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7 Aug 1877 Copenhagen, Denmark
Male

Ulrich Salchow was one of the most successful figure skaters of all-time and dominated figure skating in the early 1900s. His name was given to the figure skating jump “Salchow” that he performed for the first time in 1909. He was a specialist of the now defunct compulsories, which accounted for a large percentage of the total marks.

Salchow won 10 World Championships, 1901-05 and 1907-11. He did not compete in the 1906 World Championships that were held in Munich, as he feared that he would not be judged fairly against Gilbert Fuchs of Germany. His 10 titles are still a...

Ulrich in numbers

2
Olympics
Olympics
1
medals
Gold medal:1 Silver medal: Bronze medal:
  • Antwerp
    Antwerp 1920
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Antwerp
    Antwerp 1920
    • 4
      Figure Skating
      Singles
  • London
    London 1908
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    London
    London 1908
    • 1 Gold medal
      Figure Skating
      Singles
    • DNS
      Figure Skating
      Special Figures

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