Dr. Debi (Debra) Thomas, MD, American Olympic figure skater & physician. She is the 1st & so far only African American to ever win a medal in the Olympics in figure skating (winning Bronze at the 1988 Winter Olympic Games), & was the 1st African American to win the Championship event at the United States National Figure Skating Championships, in both 1986 & 1988. She has a Bachelors from Stanford University & a MD from Northwestern University, and is currently an orthopedic surgeon.

Dr. Debi (Debra) Thomas, MD, American Olympic figure skater & physician. She is the 1st & so far only African American to ever win a medal in the Olympics in figure skating (winning Bronze at the 1988 Winter Olympic Games), & was the 1st African American to win the Championship event at the United States National Figure Skating Championships, in both 1986 & 1988. She has a Bachelors from Stanford University & a MD from Northwestern University, and is currently an orthopedic surgeon.

Calgary on 13 Feb. 1988 Winter Olympics 24 by raymondbiesinger

Calgary on 13 Feb. 1988 Winter Olympics Square Silkscreened Art Print by Raymond Biesinger

Budweiser Calgary '88 1988 Winter Olympics Metal & Enamel Lapel Pin Pinback  | eBay

Budweiser Calgary '88 1988 Winter Olympics Metal & Enamel Lapel Pin Pinback

Budweiser Calgary '88 1988 Winter Olympics Metal & Enamel Lapel Pin Pinback | eBay

Top 10 Inspiring Olympic Stories - A Jamaican National Bobsleigh team? That’s impossible, you might scoff. But in 1988, Jamaica made it to the Winter Olympics and garnered worldwide attention as the ultimate underdog. The tropical athletes had never been on a bobsled track before, and were forced to borrow sleds from other Olympians. - Learn what happened and their surprising future by clicking on the image!

Top 10 Inspiring Stories from the Olympics

Debi Thomas (USA) competing at the 1988 Olympics in Calgary, Canada.

February 1988 Debi Thomas (figure skater) becomes the first African American to win a medal (bronze) at the winter Olympic Games. She was delightful.

Calgary 1988 Winter Olympics Highball Glasses with Gold Trim

Calgary 1988 Winter Olympics Highball Glasses with Gold Trim

CANADA OLYMPIC PARK CALGARY 1988 WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES VTG FELT SOUVENIR PENNANT

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Jamaican Bobsleigh Team Debut At Calgary 1988 Winter Olympics

At the Calgary 1988 Winter Olympics Jamaica sent an unexpected team to compete in the bobsleigh event. Though their participation did not end in medal glory,.

1988 Winter Olympic Torch Drinking Glass 8 1/8" Tall Stemware Gold Rim Detailing  | eBay

1988 Winter Olympic Torch Drinking Glass 8 1/8" Tall Stemware Gold Rim Detailing

1988 Winter Olympic Torch Drinking Glass 8 1/8" Tall Stemware Gold Rim Detailing | eBay

1987 Canadian $100 Proof Gold - Calgary Winter Olympics (With Box and COA)

2002 Proof Gold Canadian Lunar Horse Hologram - With Box & COA (.32 oz of Gold)

1987 Canadian $100 Proof Gold - Calgary Winter Olympics (With Box and COA)

Debbie Thomas  Figure Skater  First African-American to win a medal in the sport at the 1988 Winter Olympics

March Debi Thomas becomes the first African American woman to win the World Figure Skating Championship. (Silver medalist at the Calgary Olympics)

Brian Boitano Figure Skating Highlights - Calgary 1988 Winter Olympics - YouTube

Brian Boitano Figure Skating Highlights - Calgary 1988 Winter Olympics - YouTube

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