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Ája Vrzáňová

(1931-), b. Prague, Czech. - A Czech former figure skater who represented Czechoslovakia in competition. Vrzáňová is the 1949 & 1950 World champion and 1950 European champion. Following her competitive career, Vrzáňová moved to the United States and performed for the traveling show Ice Follies for three years under the name "Aja Zanova" and then joined the Ice Capades. She was inducted into the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame in 2009.