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Famous Jews known for playing Figure skating. These 38 Jewish athletes are an inspiration to every Jew & athlete out there, whether you're a fan of Figure skating or just a fan of great athleticism in general. Personally, I'm a fan of both, which is why I've been building this whole series of lists celebrating famous Jewish athletes.

Sarah Hughes age 32 - Sarah Elizabeth Hughes is an American figure skater. She is the 2002 Olympic Champion and 2001 World bronze medalist in ladies' singles.

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Oksana Baiul age 38 - Oksana Baiul is a Ukrainian former figure skater. She is the 1993 World champion and the 1994 Olympic champion in ladies' singles. Baiul is the first skater to win gold at the Winter Olympics ...more

Sasha Cohen age 31 - Alexandra Pauline "Sasha" Cohen is a U.S. figure skater. She is the 2006 Olympic silver medalist, a three-time World Championship medalist, the 2003 Grand Prix Final Champion, and the ...more

Irina Slutskaya age 38 - Irina Eduardovna Slutskaya is a Russian figure skater. She is a two-time World champion, two-time Olympic medalist, seven-time European Champion, a four-time Grand Prix Final champion and a ...more

Irina Rodnina age 68 - Irina Konstantinovna Rodnina is a Russian politician and figure skater, who is the only pair skater to win 10 successive World Championships and three successive Olympic gold medals. She was ...more

Emily Hughes age 26 - Emily Anne Hughes is an American figure skater. She is the 2007 U.S. National silver medalist and was a member of the 2006 Olympic team. She is a younger sister of Sarah Hughes, the 2002 Olympic ...more

Benjamin Agosto age 33 - Benjamin Alexandro Agosto is an American ice dancer. With partner Tanith Belbin, Agosto is the 2006 Olympic silver medalist, a four-time World medalist, the 2004–2006 Four Continents champion, ...more

Maxim Staviski age 38 - Maxim Staviski is a Russian-born naturalized Bulgarian ice dancer. With partner and fiancée Albena Denkova, he is a two-time World champion, a two-time European silver medalist, and the ...more

Alain Calmat age 75 - Alain Calmat is a French former competitive figure skater, surgeon, and politician. He is the 1964 Olympic silver medalist, the 1965 World champion, the 1962–1964 European champion, and the 1958 ...more

Michael Seibert age 55 - Michael Seibert was an American ice dancer. He competed with Judy Blumberg. The duo won the gold medal at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships five times, captured the bronze medal at the World ...more

Fritzi Burger Died at 89 (1910-1999) - Friederike "Fritzi" Burger was an Austrian figure skater competitive in the late 1920s and early 1930s. She was Jewish.

Melissa Gregory age 36 - Melissa Gregory is an American ice dancer. With partner and husband Denis Petukhov, she is the 2004–2007 U.S. silver medalist.

Jamie Silverstein age 34 - Jamie Silverstein is an American former ice dancer. With Justin Pekarek, she is the 2000 Four Continents bronze medalist, the 1999 World Junior champion, and 2000 U.S. silver medalist. With Ryan ...more

Natalia Gudina age 40 - Natalia Gudina is an Israeli former competitive ice dancer. Representing Israel with husband Alexei Beletski, she placed as high as 14th at the World Championships, as high as 9th at the ...more

Galit Chait age 42 - Galit Chait is an Israeli former competitive ice dancer. She and her partner Sergei Sakhnovski competed internationally for Israel from 1995 to 2006, becoming the 2002 World bronze medalists.

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Michael Shmerkin age 47 - Michael "Misha" Shmerkin is an Israeli former competitive figure skater.

Alexei Beletski age 38 - Alexei Beletski is an Israeli former competitive ice dancer. With his wife Natalia Gudina, he placed as high as 14th at the World Championships, as high as 9th at the European Championships, and ...more

László Szollás Died at 73 (1907-1980) - László Szollás was a Hungarian pair skater. With partner Emília Rotter he won the World Figure Skating Championship four times in five years, and were the 1932 World ...more

Sarah Abitbol age 42 - Sarah Abitbol is a French former pair skater. With partner Stéphane Bernadis, she is the 2000 World bronze medalist.

Ronald Joseph age 73 - Ronald Joseph is an American former pair skater who competed with his sister, Vivian Joseph. They are the 1964 Olympic bronze medalists, 1965 World silver medalists, and 1965 North American

Judy Blumberg age 60 - Judith Ann "Judy" Blumberg is an American former ice dancer. Blumberg was born in Santa Monica, California. She and Michael Seibert won the 1981-1985 U.S. Figure Skating Championships ...more

Vivian Joseph age 69 - Vivian Joseph is an American former pair skater who competed with her brother, Ronald Joseph. They are the 1964 Olympic bronze medalists, 1965 World silver medalists, and 1965 North American ...more

Lily Kronberger Died at 84 (1890-1974) - Lily Kronberger, also spelled Lili Kronberger, was a Hungarian figure skater competitive during the early years of modern figure skating. She was Hungary’s first World Champion.

Aleksandr Gorelik Died at 67 (1945-2012) - Aleksandr Yudaevich Gorelik was a Soviet pair skater. He competed with Tatiana Zhuk. They are the 1965 World bronze medalists and the 1966 and 1968 World silver medalists. At the European Figure ...more

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Louis Rubenstein Died at 70 (1861-1931) - Louis Rubenstein was a Canadian figure skater, sportsman and politician. Rubenstein is considered the "Father of Canadian Figure Skating." After retirement from skating in 1892, ...more

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Tamar Katz age 29 - Tamar Katz is an Israeli former competitive figure skater. She is the 2005, 2007, and 2008 Israeli national champion.

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