Surya Bonaly. Kristi Yamaguchi Silver: Looking back at her win 26 years later, her teammates' rivalry doesn't stick out in her mind. Once, her dress came undone during a championship skate, forcing her to stop her routine.
An undated photo of U. Harding acknowledged the crowd as she came out of her successful triple axel on her way to winning the U.
The hearing occurred in 1994.
And at most meals, Kristi would always have two things sitting at her place. Albertville, France Venue s: Nancy Kerrigan.
Medalists in ladies figure skating smile after receiving their medals Friday, Feb. Trenary was tops in the school figures and with those eliminated from the competition, that hurt her chances.
Even though a lot of our figure skating memories in the '90s revolve around the 1994 Nancy Kerrigan-Tonya Harding drama , it's impossible to forget about Kristi Yamaguchi.
Needless to say, it was.
Yamaguchi had started as a pairs skater, early in her career with Rudy Galindo, and competed at the World Championships in 1990 in both events, rare in this era. Apart from mentoring the 18-year-old, Kristi is looking forward to cheering for Team U. Part of the Network. The day after the attack, a woman called then-Detroit Police Chief Benny Napoleon to report she had heard a recording of four men discussing a plot to injure Nancy Kerrigan.
Suggest a correction. Harding was known for being difficult with coaches and smoked cigarettes even as her struggles with asthma directed sympathetic media attention her way. Kerrigan turned when she heard a man running behind her, she said.
An earlier version of this story said Tonya Harding pleaded to conspiring to hinder the prosecution of Nancy Kerrigan's attackers on March 21, 1984. Tatyana Rachkova. She had been crowned the 1993 women's figure skating champion after winning a bronze medal at the 1992 Winter Olympics. The sums of the factored placements were then used to determine final placement, with the Free Skating being the tiebreaker. Figure Skating Championships in 1994 would be a matchup of raw power vs.
Bonaly placed only sixth in the free and dropped to fifth place overall. A broken skate lace that brought her to tears on the ice. Nancy Kerrigan performs during the women's free skating program Friday, Feb.
After the first six skaters in the free program fell, Yamaguchi skated cleanly, although it was a conservative effort, but it brought her the gold medal.