9.5 in HIGH x 7 in WIDE
(24.13 cm HIGH x 17.78 cm WIDE)
The Oakland Tribune Collection, the Oakland Museum of California. Gift of ANG Newspapers

Oakland Coliseum sports bar, August 1996-1998

Handwritten in pen on the back, "Kristi Yamaguchi holds flowers on victory stand after being awarded gold medal in World Championship of Ice Skating." Clipping from Tribune, Mar. 30, 1992-- "Olympic figure-skating champion Kristi Yamaguchi yesterday became the first American woman to win consecutive world championships since 1968. In competition at the Oakland Coliseum, the 20-year-old from Fremont skated away with the gold medal, American Nancy Kerrigan caputred the silver, and China's Lu Chen earned the bronze. Yamaguchi fell on a triple salchow, costing her any perfect 6.0 marks. But she got 11 5.9s and was first with every judge. And the crowd. Complete coverage in Sports, D-1." Photo shows Yamaguchi wearing her costume and a medal around her neck holding a bouquet of flowers over her head.

Used: Oakland Tribune

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