men's title ahead of Czechoslovakia's Zdeněk Pazdírek and Swiss champion Daniel Höner. After finishing 12th a year earlier, Hana Knapová took gold in the ladies' event, defeating future Olympic champion Anett Pötzsch of East Germany and Switzerland's Karin Iten.

Bernd Wunderlich (figure skater)

Bernd Wunderlich is a German former competitive figure skater who represented East Germany. He won the 1973 Friendship Cup in Bucharest and the 1975 East German national title. A competitor at three European Championships and three World Championships, he achieved his best result, seventh, at the 1975 Europeans in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was coached by Inge Wischnewski and represented SC Dynamo Berlin.

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