List of Olympic medalists in figure skating by age

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The following is a list of Olympic medalists in figure skating ordered by the age of the skater.

Medalists[edit]

Men[edit]

Rank Age Name Games Medal Date of Birth Date of Event Notes
1 14 years, 363 days United States Scott Allen 1964 Innsbruck Bronze February 8, 1949 February 6, 1964
2 18 years, 107 days Belgium Robert van Zeebroeck 1928 St. Moritz Bronze October 31, 1909 February 15, 1928
3 18 years, 129 days United States Ronald Robertson 1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo Silver September 25, 1937 February 1, 1956
4 18 years, 205 days United States Dick Button 1948 St Moritz Gold July 18, 1929 February 8, 1948
5 18 years, 238 days Soviet Union Viktor Petrenko 1988 Calgary Bronze June 27, 1969 February 20, 1988
6 19 years, 30 days France Patrick Péra 1968 Grenoble Bronze January 17, 1949 February 16, 1968
7 19 years, 69 days Japan Yuzuru Hanyu 2014 Sochi Gold December 7, 1994 February 14, 2014 Youngest male skater in 66 years to win gold, First man to score over 100 points in short program
8 19 years, 103 days Russia Evgeni Plushenko 2002 Salt Lake City Silver November 3, 1982 February 14, 2002 Went on to win three more medals in 2006, 2010 and 2014(Team event)
9 19 years, 217 days United States David Jenkins 1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo Bronze June 29, 1956 February 1, 1956
10 19 years, 240 days United States Tim Wood 1968 Grenoble Silver June 21, 1948 February 16, 1968
11 19 years, 299 days Switzerland Georges Gautschi 1924 Chamonix Bronze April 6, 1904 January 30, 1924
12 19 years, 330 days Canada Donald Jackson 1960 Squaw Valley Bronze April 2, 1940 February 26, 1960
13 20 years, 74 days Czechoslovakia Jozef Sabovčík 1984 Sarajevo Bronze December 4, 1963 February 16, 1984
14 20 years, 76 days United States James Grogan 1952 Oslo Bronze December 7, 1931 February 21, 1952
15 20 years, 94 days Russia Alexei Urmanov 1994 Lillehammer Gold November 17, 1973 February 19, 1994
16 20 years, 155 days Austria Wolfgang Schwarz 1968 Grenoble Gold September 14, 1947 February 16, 1968
17 20 years, 246 days Kazakhstan Denis Ten 2014 Sochi Bronze June 13, 1993 February 14, 2014 First figure skating medal for a Kazakhstani
18 20 years, 267 days Russia Ilia Kulik 1998 Nagano Gold May 23, 1977 February 14, 1998
19 20 years, 280 days Germany Manfred Schnelldorfer 1964 Innsbruck Gold May 2, 1943 February 6, 1964
20 20 years, 320 days Switzerland Stéphane Lambiel 2006 Turin Silver April 2, 1985 February 16, 2006
21 21 years, 333 days Russia Alexei Yagudin 2002 Salt Lake City Gold March 18, 1980 February 14, 2002 Most 6.0s for an Olympic performance in Men's Figure skating
22 23 years, 45 days Canada Patrick Chan 2014 Sochi Silver December 31, 1990 February 14, 2014 Also won a silver in the team event
23 23 years, 105 days Russia Evgeni Plushenko 2006 Torino Gold November 3, 1982 February 16, 2006 Previously won a silver medal in 2002
24 23 years, 169 days France Alain Calmat 1964 Innsbruck Silver August 31, 1940 February 6, 1964
25 23 years, 339 days Japan Daisuke Takahashi 2010 Vancouver Bronze March 16, 1986 February 18, 2010
26 24 years, 259 days United States Evan Lysacek 2010 Vancouver Gold June 4, 1985 February 18, 2010
27 27 years, 107 days Russia Evgeni Plushenko 2010 Vancouver Silver November 3, 1982 February 18, 2010 His third medal, having won silver in 2002 and gold in 2006
28 31 years, 98 days Russia Evgeni Plushenko 2014 Sochi Gold November 3, 1982 February 9, 2014 The fourth medal. Team gold, not singles.

