Gracie Gold Olympic athlete

Gracie gold

Gracie Gold (born August 17, 1995 in Newton, Massachusetts) is an American figure skater. She is the 2012 World Junior silver medalist and the 2012 U.S. Junior national champion. Gold trains at two rinks in the Chicago area, coached by Alex Ouriashev. Gold was 4th on the novice level at the 2010 U.S. Championships. The next season, she competed on the junior level but finished 6th at the Midwestern Sectionals and failed to qualify for the national championships. After the event, she began preparing for the following season by working to increase her technical content. Gold made her international debut at the Junior Grand Prix in Tallinn, Estonia, winning gold at the event. She then qualified for the 2012 U.S. Championships on the Junior level, where she won both the short and long programs to take the gold medal. Her total of 178.92 points is a record for a junior lady at the U.S. Championships. Gold won gold in all seven of her competitions this season, leading into the U.S. Championships. She then competed at the 2012 World Junior Championships in Minsk, Belarus. Her luggage was delayed for two days but not her skates. Gold won the silver medal at the event.

Personal details

Date of birth
August 17th, 1995
United States of America
Places lived
Springfield , Illinois
pop. 117,006 (2013)
Springfield , Missouri
pop. 164,122 (2013)
Los Angeles , California
pop. 3,884,307 (2013)



Olympic medals

2014 Winter Olympics Sochi

The 2014 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXII Olympic Winter Games, were a major international multi-sport event held in Sochi, Russia, in the tradition of the Winter Olympic Games. The Games were held from 7–23 February 2014, with opening rounds in certain events held on the eve of the opening ceremony, 6 February 2014. Both the Olympics and 2014 Winter Paralympics were organized by the Sochi Organizing Committee. Sochi was selected as the host city in July 2007, during the 119th IOC Session held in Guatemala City. It was the first Olympics in Russia since the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991. The Soviet Union was the host nation for the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. A total of 98 events in 15 winter sport disciplines were held during the Games. A number of new competitions—a total of 12 accounting for gender—were held during the Games, including biathlon mixed relay, women's ski jumping, mixed-team figure skating, mixed-team luge, half-pipe skiing, ski and snowboard slopestyle, and snowboard parallel slalom.

Medal Event Date Location Other medalists
Figure skating – Team figure skating February 6th, 2014 Iceberg Skating Palace


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