The Kristi Yamaguchi celebrity doll depicts her a herself, an American figure skater and the 1992 Olympic Gold Medal Champion in Albertville in women’s singles. Yamaguchi also won two World Figure Skating Championships in 1991 and 1992 and a U.S. Figure Skating Championships in 1992.
The doll was manufactured by Playmates in 1998 in a series called “Stars On Ice” to go with a Target sponsored figure skating tour featuring Katia Gordeeva, Nicole Bobek, and Katarina Witt. There are two versions of the dolls, one in red and black practice outfits and one in their performance costumes. The Kristi Yamaguchi doll is in a sparkly rhinestoned sleeveless performance skating outfit with a matching rhinestone decorated scrunci, sparkly flesh translucent tights, and white skates.
The doll bends at the knees rotates at the neck, shoulders, and hips. Accessories include a signature doll stand and ice skates.