Michael Booker (figure skater)

Michael Booker
Personal information
Full name Michael Robert Booker
Country represented United Kingdom
Born (1937-04-16) 16 April 1937 (age 83)
Islington, England
Retired 1958

Michael Robert Booker (born 16 April 1937)[1] is a British former figure skater who competed in men's singles. He is a three-time European medalist (silver in 1955 and 1956, bronze in 1957) and a six-time British national champion. Booker placed sixth at the 1956 Winter Olympics and fifth at the 1956 World Championships.[2]

Results

International
Event 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958
Winter Olympics 6th
World Championships 9th 6th 6th 5th 10th 8th
European Championships 4th 4th 2nd 2nd 3rd 4th
National
British Championships 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st

References

  1. ^ "Michael Booker". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020.
  2. ^ London Calling, Issues 844–852, 1956, p. 59, Our men skaters are not of quite such high standard, though, if Michael Booker is at his best, he may gain a bronze medal.


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