At a glance

10 Jun 1982 Philadelphia, United States of America
147 cm / 36 kg 4'10'' / 79 pounds
Female

Tara Lipinski started out as a roller skater, but started figure skating by the time she was six. In 1995 she was second at the US Junior Figure Skating Championships, and placed fourth that year at the World Juniors, aged only 12. In 1996 she disappointed somewhat, placing fifth at the World Juniors. But in 1996 she moved up to the senior level, and was third at the US Championships, qualifying her for the World team. In 1996, the International Skating Union raised the minimum age for World Championship competition to 15, but Lipinski was grandfathered in, placing 15th. Lipinski’s...

Tara in numbers

1
Olympics
Olympics
1
medals
Gold medal:1 Silver medal: Bronze medal:
  • Nagano
    Nagano 1998
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Nagano
    Nagano 1998
    • 1 Gold medal
      Figure Skating
      Singles

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