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Angelika Buck

Angelika Buck German ice dancer

German ice dancer
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro German ice dancer
A.K.A. アンジェリカ・ブック
Countries Germany
Occupations Dancer Ice dancer
Type Dancing Sports
Gender female
Birth 9 May 1950 (Ravensburg)
Star sign TaurusTaurus
Family
Siblings: Erich Buck
The details
Biography

Angelika Buck (born 9 May 1950) is a German former ice dancer who competed for West Germany. With her brother Erich Buck, she is the 1972 European champion, a four-time World medalist, and a six-time West German national champion.

Career

Angelika and Erich Buck were coached by Betty Callaway in Oberstdorf. They represented West Germany and the ERV Ravensburg club.

The Buck siblings were the first Germans to capture the European ice dancing title. They did so at the 1972 European Championships in Gothenburg, upsetting Lyudmila Pakhomova / Alexander Gorshkov. They also won three silver medals at Europeans and four medals at the World Championships (three silver and one bronze). They took gold at the West German Championships six times.

The Buck siblings invented the "Ravensburger Waltz", which became one of the ISU's compulsory/pattern dances. They debuted it at the 1973 German Championships.

Personal life

Angelika Buck studied at university in Munich. She is married and has two children.

Results

International
Event 64–65 65–66 66–67 67–68 68–69 69–70 70–71 71–72 72–73
World Champ. 10th 8th 5th 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd
European Champ. 13th 6th 4th 2nd 2nd 1st 2nd
Nebelhorn Trophy 1st 1st
National
West Germany 4th 2nd 2nd 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st
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http://www.munzinger.de/search/portrait/Angelika+Hanke+Buck/1/1850.html
https://web.archive.org/web/20080820051616/http://www.iceskatingintnl.com/archive/results_sk8can/sk8ca03d.htm
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