Figure skating at the 1908 Summer Olympics – Men's singles

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Men's singles figure skating
at the Games of the IV Olympiad
Dates October 28–29
Competitors 9 from 5 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Ulrich Salchow  Sweden
2nd, silver medalist(s) Richard Johansson  Sweden
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Per Thorén  Sweden
1920 →

Sweden's Ulrich Salchow, who had won several World Figure Skating Championships, easily won the gold medal after his main rival, Russia's Nikolai Panin, withdrew in protest over what he considered unfair judging.

Results[edit]

Rank Name Nation CF FS Total points Places
1 Ulrich Salchow  Sweden 1 2 377.3 7
2 Richard Johansson  Sweden 4 1 365.2 10
3 Per Thorén  Sweden 6 3 357.4 14
4 J. Keiller Greig  Great Britain 5 4 310.9 19
5 Albert March  Great Britain 6 7 232.0 29
6 Irving Brokaw  United States 8 5 232.0 30
7 Horatio Torromé  Argentina 7 6 228.9 31
WD Nikolai Panin  Russian Empire 2
WD Herbert Yglesias  Great Britain 9

Referee:

Judges:

Sources[edit]

  • Cook, Theodore Andrea (1908). The Fourth Olympiad, Being the Official Report. London: British Olympic Association.
  • De Wael, Herman. Herman's Full Olympians: "Figure skating 1908". Accessed 2 May 2006. Available electronically at [1].