On This Date 2/15/1936
Sonja Henie of Norway cements her title as the Queen of Figure Skating as she wins her third consecutive Gold Medal at the Winter Olympics at Garmisch-Partenkirchen in Germany. Cecilia Colledge of Great Britain finishes a close second, while Vivi-Anne Hulten of Sweden takes the Bronze Medal. The decision was controversial as most observers felt that Colledge deserved the Gold Medal. Sonja Henie had won an unprecedented ten consecutive World Championships and six consecutive European titles.