Figure skating at the 1932 Winter Olympics – Men's singles

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Figure skating at the
1932 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 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.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 Karl Schäfer (AUT)  Gillis Grafström (SWE)  Montgomery Wilson (CAN)

Results[edit]

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.

Rank Name Nation CF FS Total points Places
1 Karl Schäfer Austria 1 1 2602.0 9
2 Gillis Grafström Sweden 2 2 2514.5 13
3 Montgomery Wilson Canada 3 3 2448.3 24
4 Marcus Nikkanen Finland 4 4 2420.1 28
5 Ernst Baier Germany 6 5 2334.8 35
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
9 Kazuyoshi Oimatsu Japan 10 8 1978.6 67
10 Walter Langer Czechoslovakia 9 11 1964.3 70
11 William Nagle United States 12 10 1884.8 77
12 Ryuichi Obitani Japan 11 12 1856.7 79

Referee:

Judges:

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