Figure skating at the 1920 Summer Olympics – Men's singles

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Men's singles figure skating
at the Games of the VII Olympiad
Venue Palais de Glace d'Anvers
Dates April 25–27
Competitors 9 from 6 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Sweden
Silver medal    Norway
Bronze medal    Norway
«1908 1924»
Figure skating at the 1920 Summer Olympics
Figure skating pictogram.svg
Singles men ladies
Pairs mixed

The men's individual skating was a event held as part of the figure skating at the 1920 Summer Olympics. It was the second appearance of the event and the sport, which had previously been held in 1908.

Nine skaters from six nations competed. Gillis Grafström of Sweden captured the first of three consecutive Olympic gold medals in the men's single event in 1920. 1908 gold medalist Ulrich Salchow finished fourth. At age 44, bronze medalist Martin Stixrud is the oldest man to ever win an Olympic medal in an individual winter event.[1]

Results[edit]

Rank Name Nation CF FS Places
1 Gillis Grafström Sweden 1 1 7.0
2 Andreas Krogh Norway 3 3 18.0
3 Martin Stixrud Norway 4 2 24.5
4 Ulrich Salchow Sweden 2 5 25.5
5 Sakari Ilmanen Finland 5 4 30.0
6 Nathaniel Niles United States 7 6 49.0
7 Basil Williams Great Britain 6 9 49.5
8 Alfred Mégroz Switzerland 8 7 52.5
9 Kenneth Beaumont Great Britain 9 8 59.0

Referee:

Judges:

References[edit]

  1. ^ International Olympic Committee Factsheet: Records and Medals: Games of the Olympiad PDF (97.1 KB)
  • Belgium Olympic Committee (1957). Olympic Games Antwerp 1920: Official Report (in French). 
  • Wudarski, Pawel (1999). "Wyniki Igrzysk Olimpijskich" (in Polish). Retrieved 24 April 2008.