Jan. 30, 1956 “SI” Signed by Olympic Champions Hayes Jenkins and Tenley Albright.
Lot 260. Jan. 30, 1956 “SI” Signed by Olympic Champions Hayes Jenkins and Tenley Albright. Both athletes earned gold medals in the figure skating competition at the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy. Albright was the first U.S. woman skater to capture gold. She won the silver medal at the 1952 Olympics and was the 1953 and 1955 World Champion. Jenkins held the men’s World Chempionship from 1953 through 1956. The autographs of these champions are nm-m 8 to mint 9 on an ex-m “Sports Illustrated” without a label. After skating, Albright became a surgeon, and Jenkins, a lawyer. Winning Bid $50.