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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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
skating costume
date made
Yamaguchi, Kristi
Sheehan, Lauren
Physical Description
fabric (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
overall: 69 cm x 35.5 cm; 27 5/32 in x 13 31/32 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Figure skating
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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