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Fleming launched modern era of figure skating

Updated: March 16, 2005, 12:30 PM ET
By Lisette Hilton | Special to ESPN.com

"I'm sure every girl out there wished that she could move like Peggy -- or look like Peggy -- and float like her on the ice," says 1992 Olympic champion Kristi Yamaguchi on ESPN Classic's SportsCentury series.

Peggy Fleming, who won the 1968 Olympic gold medal in figure skating, will be profiled on

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Known for her beauty and grace on and off the ice, Peggy Fleming dominated women's figure skating from 1966 to 1968, capping her career with her triumph at the 1968 Olympic ...

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