John Curry
Figure skating

John Curry

Figure skating

  • Event Men's Singles
  • Date of Birth 09/09/1949
  • Born Birmingham


John Curry became a British figure skating legend when he won gold in the men's singles competition at the Innsbruck 1976 Olympic Winter Games, having been the Team GB flag bearer at the Opening Ceremony.

Famous for combining ballet and modern dance influences into his skating, John made his Olympic debut four years prior to his triumph; at the Sapporo 1972 Games where he finished tenth.

As a result of his successes, he was voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year 1976. Tragically he died at the age of 44 in 1994.

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