Tenley Albright

Tenley Emma Albright, M.D. (born July 18, 1935 in Newton Centre, Massachusetts) became the first American female skater to win a figure skating Olympic gold medal, at the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy. She also won the U.S. Championships 5 times, from 1952 to 1956; was World Champion in 1953 and 1955; and had been the silver medalist at the 1952 Winter Olympics.