Ladies[edit]

Rank Age Name Games Medal Date of Birth Date of Event Notes
1 15 years, 79 days United Kingdom Cecilia Colledge 1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Silver November 28, 1920 February 15, 1936 The youngest ladies figure skating Olympic medalist
2 15 years, 249 days Russia Yulia Lipnitskaya 2014 Sochi Gold June 5, 1998 February 09, 2014 The youngest figure skating Olympic gold medalist. Team gold not singles.
3 15 years, 257 days United States Tara Lipinski 1998 Nagano Gold June 10, 1982 February 22, 1998 The youngest ladies figure skating Olympic gold medalist
4 15 years, 259 days Austria Ingrid Wendl 1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo Bronze May 17, 1940 January 31, 1956
5 15 years, 316 days Norway Sonja Henie 1928 St. Moritz Gold April 8, 1912 February 18, 1928 Went on to win two more gold medals in 1932 and 1936
6 16 years, 11 days United States Carol Heiss 1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo Silver January 20, 1940 January 31, 1956 Went on to win a gold medal in 1960
7 16 years, 101 days Ukraine Oksana Baiul 1994 Lillehammer Gold November 16, 1977 February 25, 1994
8 16 years, 217 days United States Tenley Albright 1952 Oslo Silver July 18, 1935 February 20, 1952 Went on to win a gold medal in 1956
9 16 years, 292 days United States Sarah Hughes 2002 Salt Lake City Gold May 2, 1985 February 18, 2002
10 17 years, 77 days Canada Petra Burka 1964 Innsbruck Bronze November 17, 1946 February 2, 1964
11 17 years, 93 days China Chen Lu 1994 Lillehammer Bronze November 24, 1976 February 25, 1994 Went on to win another bronze medal in 1998
12 17 years, 150 days United Kingdom Jeannette Altwegg 1948 St. Moritz Bronze September 8, 1930 February 5, 1948 Went on to win a gold medal in 1952
13 17 years, 230 days United States Michelle Kwan 1998 Nagano Silver July 7, 1980 February 22, 1998 Went on to win a bronze medal in 2002
14 17 years, 234 days Russia Adelina Sotnikova 2014 Sochi Gold July 1, 1996 February 20, 2014
15 17 years, 257 days Austria Fritzi Burger 1928 St. Moritz Silver June 6, 1910 February 18, 1928 Went on to win another silver medal in 1932
16 18 years, 26 days Netherlands Sjoukje Dijkstra 1960 Squaw Valley Silver January 28, 1942 February 23, 1960 Went on to win a gold medal in 1964
17 18 years, 77 days East Germany Katarina Witt 1984 Sarajevo Gold December 3, 1965 February 18, 1984 Went on to win another gold medal in 1988
18 18 years, 307 days United States Janet Lynn 1972 Sapporo Bronze April 6, 1953 February 7, 1972
19 18 years, 323 days United States Barbara Roles 1960 Squaw Valley Bronze April 6, 1941 February 23, 1960
20 19 years, 46 days East Germany Christine Errath 1976 Innsbruck Bronze December 29, 1956 February 13, 1976
21 19 years, 173 days South Korea Kim Yu-Na 2010 Vancouver Gold September 5, 1990 February 25, 2010 Went on to win a silver medal in 2014.
