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December 1, 1990
Surya Bonaly of France won the women's singles title at the World Junior Figure Skating Championships in Budapest, Hungary.
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February 22, 1992 | RANDY HARVEY
In the controversy category, French figure skater Surya Bonaly scored a perfect 6.0 this week. In practice Wednesday, she performed an illegal back flip that international figure skating officials believed was intended to intimidate the favorite in the women's competition, Japan's Midori Ito. The officials reprimanded Bonaly, a former gymnast, warning her not to do another back flip in practice.
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January 25, 1991
Surya Bonaly, 17, originally from Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean, became the first French woman to win a European figure skating title in Sofia, Bulgaria. She came from behind to defeat defending champion Evelyn Grossman and Marina Kielmann, both of Germany.
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February 21, 1992 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
French figure skater Surya Bonaly was on her best behavior Thursday in practice, but then, she had little choice after receiving a rare warning from the referee of the women's competition at the Winter Olympics.
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February 22, 1992 | RANDY HARVEY
In the controversy category, French figure skater Surya Bonaly scored a perfect 6.0 this week. In practice Wednesday, she performed an illegal back flip that international figure skating officials believed was intended to intimidate the favorite in the women's competition, Japan's Midori Ito. The officials reprimanded Bonaly, a former gymnast, warning her not to do another back flip in practice.
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February 21, 1992 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
French figure skater Surya Bonaly was on her best behavior Thursday in practice, but then, she had little choice after receiving a rare warning from the referee of the women's competition at the Winter Olympics.
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February 20, 1992 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The most savage sport in the Winter Olympics might be ice hockey. Then again, it might be women's figure skating, which officially is known as ladies singles but actually consists of a lot of small, young assassins who would rather turn in their sequins than curtsy to each other. The first day of their competition Wednesday at the Olympic Ice Hall featured intimidation, last-minute strategy changes and more than a few hard knocks.
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December 13, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Surya Bonaly of France won the singles crown in an international figure skating event in Tokyo.
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January 15, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Surya Bonaly of France won her third consecutive European women's figure skating title at Helsinki. Oksana Baiul, a 15-year-old Ukranian, was second and Germany's Marina Kielmann third.
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January 26, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Surya Bonaly of France skated cautiously and beat a weak women's figure skating field at Lausanne, Switzerland, to successfully defend her European title. Bonaly had five clean triple jumps, and earned marks of 5.5 to 5.7. She had achieved a quadruple jump in practice.
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February 20, 1992 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The most savage sport in the Winter Olympics might be ice hockey. Then again, it might be women's figure skating, which officially is known as ladies singles but actually consists of a lot of small, young assassins who would rather turn in their sequins than curtsy to each other. The first day of their competition Wednesday at the Olympic Ice Hall featured intimidation, last-minute strategy changes and more than a few hard knocks.
SPORTS
January 25, 1991
Surya Bonaly, 17, originally from Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean, became the first French woman to win a European figure skating title in Sofia, Bulgaria. She came from behind to defeat defending champion Evelyn Grossman and Marina Kielmann, both of Germany.
SPORTS
December 1, 1990
Surya Bonaly of France won the women's singles title at the World Junior Figure Skating Championships in Budapest, Hungary.
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