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Janet Lynn

Full name: Janet Lynn (Nowicki-, -Salomon)
Gender: Female
Height: 5'2" (158 cm)
Weight: 108 lbs (49 kg)
Born: April 6, 1953 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Wagon Wheel Figure Skating Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Figure Skating

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

When she began winning figure skating championships, the Nowicki family figured that dropping the last name would give Janet Lynn better marquee value. As Janet Lynn, she went on to become one of the world’s most popular free skaters – one with an up and down career. Janet Lynn had no peer as a free skater, and some people still consider her the most dominant free skater ever. But in her competitive days, school figures were so heavily weighted that her weak performance in those always kept her from winning a world championship and an Olympic gold medal. She did manage five U.S. (1969-73) titles, but when her free skating routines drove crowds into frenzies, the figure skating authorities decided it was time to change the rules. They did, but too late for Janet who by then had turned professional. In 1973 Janet Lynn signed a huge contract with the Ice Follies but her career was a short one. She began to have poorly explained respiratory problems and would be unable to finish her routines, forcing her retirement. In 1975 she married and had children, but in 1980 judged a professional skating show. Her problem was diagnosed as allergies – now under better control – and she was inspired to try again. She did return briefly to professional ice shows and competitions.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Winter 14 Grenoble Figure Skating Women's Singles United States USA 9
1972 Winter 18 Sapporo Figure Skating Women's Singles United States USA 3 Bronze

