Tenley Albright

1952 Olympic Gold Medallist
Oslo, Norway

Event 1950/51 1951/52 1952/53 1953/54 1954/55 1955/56
Olympic Games   2nd       1st
World Championships 6th WD 1st 2nd 1st 2nd
North American Championships 3rd   1st   1st  
U.S. Championships 2nd 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st


Born: July 18, 1935, Newton Centre, Massachusetts

Skating Club: Skating Club of Boston

Graduate of The Winsor School in Boston, MA

Began skating at age of nine.

Had poliomyelitis at age eleven.

U.S. National Novice Ladies Champion at age thirteen.

U.S. National Junior Ladies Champion at age fourteen.

1952 - 1956: US. National Champion.

1952 Winter Olympics, Oslo, Norway: Silver Medalist

1953-1955: North American Championships - Gold Medalist

1953: World Champion

1955: World Champion

1956 Olympics, Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy: Gold Medalist

Retired 1956


Graduated Harvard Medical School in 1961, then became surgeon.

Married to: Gerald Blakely


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