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2010 Winter Olympic Games, Vancouver, CanadaFebruary 12-28
 
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Emily Hughes

Emily Hughes

  • Sport: Olympic Figure Skating
  • Nation: United States of America
  • DOB: January 26, 1989
  • Hometown: Great Neck, NY
  • Career Highlights: Following in the footsteps of older sister Sarah Hughes, the 2002 Olympic champion, Emily Hughes was the U.S. Championships silver medalist in 2007 and bronze medalist in ‘06. … Made her first Olympic appearance in the 2006 Turin Games, placing eighth as a last-minute replacement for Michelle Kwan. … Received a bye into the 2009 U.S. Championships, but withdrew before the competition because of an ankle injury. … Was eighth at the World Championships in ’06 and ninth in ’07. … Finished second in the Four Continents Championships during the 2006-07 season and was third at the Cup of China. … Placed fourth in both Skate America and Skate Canada International in the ’07-’08 season. … Does extensive charity work and has auctioned off skating lessons to raise thousands of dollars for causes such as the survivors of Hurricane Katrina and disabled children at the National Center for Disabilities at the Henry Viscardi School. … Has completed two years at Harvard University.
  • Olympic History: 2006
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