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YvonneShermanRobertSwenning1948Olympics

Yvonne Sherman and Robert Swenning at the 1948 Olympics.

Yvonne C. Sherman Tutt (May 3, 1930 – February 2, 2005 in Colorado Springs, CO) was an American Figure skater. She won the gold medal at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships twice in ladies' Single skating and once in Pair skating with partner Robert Swenning. Sherman competed in both disciplines in the 1948 Winter Olympics.

After her competitive career ended, Sherman became a skating judge at both the United States and World levels. She married William Thayer Tutt, who became instrumental in relocating the U.S. Figure Skating headquarters and the World Figure Skating Museum and World Figure Skating Hall of Fame to Colorado Springs in 1979.

She was inducted into the United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame in 1991.

Competitive highlightsEdit

SinglesEdit

Event/Season 1947 1948 1949 1950
U.S. Championships 1st J. 2nd 1st 1st
North American Championships 3rd - 1st -
World Championships - 6th 2nd 3rd
Winter Olympics - 6th - -

PairsEdit

(with Swenning)

Event/Season 1947 1948
U.S. Championships 1st 2nd
North American Championships 2nd -
World Championships - 5th
Winter Olympics - 4th


ReferencesEdit

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