Peggy Fleming

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Peggy Gale Fleming[2] (born July 27, 1948) is an American former figure skater.[3] She is the 1968 Olympic Champion in the ladies' singles, being the only American gold medalist at these Games, and a three-time World Champion (1966–1968) in the same event. Fleming has been a television commentator in figure skating for over 20 years, including at several Winter Olympic Games.

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Peggy Fleming
Fleming at a joint Canada–USA event during the 2010 Winter Olympics
Personal information
Country representedFlag_of_the_United_States.svg United States
Born (1948-07-27) July 27, 1948 (age 75)
San Jose, California, U.S.
Height5 ft 4 in (163 cm)[1]
Former coachWilliam Kipp, Carlo Fassi
Skating clubArctic Blades FSC, Lake Arrowhead
Broadmoor Skating Club, Colorado Springs
Medal record
Figure skating: Ladies' singles
Representing the Flag_of_the_United_States.svg United States
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place1968 GrenobleLadies' singles
World Championships
Gold medal – first place1968 GenevaLadies' singles
Gold medal – first place1967 ViennaLadies' singles
Gold medal – first place1966 DavosLadies' singles
Bronze medal – third place1965 Colorado SpringsLadies' singles
North American Championships
Gold medal – first place1967 MontrealLadies' singles
Silver medal – second place1965 RochesterLadies' singles