22 19 years, 137 days Czechoslovakia Hana Maskova 1968 Grenoble Bronze September 26, 1949 February 10, 1968
23 19 years, 153 days Japan Mao Asada 2010 Vancouver Silver September 25, 1990 February 25, 2010
24 19 years, 79 days East Germany Gabriele Seyfert 1968 Grenoble Silver November 23, 1948 February 10, 1968
25 19 years, 198 days United States Peggy Fleming 1968 Grenoble Gold July 27, 1948 February 10, 1968
26 19 years, 202 days United States Dorothy Hamill 1976 Innsbruck Gold July 26, 1956 February 13, 1976
27 19 years, 204 days United States Linda Fratianne 1980 Lake Placid Silver August 2, 1960 February 22, 1980
28 19 years, 264 days East Germany Anett Pötzsch 1980 Lake Placid Gold June 3, 1960 February 22, 1980
29 19 years, 272 days Canada Barbara-Ann Scott 1948 St. Moritz Gold May 9, 1928 February 5, 1948
30 19 years, 294 days Norway Sonja Henie 1932 Lake Placid Gold April 8, 1912 February 10, 1932 Her second gold medal, having won a gold medal in 1928
31 19 years, 304 days United States Rosalynn Sumners 1984 Sarajevo Silver April 20, 1964 February 18, 1984
32 19 years, 309 days Canada Karen Magnussen 1972 Sapporo Silver April 4, 1952 February 7, 1972
33 19 years, 351 days Austria Regine Heitzer 1964 Innsbruck Silver February 16, 1944 February 2, 1964
34 20 years, 34 days United States Carol Heiss 1960 Squaw Valley Gold January 20, 1940 February 23, 1960 Previously won a silver medal in 1956
35 20 years, 86 days Netherlands Dianne de Leeuw 1976 Innsbruck Silver November 19, 1955 February 13, 1976
36 20 years, 121 days United States Maribel Vinson 1932 Lake Placid Bronze October 12, 1911 February 10, 1932
37 20 years, 124 days Austria Eva Pawlik 1948 St. Moritz Silver October 4, 1927 February 5, 1948
38 20 years, 197 days United States Tenley Albright 1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo Gold July 18, 1935 January 31, 1956 Previously won a silver medal in 1952
39 20 years, 224 days United States Kristi Yamaguchi 1992 Albertville Gold July 12, 1971 February 21, 1992
40 20 years, 298 days Austria Trixi Schuba 1972 Sapporo Gold April 15, 1951 February 7, 1972
41 20 years, 335 days United States Debi Thomas 1988 Calgary Bronze March 25, 1967 February 23, 1988
42 21 years, 35 days West Germany Dagmar Lurz 1980 Lake Placid Bronze June 3, 1960 February 22, 1980
43 21 years, 39 days Soviet Union Kira Ivanova 1984 Sarajevo Bronze January 10, 1963 February 18, 1984
44 21 years, 78 days France Jacqueline du Bief 1952 Oslo Bronze December 4, 1930 February 20, 1952
45 21 years, 90 days China Chen Lu 1998 Nagano Bronze November 24, 1976 February 22, 1998 Previously won a bronze medal in 1994
46 21 years, 120 days United States Sasha Cohen 2006 Turin Silver October 26, 1984 February 23, 2006
47 21 years, 165 days United Kingdom Jeannette Altwegg 1952 Oslo Gold September 8, 1930 February 20, 1952 Previously won a bronze medal in 1948
48 21 years, 226 days United States Michelle Kwan 2002 Salt Lake City Bronze July 7, 1980 February 18, 2002 Previously won a silver medal in 1998
49 21 years, 249 days Austria Fritzi Burger 1932 Lake Placid Silver June 6, 1910 February 10, 1932 Previously won a silver medal in 1928
50 21 years, 343 days Austria Herma Szabo 1924 Chamonix Gold February 22, 1902 January 31, 1924
51 22 years, 5 days Netherlands Sjoukje Dijkstra 1964 Innsbruck Gold January 28, 1942 February 2, 1964 Previously won a silver medal in 1960
52 22 years, 82 days East Germany Katarina Witt 1988 Calgary Gold December 3, 1965 February 23, 1988 Her second gold medal, having won a gold medal in 1984
53 22 years, 131 days United States Nancy Kerrigan 1992 Albertville Bronze October 13, 1969 February 21, 1992 Went on to win another silver medal in 1994
