Kwan Elected to U.S. Hall of Fame


American Michelle Kwan, who won five world championship titles, was elected to the U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame on Thursday.

Kwan is the most decorated figure skater in U.S. history with nine American titles.

Her brilliant career included winning 43 championships and eight consecutive national crowns.

She won a silver medal at the 1998 Winter Games but despite her great success at the worlds failed in three attempts to win an Olympic gold medal.

Kwan will be inducted into the hall during the U.S. figure skating championships at the end of January.