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Winter Olympics / Women's Fig. Skating / Coates #114118

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 27, 1988
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(Studio: Barry Serafin) Report introduced.

(Calgary, Canada: Ray Gandolf) Win in slalom for Alberto Tomba over Frank Woerndl reported; women's figure skaters previewed.

(Calgary, Canada: Dick Schaap) Previous winners in skating events mentioned; scenes shown of pair skaters and Metropolitan Opera Company performance of "Carmen", the music to be used by both leading women skaters, Debi Thomas and Katarina Witt. [Announcer Peggy FLEMING - talks about Georges Bizet's opera, "Carmen".] [THOMAS, WITT - discuss interpretations of "Carmen".] Thomas and Witt shown practicing. [Skating agent Michael ROSENBERG - discusses fee Witt could command.]

(Studio: Ray Gandolf) Australian speed skater Colin Coates featured. [COATES - says has appeared in 6 Olympics; explains reasons for going to Olympics.] United States speed skater Bonnie Blair mentioned.

Gandolf, Ray;
Schaap, Dick;
Serafin, Barry

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