Figure skating at the 1928 Winter Olympics – Men's singles

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Figure skating at the
1928 Winter Olympics
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Individual   men   ladies
Pairs mixed

The men's individual skating event was held as part of the figure skating at the 1928 Winter Olympics. It was the fourth appearance of the event, which had previously been held at the Summer Olympics in 1908 and 1920 and was also part of the first Winter Games in 1924. The competition was held from Tuesday February 14 to Friday February 17, 1928.

Seventeen figure skaters from ten nations competed.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 Gillis Grafström (SWE)  Willy Böckl (AUT)  Robert Van Zeebroeck (BEL)

Results[edit]

Gillis Grafström successfully defended his 1920 and 1924 title again with Austrian Willy Böckl finishing in second place as four years earlier. Another Austrian Karl Schäfer finished fourth in this event. He went on to win gold medals in the next two consecutive Olympic Games.

Gillis Grafström during the compulsory figures.
Willy Böckl during the compulsory figures.
Werner Rittberger during the compulsory figures.
Rank Name Nation CF FS Total points Places
1 Gillis Grafström Sweden 1 1 1630.75 12
2 Willy Böckl Austria 2 2 1625.50 13
3 Robert van Zeebroeck Belgium 3 3 1542.75 27
4 Karl Schäfer Austria 6 4 1463.75 35
5 Josef Slíva Czechoslovakia 5 5 1469.00 36
6 Marcus Nikkanen Finland 4 8 1480.00 46
7 Pierre Brunet France 7 7 1447.75 50
8 Ludwig Wrede Austria 10 6 1368.75 53
9 John Page Great Britain 8 11 1424.00 62
10 Roger Turner United States 9 12 1363.50 67
11 Sherwin Badger United States 13 9 1324.00 73
12 Paul Franke Germany 14 10 1326.00 76
13 Montgomery Wilson Canada 11 16 1345.00 92
14 Ian Bowhill Great Britain 15 14 1202.25 101
15 Nathaniel Niles United States 16 13 1154.25 103
16 Jack Eastwood Canada 17 15 1136.25 106
WD Werner Rittberger Germany 12

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