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Karol Kennedy

Karol Estelle Kennedy Kucher (February 14, 1932, in Shelton, Washington – June 25, 2004, in Seattle, Washington) was an American pair skater. With her brother, Peter, she won five U.S. Championship titles from 1948 to 1952. Known as "The Kennedy Kids," they won the World Championship in 1950, and the silver medal in the 1952 Winter Olympics.

Competitive highlights

(all with Peter)

Event 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952
Winter Olympic Games 6th 2nd
World Championships 2nd 4th 2nd 1st 2nd 2nd
North American Championships 3rd 1st 1st
U.S. Championships 2nd 2nd 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st


Note: Peter Kennedy has also been credited as Michael Kennedy

  • GoldenSkate: North American Figure Skating Championships: List of Champions
  • Skatabase: 1948 Winter Olympics: Pairs Results
  • Skatabase: 1952 Winter Olympics: Pairs Results
  • Skatabase: 1940s Worlds: Pairs Results
  • Skatabase: 1950s Worlds: Pairs Results
  • Obituary from the USFSA


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