Lily Kronberger

Lily Kronberger ( born November 12, 1890 in Budapest, † May 21, 1974 ibid ) was a Hungarian figure skater who started in a single run. She is the World Champion from 1908 to 1911. You won the first world championship in the sport for Hungary.

In the years 1908-1910 Kronberger was Hungarian champion, but in the men's competition, as there was no separate ladies competition at this time.

In their first two World Cup appearances in 1906 and 1907, the first in which there was ever a ladies competition, they each reached the third place after the British Madge Syers and the Austrian Jenny heart. In Opava it selected in 1908 for the first time to the world champion and successfully defended the title until her retirement from active competition (due to marriage) in 1911 year on year. 1908 and 1910, she won before Elsa Rend Schmidt from the German Empire. In their last title win in 1911 in Vienna, she made ​​for a premiere, by becoming the first skater ever her freestyle routine set to music, which her ​​Zoltán Kodály had recommended.

1983 was Kronberger, who was Jewish, in the Hall of Fame eventually incorporated into the Figure Skating Hall of Fame in 1997 and the Jewish Sports.


* In the men's competition, as there were no women's competition