Women's Singles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank MP TOOM TO TP O CFP FSP FSS AI TM
1968 Winter 14 Grenoble Figure Skating United States Final Standings 9 6×10+ 55.0 90.0 1,698.7
1968 Winter 14 Grenoble Figure Skating United States Final Standings Judge #1 10 187.0 10.0 94.2 92.8
1968 Winter 14 Grenoble Figure Skating United States Final Standings Judge #2 10 189.5 10.0 93.2 96.3
1968 Winter 14 Grenoble Figure Skating United States Final Standings Judge #3 12 186.9 12.0 94.1 92.8
1968 Winter 14 Grenoble Figure Skating United States Final Standings Judge #4 10 190.3 10.0 91.4 98.9
1968 Winter 14 Grenoble Figure Skating United States Final Standings Judge #5 10 187.3 10.0 89.3 98.0
1968 Winter 14 Grenoble Figure Skating United States Final Standings Judge #6 10 190.2 10.0 93.9 96.3
1968 Winter 14 Grenoble Figure Skating United States Final Standings Judge #7 9 190.0 9.0 93.7 96.3
1968 Winter 14 Grenoble Figure Skating United States Final Standings Judge #8 7 191.3 7.0 96.7 94.6
1968 Winter 14 Grenoble Figure Skating United States Final Standings Judge #9 12 186.2 12.0 94.2 92.0
1968 Winter 14 Grenoble Figure Skating United States Compulsory Figures 14 5×14+ 63.0 135.0 840.7
1968 Winter 14 Grenoble Figure Skating United States Compulsory Figures Judge #1 12 94.2 12.0
1968 Winter 14 Grenoble Figure Skating United States Compulsory Figures Judge #2 18 93.2 18.0
1968 Winter 14 Grenoble Figure Skating United States Compulsory Figures Judge #3 14 94.1 14.0
1968 Winter 14 Grenoble Figure Skating United States Compulsory Figures Judge #4 20 91.4 20.0
1968 Winter 14 Grenoble Figure Skating United States Compulsory Figures Judge #5 19 89.3 19.0
1968 Winter 14 Grenoble Figure Skating United States Compulsory Figures Judge #6 14 93.9 14.0
1968 Winter 14 Grenoble Figure Skating United States Compulsory Figures Judge #7 14T 93.7 15.0
1968 Winter 14 Grenoble Figure Skating United States Compulsory Figures Judge #8 10 96.7 10.0
1968 Winter 14 Grenoble Figure Skating United States Compulsory Figures Judge #9 13 94.2 13.0
1968 Winter 14 Grenoble Figure Skating United States Free Skating 6 6×6+ 30.0 59.0 858.0
1968 Winter 14 Grenoble Figure Skating United States Free Skating Judge #1 8 92.8 8.0 10.8 5.4 5.4
1968 Winter 14 Grenoble Figure Skating United States Free Skating Judge #2 5 96.3 5.0 11.2 5.6 5.6
1968 Winter 14 Grenoble Figure Skating United States Free Skating Judge #3 10 92.8 10.0 10.8 5.4 5.4
1968 Winter 14 Grenoble Figure Skating United States Free Skating Judge #4 3T 98.9 3.5 11.5 5.8 5.7
1968 Winter 14 Grenoble Figure Skating United States Free Skating Judge #5 5 98.0 5.0 11.4 5.7 5.7
1968 Winter 14 Grenoble Figure Skating United States Free Skating Judge #6 6 96.3 6.0 11.2 5.6 5.6
1968 Winter 14 Grenoble Figure Skating United States Free Skating Judge #7 5 96.3 5.0 11.2 5.6 5.6
1968 Winter 14 Grenoble Figure Skating United States Free Skating Judge #8 5T 94.6 5.5 11.0 5.5 5.5
1968 Winter 14 Grenoble Figure Skating United States Free Skating Judge #9 10T 92.0 11.0 10.7 5.4 5.3
1972 Winter 18 Sapporo Figure Skating United States Final Standings 3 8×3+ 23.0 27.0 2,663.1
1972 Winter 18 Sapporo Figure Skating United States Final Standings Judge #1 3 294.9 3.0 117.9 177.0
1972 Winter 18 Sapporo Figure Skating United States Final Standings Judge #2 3 297.5 3.0 120.5 177.0
1972 Winter 18 Sapporo Figure Skating United States Final Standings Judge #3 3 294.9 3.0 119.4 175.5
1972 Winter 18 Sapporo Figure Skating United States Final Standings Judge #4 3 295.5 3.0 117.0 178.5
1972 Winter 18 Sapporo Figure Skating United States Final Standings Judge #5 3 294.3 3.0 117.3 177.0
1972 Winter 18 Sapporo Figure Skating United States Final Standings Judge #6 3 294.8 3.0 120.8 174.0
1972 Winter 18 Sapporo Figure Skating United States Final Standings Judge #7 3 299.2 3.0 122.2 177.0
1972 Winter 18 Sapporo Figure Skating United States Final Standings Judge #8 2 299.5 2.0 124.0 175.5
1972 Winter 18 Sapporo Figure Skating United States Final Standings Judge #9 4 292.5 4.0 115.5 177.0
1972 Winter 18 Sapporo Figure Skating United States Compulsory Figures 4 5×4+ 17.5 44.5 1,074.6
1972 Winter 18 Sapporo Figure Skating United States Compulsory Figures Judge #1 6 117.9 6.0
1972 Winter 18 Sapporo Figure Skating United States Compulsory Figures Judge #2 4 120.5 4.0
1972 Winter 18 Sapporo Figure Skating United States Compulsory Figures Judge #3 4 119.4 4.0
1972 Winter 18 Sapporo Figure Skating United States Compulsory Figures Judge #4 7 117.0 7.0
1972 Winter 18 Sapporo Figure Skating United States Compulsory Figures Judge #5 7 117.3 7.0
1972 Winter 18 Sapporo Figure Skating United States Compulsory Figures Judge #6 4 120.8 4.0
1972 Winter 18 Sapporo Figure Skating United States Compulsory Figures Judge #7 3 122.2 3.0
1972 Winter 18 Sapporo Figure Skating United States Compulsory Figures Judge #8 2T 124.0 2.5
1972 Winter 18 Sapporo Figure Skating United States Compulsory Figures Judge #9 7 115.5 7.0
1972 Winter 18 Sapporo Figure Skating United States Free Skating 1 6×1+ 6.0 12.0 1,588.5
1972 Winter 18 Sapporo Figure Skating United States Free Skating Judge #1 1 177.0 1.0 11.8 5.9 5.9
1972 Winter 18 Sapporo Figure Skating United States Free Skating Judge #2 1 177.0 1.0 11.8 5.9 5.9
1972 Winter 18 Sapporo Figure Skating United States Free Skating Judge #3 2 175.5 2.0 11.7 5.8 5.9
1972 Winter 18 Sapporo Figure Skating United States Free Skating Judge #4 1 178.5 1.0 11.9 5.9 6.0
1972 Winter 18 Sapporo Figure Skating United States Free Skating Judge #5 1 177.0 1.0 11.8 5.9 5.9
1972 Winter 18 Sapporo Figure Skating United States Free Skating Judge #6 2 174.0 2.0 11.6 5.8 5.8
1972 Winter 18 Sapporo Figure Skating United States Free Skating Judge #7 1 177.0 1.0 11.8 5.9 5.9
1972 Winter 18 Sapporo Figure Skating United States Free Skating Judge #8 2 175.5 2.0 11.7 5.9 5.8
1972 Winter 18 Sapporo Figure Skating United States Free Skating Judge #9 1 177.0 1.0 11.8 5.9 5.9