54 22 years, 192 days Japan Midori Ito 1992 Albertville Silver August 13, 1969 February 21, 1992
55 22 years, 200 days Canada Elizabeth Manley 1988 Calgary Silver August 7, 1965 February 23, 1988
56 22 years, 292 days German Empire Elsa Rendschmidt 1908 London Silver January 11, 1886 October 29, 1908
57 23 years, 9 days Russia Irina Slutskaya 2002 Salt Lake City Silver February 9, 1979 February 18, 2002 Went on to win another bronze medal in 2006
58 23 years, 215 days United States Beatrix Loughran 1924 Chamonix Silver June 30, 1900 January 31, 1924 Went on to win a bronze medal in 1928 and a pairs silver medal in 1932
59 23 years, 313 days Norway Sonja Henie 1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Gold April 8, 1912 February 15, 1936 Her third gold medal, having won gold medals in 1928 and 1932
60 24 years, 43 days Canada Joannie Rochette 2010 Vancouver Bronze January 13, 1986 February 25, 2010
61 24 years, 56 days Japan Shizuka Arakawa 2006 Turin Gold December 29, 1981 February 23, 2006
62 24 years, 135 days United States Nancy Kerrigan 1994 Lillehammer Silver October 13, 1969 February 25, 1994 Previously won a bronze medal in 1992
63 24 years, 203 days Sweden Svea Noren 1920 Antwerp Silver October 5, 1895 April 25, 1920
64 24 years, 174 days Sweden Vivi-Anne Hulten 1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Bronze August 25, 1911 February 15, 1936
65 25 years, 276 days Sweden Magda Julin 1920 Antwerp Gold July 24, 1894 April 25, 1920
66 26 years, 32 days United Kingdom Dorothy Greenhough-Smith 1908 London Bronze September 27, 1882 October 29, 1908
67 26 years, 248 days United States Theresa Weld 1920 Antwerp Bronze August 21, 1893 April 25, 1920
68 27 years, 12 days Italy Carolina Kostner 2014 Sochi Bronze February 8, 1987 February 20, 2014
69 27 years, 14 days Russia Irina Slutskaya 2006 Turin Bronze February 9, 1979 February 23, 2006 Previously won a silver medal in 2002
70 27 years, 43 days United Kingdom Madge Syers 1908 London Gold September 16, 1881 October 29, 1908 The oldest ladies figure skating Olympic gold medalist, also won a pairs bronze medal in 1908
71 27 years, 233 days United States Beatrix Loughran 1928 St. Moritz Bronze June 30, 1900 February 18, 1928 Previously won a silver medal in 1924, went on to win a pairs silver medal in 1932
72 38 years, 246 days United Kingdom Ethel Muckelt 1924 Chamonix Bronze May 30, 1885 January 31, 1924 The oldest ladies figure skating Olympic medalist

Pairs[edit]

Rank Average Age Age Name Games Medal Date of Birth Date of Event Notes
1 16 years, 157 days 17 years, 6 days
15 years, 301 days
Austria Ilse Pausin
Austria Erik Pausin
1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Silver February 7, 1919
April 18, 1920
February 13, 1936
2 17 years, 179 days 16 years, 332 days
18 years, 22 days
Germany Marika Kilius
Germany Hans-Jürgen Bäumler
1960 Squaw Valley Silver March 24, 1943
January 28, 1942
February 19, 1960
3 18 years, 167 days 15 years, 103 days
21 years, 235 days
Soviet Union Marina Cherkasova
Soviet Union Sergei Shakhrai
1980 Lake Placid Silver November 17, 1964
June 28, 1958
February 18, 1980
4 18 years, 206 days 15 years, 10 days
21 years, 155 days
East Germany Manuela Groß
East Germany Uwe Kagelmann
1972 Sapporo Bronze January 29, 1957
September 6, 1950
February 8, 1972
5 18 years, 324 days 16 years, 264 days
21 years, 12 days
Soviet Union Ekaterina Gordeeva
Soviet Union Sergei Grinkov
1988 Calgary Gold May 28, 1971
February 4, 1967
February 16, 1988
6 19 years, 134 days 17 years, 55 days
21 years, 208 days
Canada Suzanne Morrow
Canada Wallace Diestelmeyer
1948 Sankt Moritz Bronze December 14, 1930
July 14, 1926
February 7, 1948
7 19 years, 167 days 17 years, 222 days
21 years, 106 days
East Germany Manuela Mager
East Germany Uwe Bewersdorf
