Beatrix Loughran on right, with fellow 1924 Olympic medalists Herma Planck-Szabo (left) and Ethel Muckelt (center).

Beatrix S. Loughran was an American who competed in singles and pairs skating. She is the only American to win three Olympic medals in figure skating (1924, 1928, 1932). She is a six-time National champion (1925–1927 in singles, 1930–1932 in pairs). Her pairs partner was Sherwin Badger.

She was the aunt of three-time national medalist Audrey Peppe.[1]

In 1997, Loughran was inducted into the United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame.


Ladies' singlesEdit

Event 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928
Winter Olympics 2nd 3rd
World Championships 3rd
North American Championships 1st 1st
U.S. Championships 2nd 2nd 1st 1st 1st


(with Badger)

Event 1928 1929 1930 1931 1932
Winter Olympic Games 4th 2nd
World Championships 5th 3rd 3rd
North American Championships 3rd
U.S. Championships 1st 1st 1st


  1. Five Little Pretenders Time Magazine, 1938
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