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Robin Lee

Born: Dec 2, 1919

Death: Oct 8, 1997

Birthplace: Saint Paul

Nationality: United States

Robin Lee

Date of Birth : Dec 2, 1919
Date of Death : Oct 8, 1997
Birth Place : Saint Paul

Robin Huntington Lee was an American figure skater. He was the 1935-1939 U.S. national champion. At age 12, he became the youngest skater to win the junior national title. At the 1935 United States Figure Skating Championships, at the age of 15, he became the first and, as of 2008, the only skater to defeat a seven time national champion in the United States. Lee represented the United States at the 1936 Winter Olympics, where he placed 12th. He was selected to compete at the 1940 Winter Olympics, which were canceled due to World War II. During the War, Lee served in the U.S. Navy. After the War, Lee skated professionally in ice shows and worked as a coach. Lee was inducted into the U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame in 1995. He attended Erasmus Hall High School.

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