1980 Lake Placid Bronze July 11, 1962
November 4, 1958
February 18, 1980
8 19 years, 299 days 17 years, 44 days
22 years, 180 days
Canada Debbi Wilkes
Canada Guy Revell
1964 Innsbruck Bronze January 16, 1946
August 2, 1941
January 29, 1964
9 20 years, 299 days 20 years, 122 days
21 years, 108 days
Russia Elena Berezhnaya
Russia Anton Sikharulidze
1998 Nagano Silver October 11, 1977
October 25, 1976
February 10, 1998
10 20 years, 319 days 20 years, 153 days
21 years, 113 days
Soviet Union Larisa Selezneva
Soviet Union Oleg Makarov
1984 Sarajevo Bronze September 12, 1963
October 22, 1962
February 12, 1984
11 20 years, 361 days 20 years, 132 days
21 years, 222 days
China Zhang Dan
China Zhang Hao
2006 Turin Silver October 4, 1985
July 6, 1984
February 13, 2006
12 21 years, 135 days 19 years, 194 days
23 years, 71 days
East Germany Romy Kermer
East Germany Rolf Österreich
1976 Innsbruck Silver July 28, 1956
November 28, 1952
February 7, 1976
13 21 years, 161 days 20 years, 311 days
22 years, 1 day
Germany Marika Kilius
Germany Hans-Jürgen Bäumler
1964 Innsbruck Silver March 24, 1943
January 28, 1942
January 29, 1964
14 21 years, 249 days 21 years, 143 days
21 years, 359 days
Hungary Andrea Kékesy
Hungary Ede Király
1948 Sankt Moritz Silver September 17, 1926
February 23, 1926
February 7, 1948
15 21 years, 293 days 19 years, 260 days
23 years, 322 days
Austria Sissy Schwarz
Austria Kurt Oppelt
1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo Gold May 19, 1936
March 18, 1932
February 3, 1956
16 22 years, 86 days 19 years, 9 days
25 years, 154 days
East Germany Manuela Groß
East Germany Uwe Kagelmann
1976 Innsbruck Bronze January 29, 1957
September 6, 1950
February 7, 1976
17 22 years, 95 days 20 years, 8 days
24 years, 171 days
United States Karol Kennedy
United States Peter Kennedy
1952 Oslo Silver February 14, 1932
September 4, 1927
February 22, 1952
18 22 years, 98 days 21 years, 290 days
22 years, 262 days
Canada Barbara Wagner
Canada Robert Paul
1960 Squaw Valley Gold May 5, 1938
June 2, 1937
February 19, 1960
19 22 years, 121 days 22 years, 44 days
22 years, 189 days
Soviet Union Tatyana Zhuk
Soviet Union Aleksandr Gorelik
1968 Grenoble Silver January 1, 1946
August 9, 1945
February 14, 1968
20 22 years, 155 days 18 years, 233 days
26 years, 67 days
Germany Margot Glockshuber
Germany Wolfgang Danne
1968 Grenoble Bronze June 26, 1949
December 9, 1941
February 14, 1968
21 22 years, 248 days 21 years, 39 days
24 years, 82 days
Soviet Union Elena Valova
Soviet Union Oleg Vasiliev
1984 Sarajevo Gold January 4, 1963
November 22, 1959
February 12, 1984
22 22 years, 295 days 23 years, 7 days
22 years, 209 days
Belgium Micheline Lannoy
Belgium Pierre Baugniet
1948 Sankt Moritz Gold January 31, 1925
July 23, 1925
February 7, 1948
23 22 years, 304 days 21 years, 212 days
24 years, 21 days
International Olympic Committee Natalia Mishkutenok
International Olympic Committee Artur Dmitriev
1992 Albertville Gold July 14, 1970
January 21, 1968
February 11, 1992
24 22 years, 321 days 15 years, 128 days
30 years, 139 days
Germany Maxi Herber
Germany Ernst Baier
1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Gold October 8, 1920
September 27, 1905
February 13, 1936
25 22 years, 344 days 22 years, 202 days
23 years, 111 days
Soviet Union Lyudmila Smirnova
Soviet Union Andrei Suraikin
1972 Sapporo Silver July 21, 1949
October 20, 1948
February 8, 1972
26 23 years, 11 days 20 years, 209 days
25 years, 168 days
United States Nancy Ludington
United States Ronald Ludington
1960 Squaw Valley Bronze July 25, 1939
September 4, 1934
February 19, 1960
27 23 years, 128 days 22 years, 149 days
24 years, 96 days
Soviet Union Irina Rodnina
Soviet Union Alexei Ulanov
1972 Sapporo Gold September 12, 1949
November 4, 1947
February 8, 1972
