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Ginny Baxter

Full name: Virginia Day "Ginny" Baxter (-McKendrick, -Newman)
Gender: Female
Born: December 3, 1932 in Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: December 18, 2014
Affiliations: Detroit Skating Club, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Figure Skating

Biography

Ginny Baxter represented the Detroit Skating Club and attended Michigan State University. In 1949-51 she won three bronze medals at the US Figure Skating Championships. Baxter competed at the Worlds in 1949, 1950, and 1952, finishing seventh in 1949-50, and winning a bronze medal in 1952. At the 1952 Winter Olympics, Baxter finished fifth, but was ranked first in the free skating phase of the competition. After the Oslo Olympics, she turned professional, skating with the Ice Capades for a few years, in the Land of Lollipops Show. She was later given a letter sweater by Michigan State, the first female to receive one from the Spartans.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Figure Skating Women's Singles United States USA 5

Women's Singles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank MP TO TP RP O CFP FSP FSS
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Figure Skating United States Final Standings 5 5×5+ 50.0 1,369.9 152.211
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Figure Skating United States Final Standings Judge #1 5 153.9 5.0 86.1 67.8
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Figure Skating United States Final Standings Judge #2 4 159.3 4.0 90.3 69.0
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Figure Skating United States Final Standings Judge #3 7 147.5 7.0 83.9 63.6
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Figure Skating United States Final Standings Judge #4 9 143.3 9.0 82.1 61.2
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Figure Skating United States Final Standings Judge #5 5 155.7 5.0 87.9 67.8
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Figure Skating United States Final Standings Judge #6 6 150.5 6.0 82.7 67.8
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Figure Skating United States Final Standings Judge #7 7 147.8 7.0 82.4 65.4
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Figure Skating United States Final Standings Judge #8 3 157.2 3.0 89.4 67.8
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Figure Skating United States Final Standings Judge #9 4 154.7 4.0 86.3 68.4
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Figure Skating United States Compulsory Figures 8 5×8+ 70.5 771.1
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Figure Skating United States Compulsory Figures Judge #1 7 86.1 7.0
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Figure Skating United States Compulsory Figures Judge #2 6 90.3 6.0
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Figure Skating United States Compulsory Figures Judge #3 9 83.9 9.0
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Figure Skating United States Compulsory Figures Judge #4 12 82.1 12.0
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Figure Skating United States Compulsory Figures Judge #5 5 87.9 5.0
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Figure Skating United States Compulsory Figures Judge #6 8 82.7 8.0
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Figure Skating United States Compulsory Figures Judge #7 11 82.4 11.0
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Figure Skating United States Compulsory Figures Judge #8 4 89.4 4.0
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Figure Skating United States Compulsory Figures Judge #9 8T 86.3 8.5
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Figure Skating United States Free Skating 1 5×1+ 18.0 598.8
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Figure Skating United States Free Skating Judge #1 1 67.8 1.0 11.3
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Figure Skating United States Free Skating Judge #2 1 69.0 1.0 11.5
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Figure Skating United States Free Skating Judge #3 4 63.6 4.0 10.6
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Figure Skating United States Free Skating Judge #4 4 61.2 4.0 10.2
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Figure Skating United States Free Skating Judge #5 1 67.8 1.0 11.3
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Figure Skating United States Free Skating Judge #6 1 67.8 1.0 11.3
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Figure Skating United States Free Skating Judge #7 3 65.4 3.0 10.9
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Figure Skating United States Free Skating Judge #8 1 67.8 1.0 11.3
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Figure Skating United States Free Skating Judge #9 2 68.4 2.0 11.4
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