Tenley Albright
Tenley Albright

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Name: Tenley Albright
Occupation: Figure Skater
Gender: Female
Birth Day: July 18, 1935
Age: 85
Country: United States
Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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Tenley Albright

Tenley Albright was born on July 18, 1935 in United States (85 years old). Tenley Albright is a Figure Skater, zodiac sign: Cancer. Find out Tenley Albrightnet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.

Trivia

She won gold at the 1953 and 1955 World Championships.

Net Worth

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Before Fame

She grew up and learned to skate in Newton Centre, Massachusetts.

Biography Timeline

1953

Albright won the silver medal at the 1952 Olympics. She won her first World title in 1953, silver in 1954, a second gold medal in 1955, and her fourth medal, silver, in 1956. In 1955 she recorded a triple— winning the US, North American and World Championships that year. She managed to do this while enrolled as a full-time pre-med student at Radcliffe College.

A graduate of The Winsor School in Boston, Albright entered Radcliffe College in 1953 as a pre-med student, and focused on completing her education after the 1956 Olympics. She graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1961 at the age of 24, went on to become a surgeon, and she practiced for 23 years, continuing as a faculty member and lecturer at Harvard Medical School. For a while, she chaired the Board of Regents of the National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. As a director, she has served both not-for-profits such as The Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and for-profit enterprises such as West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., and State Street Bank and Trust Company. She is currently the Director of the MIT Collaborative Initiatives.

1956

She won the US National Junior Championship at the age of 14, and then won five consecutive national titles starting at age 16. In 1956, while training for the Olympics, Albright fell due to a rut in the ice and cut her right ankle joint to the bone with her left skate. The cut was stitched by her father, a surgeon. At the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, she became the first American female skater to win an Olympic gold medal.

1976

In 1976 she served as the chief physician for the US Winter Olympic team. The American Academy of Achievement presented her with a Golden Plate Award in 1976. Her accomplishments earned her an induction into the International Women's Sports Hall of Fame in 1983.

1981

Tenley Albright was born to Hollis Albright, a prominent Boston surgeon. Albright was married to Tudor Gardiner, a lawyer, from 1962 to 1976. In 1981 she married former Ritz-Carlton hotel owner Gerald Blakeley, who shares her association with Woods Hole and is chair of The Morehouse School of Medicine.

1982

Albright retired from competitive skating after 1956 but remained attached to figure skating as a sports functionary. In 1982 she became a vice president of the U.S. Olympic Committee.

Family Life

Tenley married former Ritz-Carlton hotel owner Gerald Blakeley in 1981.

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Currently, Tenley Albright is 86 years, 4 months and 12 days old. Tenley Albright will celebrate 87th birthday on a Monday 18th of July 2022. Below we countdown to Tenley Albright upcoming birthday.

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