Beatrix Loughran

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 2
Bronze 1
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameBeatrix Suzetta•Loughran (-Harvey)
Used nameBeatrix•Loughran
Born30 June 1900 in Mount Vernon, New York (USA)
Died7 December 1975 in Long Beach, New York (USA)
AffiliationsSkating Club of New York, New York (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Beatrix Loughran is the only American to have won three Olympic medals in figure skating (two silver, one bronze). In 1924, she was third at the World Championships in the ladies’ singles. In addition, she was the U.S. women’s champion in 1925, 1926 and 1927, and won the U.S. pairs title from 1930 until 1932, partnering with Sherwin Badger. It was with Badger that she won the 1932 Olympic pairs silver medal, and bronze at the 1930 and 1932 World Championships. Later Loughran coached her niece 1936 Olympian Audrey Peppe. In 1997 she was inducted into the U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1924 Winter Olympics Figure Skating (Skating) USA Beatrix Loughran
Singles, Women (Olympic) 2 Silver
1928 Winter Olympics Figure Skating (Skating) USA Beatrix Loughran
Singles, Women (Olympic) 3 Bronze
Pairs, Mixed (Olympic) Sherwin Badger 4
1932 Winter Olympics Figure Skating (Skating) USA Beatrix Loughran
Pairs, Mixed (Olympic) Sherwin Badger 2 Silver

Olympic family relations

Special Notes