28 23 years, 237 days 22 years, 258 days
24 years, 205 days
United States Kitty Carruthers
United States Peter Carruthers
1984 Sarajevo Silver May 30, 1961
July 22, 1959
February 12, 1984
29 23 years, 304 days 23 years, 40 days
24 years, 193 days
Hungary Marianna Nagy
Hungary László Nagy
1952 Oslo Bronze January 13, 1929
August 13, 1927
February 22, 1952
30 24 years, 304 days 24 years, 123 days
25 years, 109 days
Russia Elena Berezhnaya
Russia Anton Sikharulidze
2002 Salt Lake City Gold October 11, 1977
October 25, 1976
February 11, 2002
31 24 years, 309 days 23 years, 216 days
26 years, 25 days
Russia Natalia Mishkutenok
Russia Artur Dmitriev
1994 Lillehammer Silver July 14, 1970
January 21, 1968
February 15, 1994
32 24 years, 326 days 22 years, 263 days
27 years, 11 days
Russia Ekaterina Gordeeva
Russia Sergei Grinkov
1994 Lillehammer Gold May 28, 1971
February 4, 1967
February 15, 1994 2nd win
33 25 years, 13 days 26 years, 35 days
23 years, 345 days
International Olympic Committee Elena Bechke
International Olympic Committee Denis Petrov
1992 Albertville Silver January 7, 1966
March 3, 1968
February 11, 1992
34 25 years, 15 days 26 years, 148 days
23 years, 236 days
Soviet Union Irina Rodnina
Soviet Union Alexander Zaitsev
1976 Innsbruck Gold September 12, 1949
June 16, 1952
February 7, 1976 Rodnina's 2nd win
35 25 years, 67 days 21 years, 198 days
28 years, 289 days
Canada Isabelle Brasseur
Canada Lloyd Eisler
1992 Albertville Bronze July 28, 1970
April 28, 1963
February 11, 1992
36 25 years, 305 days 23 years, 90 days
28 years, 142 days
China Shen Xue
China Zhao Hongbo
2002 Salt Lake City Bronze November 13, 1978
September 22, 1973
February 11, 2002
37 26 years, 12 days 24 years, 296 days
27 years, 81 days
Canada Jamie Salé
Canada David Pelletier
2002 Salt Lake City Gold April 21, 1977
November 22, 1974
February 11, 2002
38 26 years, 170 days 22 years, 308 days
30 years, 20 days
Russia Oksana Kazakova
Russia Artur Dmitriev
1998 Nagano Gold April 8, 1975
January 21, 1968
February 10, 1998 Dmitriev's 2nd win
39 26 years, 221 days 24 years, 103 days
28 years, 327 days
Russia Tatiana Totmianina
Russia Maxim Marinin
2006 Turin Gold November 2, 1981
March 23, 1977
February 13, 2006
40 26 years, 253 days 25 years, 43 days
28 years, 86 days
Soviet Union Elena Valova
Soviet Union Oleg Vasiliev
1988 Calgary Silver January 4, 1963
November 22, 1959
February 16, 1988
41 26 years, 257 days 24 years, 324 days
28 years, 177 days
United States Jill Watson
United States Peter Oppegard
1988 Calgary Bronze March 29, 1963
August 23, 1959
February 16, 1988
42 27 years, 72 days 23 years, 202 days
30 years, 293 days
Canada Isabelle Brasseur
Canada Lloyd Eisler
1994 Lillehammer Bronze July 28, 1970
April 28, 1963
February 15, 1994
43 27 years, 286 days 27 years, 21 days
28 years, 174 days
Hungary Marianna Nagy
Hungary László Nagy
1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo Bronze January 13, 1929
August 13, 1927
February 3, 1956
44 27 years, 300 days 26 years, 48 days
29 years, 174 days
Canada Frances Dafoe
Canada Norris Bowden
1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo Silver December 17, 1929
August 13, 1926
February 3, 1956
45 27 years, 342 days 24 years, 204 days
31 years, 101 days
Germany Mandy Wötzel
Germany Ingo Steuer
1998 Nagano Bronze July 21, 1973
November 1, 1966
February 10, 1998
46 28 years, 127 days 26 years, 27 days
30 years, 213 days
Germany Aliona Savchenko
Germany Robin Szolkowy
2010 Vancouver Bronze January 19, 1984
July 17, 1979
February 15, 2010
47 28 years, 314 days 29 years, 158 days
28 years, 92 days
Hungary Emília Rotter
Hungary László Szollás
1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Bronze September 8, 1906
November 13, 1907
February 13, 1936
48 29 years, 27 days 30 years, 159 days
