Madge Syers

1881 - 1917

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Florence Madeline "Madge" Syers (née Cave, 16 September 1881 – 9 September 1917) was a British figure skater. She became the first woman to compete at the World Figure Skating Championships in 1902 by entering what was previously an all-male event and won the silver medal, which prompted the International Skating Union (ISU) to create a separate ladies' championship. Syers was the winner of the first two ladies' events in 1906 and 1907, and went on to become the Olympic champion at the 1908 Olympics, the first Olympic Games to include figure skating. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Madge Syers has received more than 49,767 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Madge Syers is the 12th most popular skater (down from 11th in 2019), the 2,149th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,831st in 2019) and the most popular British Skater.

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Among skaters, Madge Syers ranks 12 out of 313Before her are Karl Schäfer, Tonya Harding, Katarina Witt, Ivar Ballangrud, Helene Engelmann, and Ondrej Nepela. After her are Lidiya Skoblikova, Ludmila Belousova, Hjalmar Andersen, Charles Jewtraw, Magda Julin, and Oleg Protopopov.

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Among people born in 1881, Madge Syers ranks 95Before her are Alberts Kviesis, Eugène Schueller, Matrona Nikonova, Adolf Hühnlein, Valery Larbaud, and Nuri Killigil. After her are Grigory Kotovsky, Richard C. Tolman, Albert Austin, Pablo Gargallo, Max Weber, and Nasib Yusifbeyli. Among people deceased in 1917, Madge Syers ranks 61Before her are Marian Smoluchowski, Maksim Bahdanovič, Anton Haus, Teresa Carreño, Titu Maiorescu, and Otto Finsch. After her are Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, Ber Borochov, José Enrique Rodó, George Dewey, Frances Xavier Cabrini, and Friedrich Robert Helmert.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Madge Syers ranks 2,149 out of 6,924Before her are John Hughlings Jackson (1835), Chris Squire (1948), Alan Cumming (1965), Agnes Baden-Powell (1858), Penelope Wilton (1946), and Arthur Holmes (1890). After her are George Cruikshank (1792), Elizabeth Garrett Anderson (1836), William Auld (1924), Roger Bannister (1929), Tony Judt (1948), and Allan Holdsworth (1946).

Among SKATERS In United Kingdom

Among skaters born in United Kingdom, Madge Syers ranks 1After her are Edgar Syers (1863), John Curry (1949), Christopher Dean (1958), and Robin Cousins (1957).