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Ice Skating Costume, worn by Kristi Yamaguchi

Ice Skating Costume, worn by Kristi Yamaguchi

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Description (Brief)
Costume worn by American figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi (b. 1971) as a member of the "Stars on Ice" tour, with whom she performed from 1992 - 2002..
Yamaguchi, a native Californian, became the first Asian American woman to win a gold medal in Olympic competition when she finished first in women's singles at the 1992 winter games (Albertville, Canada.)
The skater also won two World Figure Skating Championships (1991 & 1992.) She was also an accomplished pairs skater, winning two U.S. championships with partner Rudy Galindo in 1989 and 1990.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
costume
skating costume
date made
1990s
user
Yamaguchi, Kristi
maker
Sheehan, Lauren
Physical Description
fabric (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 69 cm x 35.5 cm; 27 5/32 in x 13 31/32 in
ID Number
2003.0165.01
accession number
2003.0165
catalog number
2003.0165.01
subject
Figure skating
Sports
Professional
Women
Asian Pacific American
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Highlights from the Culture and the Arts Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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