1983 Blue Swords

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Template:Infobox Figure Skating Competition The 1983 Blue Swords was a senior international figure skating competition in East Germany. Skaters from fourteen countries competed at the event in East Berlin. The competition was held November 23-26. Medals were awarded in the disciplines of men's singles, ladies' singles and pair skating. Boris Uspenski won the men's title for the Soviet Union. Janina Wirth and Birgit Lorenz / Knut Schubert won gold for East Germany in the ladies' and pairs' categories, respectively.


Rank Name[1][2] Nation
1 Boris Uspenski Template:URS
2 Falko Kirsten Template:GDR
3 Pierre Seveno Template:FRA
4 Nils Koepp Template:GDR
5 Alessandro Riccitelli Template:ITA
6 Andrzej Strzelec Template:POL
DNF Alexander König Template:GDR


Rank Name[1][2] Nation
1 Janina Wirth Template:GDR
2 Beatrice Gelmini Template:ITA
3 Marion Krause Template:GDR
4 Tamara Teglassy Template:HUN
5 Sabine Paal Template:AUT
6 Maria Geier-Haylock Template:GBR
7 Barbara Kazmierczak Template:POL
8 Nevenka Lisak Template:YUG
9 Mirela Gawłowska Template:POL
10 Jana Pribylova Template:TCH


Birgit Lorenz and Knut Schubert at the 1981 Blue Swords. They won again in 1983.
Rank Name[1][2] Nation
1 Birgit Lorenz / Knut Schubert Template:GDR
2 Babette Preußler / Tobias Schröter Template:GDR
3 Tatiana Chozko / Oleg Efimov Template:URS


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Pokal der Blauen Schwerter 1983, Neues Deutschland Archive, 28 November 1983 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Pokal der Blauen Schwerter 1983, German figure skating magazine "Pirouette"