27 years, 247 days
Soviet Union Irina Rodnina
Soviet Union Alexander Zaitsev
1980 Lake Placid Gold September 12, 1949
June 16, 1952
February 18, 1980 Rodnina's 3rd win
Zaitsev's 2nd win
49 29 years, 277 days 29 years, 112 days
30 years, 63 days
Germany Ria Falk
Germany Paul Falk
1952 Oslo Gold November 2, 1922
December 21, 1921
February 22, 1952
50 29 years, 308 days 27 years, 92 days
32 years, 144 days
China Shen Xue
China Zhao Hongbo
2006 Turin Bronze November 13, 1978
September 22, 1973
February 13, 2006
51 29 years, 337 days 28 years, 68 days
31 years, 227 days
Soviet Union Ludmila Belousova
Soviet Union Oleg Protopopov
1964 Innsbruck Gold November 22, 1935
June 16, 1932
January 29, 1964
52 30 years, 126 days 30 years, 53 days
30 years, 184 days
China Pang Qing
China Tong Jian
2010 Vancouver Silver December 24, 1979
August 15, 1979
February 15, 2010
53 33 years, 311 days 31 years, 94 days
36 years, 146 days
China Shen Xue
China Zhao Hongbo
2010 Vancouver Gold November 13, 1978
September 22, 1973
February 15, 2010
54 33 years, 354 days 32 years, 84 days
35 years, 243 days
Soviet Union Ludmila Belousova
Soviet Union Oleg Protopopov
1968 Grenoble Gold November 22, 1935
June 16, 1932
February 14, 1968 2nd win

Ice dancing[edit]

Rank Average Age Age Name Games Medal Date of Birth Date of Event Notes
1 20 years, 170 days 17 years, 201 days
23 years, 131 days
Soviet Union Marina Klimova
Soviet Union Sergei Ponomarenko
1984 Sarajevo Bronze July 28, 1966
October 6, 1960
February 14, 1984
2 20 years, 330 days 20 years, 221 days
21 years, 65 days
Soviet Union Irina Moiseyeva
Soviet Union Andrei Minenkov
1976 Innsbruck Silver July 3, 1955
December 6, 1954
February 9, 1976
21 years, 78 days 19 years, 298 days
22 years, 222 days
Russia Elena Ilinykh
Russia Nikita Katsalapov
2014 Sochi Bronze April 25, 1994, 1966
10 July 1991
February 17, 2014
3 21 years, 232 days 20 years, 281 days
22 years, 173 days
Canada Tessa Virtue
Canada Scott Moir
2010 Vancouver Gold May 17, 1989
September 2, 1987
February 22, 2010 youngest ice dance gold medallists;

first ice dance pair to win on home ice and on Olympic debut

4 22 years, 275 days 23 years, 52 days
22 years, 121 days
United States Meryl Davis
United States Charlie White
2010 Vancouver Silver January 1, 1987
October 24, 1987
February 22, 2010
5 22 years, 318 days 21 years, 224 days
24 years, 36 days
United States Tanith Belbin
United States Benjamin Agosto
2006 Turin Silver July 11, 1984
January 15, 1982
February 20, 2006
6 24 years, 59 days 22 years, 170 days
25 years, 301 days
France Marina Anissina
France Gwendal Peizerat
1998 Nagano Bronze August 30, 1975
April 21, 1972
February 16, 1998
7 24 years, 93 days 21 years, 341 days
26 years, 198 days
Russia Oksana Grishuk
Russia Evgeny Platov
1994 Lillehammer Gold March 17, 1972
August 7, 1967
February 21, 1994
8 24 years, 180 days 21 years, 210 days
27 years, 140 days
Soviet Union Marina Klimova
Soviet Union Sergei Ponomarenko
1988 Calgary Silver July 28, 1966
October 6, 1960
February 23, 1988
9 24 years, 342 days 24 years, 232 days
25 years, 76 days
Soviet Union Irina Moiseyeva
Soviet Union Andrei Minenkov
1980 Lake Placid Bronze July 3, 1955
December 6, 1954
February 20, 1980
10 25 years, 150 days 24 years, 39 days
26 years, 249 days
Soviet Union Natalia Bestemianova
Soviet Union Andrei Bukin
1984 Sarajevo Silver January 6, 1960
June 10, 1957
February 14, 1984
11 25 years, 193 days 24 years, 307 days
26 years, 67 days
Hungary Krisztina Regőczy
Hungary András Sallay
1980 Lake Placid Silver April 19, 1957
December 15, 1953
February 20, 1980
12 25 years, 229 days 24 years, 54 days
27 years, 27 days
United States Colleen O'Connor
United States James Millns
1976 Innsbruck Bronze December 17, 1951
January 13, 1949
