Figure skating at the 1932 Winter Olympics – Men's singles
|Figure skating at the
1932 Winter Olympics
The men's individual skating event was held as part of the figure skating at the 1932 Winter Olympics. It was the fifth appearance of the event, which had previously been held twice at the Summer Olympics in 1908 and 1920 as was as twice at the Winter Games in 1924 and 1928. The competition was held on Monday February 8 and on Tuesday February 9, 1932.
Twelve figure skaters from eight nations competed.
|Karl Schäfer (AUT)||Gillis Grafström (SWE)||Montgomery Wilson (CAN)|
After three consecutive wins Gillis Grafström finished in second place; making him the most successful Olympic figure skater ever. The Austrian Karl Schäfer was able to beat the Swedish champion and went on to defend his title in 1936.
|6||Roger Turner||United States||5||6||2297.6||40|
|7||J. Lester Madden||United States||8||7||2049.6||52|
|8||Gail Borden||United States||7||9||2110.8||54|
|11||William Nagle||United States||12||10||1884.8||77|
- Yngvar Bryn
- Herbert J. Clarke
- Hans Grünauer
- Walter Jakobsson
- J. Cecil McDougall
- Jenő Minnich
- Charles M. Rotch
- Official Olympic Report
- Wudarski, Pawel (1999). "Wyniki Igrzysk Olimpijskich" (in Polish). Retrieved 22 October 2008.