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Ingrid Turković-Wendl (born Ingrid Wendl on May 17, 1940 in Vienna) is an Austrian figure skater, television announcer, and political figure. She has been an Austria delegate to the National Council of Austria since 2002.

Turković-Wendl is the 1956 and 1958 European Figure Skating Championships gold medalist, and the 1956 Winter Olympics bronze medalist in ladies' figure skating. Among her contemporaries were fellow Austrians Hanna Eigel and Hanna Walter. Wendl later became a professional skater and performed in the Viennese Ice Revue and Ice Capades. She retired from the sport in 1971.

In 1972 she began working for ORF (broadcaster), the national Austrian public service broadcaster. She retired from broadcasting in 2000. Turković-Wendl was elected to the National Council of Austria in November 2002.

She is married to Bassoonist Milan Turković.

Competitive highlightsEdit

Event 1956 1957 1958
Winter Olympic Games 3rd
World Championships 3rd 3rd 2nd
European Figure Skating Championships 1st 2nd 1st

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