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(born 1935), U.S. figure skater. Albright later told reporters, "It made me forget my injury." Woolum, Janet. Wallechinsky, David. Tenley Albright
On 31 December 1962 she married Tudor Gardiner, a lawyer. Take a minute to check out all the enhancements! Albright had two dreams, to be a champion figure skater and to become a doctor.
She was in the infectious disease hospital Haynes Memorial in Allston, MA, in isolation for a couple months and when she got out she was very weak. Albright made United States figure skating history in 1953 when she became the first woman from the United States to be crowned world champion. A favorite to win at the 1956 Olympics in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy, Albright fell during training shortly before the start of the games and injured her ankle. We hope you and your family enjoy the NEW Britannica Kids. A member of the Sports Medicine Committee of the U.S. Olympic Committee, she in 1979 became the first woman officer of the U.S. Olympic Committee.
She put on her first pair of skates when she was six years old and, at eight, began to learn figure skating. Wallechinsky, David.
Albright is also a graduate of Harvard Medical School. She made her first Olympic appearance in 1952, winning the silver medal behind Jeannette Altwegg. Buchanan, Ian, and Mallon, Bill. That was a little hard. Albright was married to Tudor Gardiner, a lawyer, from 1962 to 1976.
And Ice Chips was what got me interested in skating. .
They were hockey skates – what a disappointment. She married former Ritz-Carlton hotel owner Gerald Blakeley in 1981. Just two years later, she entered and won the U.S. Eastern Junior Championship. Albright, the daughter of Hollis L. Albright, a general surgeon and teacher, and Elin M. Peterson Albright, a homemaker, grew up in Newton Centre, Massachusetts. After 23 years of being on call every other night and every other weekend, Tenley turned to health advocacy and research. , CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, International Women's Sports Hall of Fame, "10 women honored at Hall of Fame induction", "World Figure Skating Championships Results: Ladies Medalists", "Sports Illustrated for Women: 100 Greatest Female Athletes", "Biography and Video Interview of Tenley Albright", "Golden Plate Awardees of the American Academy of Achievement", "Skate Canada Results Book – Volume 1 – 1896 – 1973", Olympic champions in figure skating – Ladies' singles, World champions in figure skating – Ladies' singles, North American champions in figure skating – Ladies' singles, United States national champions in figure skating – Ladies' singles, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Tenley_Albright&oldid=984434587, Figure skaters at the 1952 Winter Olympics, Figure skaters at the 1956 Winter Olympics, Olympic figure skaters of the United States, Olympic gold medalists for the United States in figure skating, Olympic silver medalists for the United States in figure skating, World Figure Skating Championships medalists, Short description is different from Wikidata, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 20 October 2020, at 02:24. Great Women Athletes of the 20th Century (McFarland, 1991). And not only Ice Chips, but after I had polio, skating was my rehab.