February 9, 1976
13 25 years, 354 days 26 years, 130 days
25 years, 202 days
United Kingdom Jayne Torvill
United Kingdom Christopher Dean
1984 Sarajevo Gold October 7, 1957
July 27, 1958
February 14, 1984
14 26 years, 132 days 24 years, 227 days
28 years, 24 days
Russia Anjelika Krylova
Russia Oleg Ovsyannikov
1998 Nagano Silver July 4, 1973
January 23, 1970
February 16, 1998
15 26 years, 241 days 24 years, 14 days
29 years, 91 days
Soviet Union Natalia Linichuk
Soviet Union Gennadi Karponossov
1980 Lake Placid Gold February 6, 1956
November 21, 1950
February 20, 1980
16 26 years, 297 days 25 years, 189 days
28 years, 28 days
Russia Oksana Domnina
Russia Maxim Shabalin
2010 Vancouver Bronze August 17, 1984
January 25, 1982
February 22, 2010
17 27 years, 248 days 26 years, 271 days
28 years, 212 days
International Olympic Committee Maya Usova
International Olympic Committee Alexander Zhulin
1992 Albertville Bronze May 22, 1965
July 20, 1963
February 17, 1992
18 27 years, 345 days 26 years, 151 days
29 years, 162 days
Canada Tracy Wilson
Canada Robert McCall
1988 Calgary Bronze September 25, 1961
September 14, 1958
February 23, 1988
19 28 years, 62 days 26 years, 172 days
29 years, 303 days
France Marina Anissina
France Gwendal Peizerat
2002 Salt Lake City Gold August 30, 1975
April 21, 1972
February 18, 2002
20 28 years, 97 days 25 years, 336 days
30 years, 193 days
Russia Oksana Grishuk
Russia Evgeny Platov
1998 Nagano Gold March 17, 1972
August 7, 1967
February 16, 1998 2nd win
21 28 years, 175 days 25 years, 204 days
31 years, 134 days
International Olympic Committee Marina Klimova
International Olympic Committee Sergei Ponomarenko
1992 Albertville Gold July 28, 1966
October 6, 1960
February 17, 1992
22 28 years, 220 days 29 years, 0 days
28 years, 62 days
Russia Irina Lobacheva
Russia Ilia Averbukh
2002 Salt Lake City Silver February 18, 1973
December 18, 1973
February 18, 2002
23 28 years, 243 days 30 years, 12 days
27 years, 94 days
Italy Barbara Fusar-Poli
Italy Maurizio Margaglio
2002 Salt Lake City Bronze February 6, 1972
November 16, 1974
February 18, 2002
24 29 years, 89 days 29 years, 40 days
29 years, 124 days
Soviet Union Lyudmila Pakhomova
Soviet Union Aleksandr Gorshkov
1976 Innsbruck Gold December 31, 1946
October 8, 1946
February 9, 1976
25 29 years, 143 days 28 years, 61 days
30 years, 211 days
France Isabelle Duchesnay
France Paul Duchesnay
1992 Albertville Silver December 18, 1963
July 21, 1961
February 17, 1992
26 29 years, 160 days 28 years, 48 days
30 years, 258 days
Soviet Union Natalia Bestemianova
Soviet Union Andrei Bukin
1988 Calgary Gold January 6, 1960
June 10, 1957
February 23, 1988
27 29 years, 253 days 28 years, 275 days
30 years, 216 days
Russia Maya Usova
Russia Alexander Zhulin
1994 Lillehammer Silver May 22, 1965
July 20, 1963
February 21, 1994
28 29 years, 352 days 30 years, 313 days
29 years, 12 days
Russia Tatiana Navka
Russia Roman Kostomarov
2006 Turin Gold April 13, 1975
February 8, 1977
February 20, 2006
29 32 years, 45 days 31 years, 43 days
33 years, 31 days
Ukraine Elena Grushina
Ukraine Ruslan Goncharov
2006 Turin Bronze January 8, 1975
January 20, 1973
February 20, 2006
30 35 years, 364 days 36 years, 137 days
35 years, 209 days
United Kingdom Jayne Torvill
United Kingdom Christopher Dean
1994 Lillehammer Bronze October 7, 1957
July 27, 1958
February 21, 1994


See also[edit]

  • International Skating Union's Skater Biographies [1] (accessed August 3, 2010). This page is a gateway to listings, by discipline, of the official biographies submitted to the ISU from their most recent year of competition under ISU jurisdiction. It does not list most skaters who competed prior to 2000.
  • List of figure skaters
  • List of Olympic medalists in figure skating