At a glance

22 Oct 1963
180 cm / 75 kg 5'11'' / 165 pounds
Male

Brian Boitano first became known internationally when he won a bronze medal at the 1978 World Junior Championship, followed by Canadian Brian Orser, who placed fourth. It was the first of many times that the two would battle for international medals. Boitano continued to improve and made the US team for the 1984 Winter Olympics, placing fifth. After the retirement of Scott Hamilton, the 1984 gold medalist, the 1985 World Championships were wide open, as skaters attempted to establish themselves as Hamilton’s successor as the top male skater. Aleksandr Fadeyev won the title, with Orser second and Boitano third. But...

Brian in numbers

3
Olympics
Olympics
1
medals
Gold medal:1 Silver medal: Bronze medal:
  • Lillehammer
    Lillehammer 1994
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Lillehammer
    Lillehammer 1994
    • 6
      Figure Skating
      Singles
  • Calgary
    Calgary 1988
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Calgary
    Calgary 1988
    • 1 Gold medal
      Figure Skating
      Singles
  • Sarajevo
    Sarajevo 1984
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Sarajevo
    Sarajevo 1984
    • 5
      Figure Skating
      Singles

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