Figure skating at the 1932 Winter Olympics

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Figure skating at the III Winter Olympics
Type:Olympic Games
Men's singles:
Austria Karl Schäfer
Ladies' singles:
Norway Sonja Henie
Pair skating:
France Andrée Brunet / Pierre Brunet
1928 Winter Olympics
1936 Winter Olympics
Figure skating

Figure skating at the 1932 Winter Olympics took place at the Olympic Center Arena in Lake Placid, New York. Three figure skating events were contested: men's singles, ladies' singles, and pair skating. The competitions were held from Monday, 8 February to Friday, 12 February 1932. It was the first time the events were held indoors.[1]

Medal summary[edit]


Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles  Karl Schäfer (AUT)  Gillis Grafström (SWE)  Montgomery Wilson (CAN)
Ladies' singles  Sonja Henie (NOR)  Fritzi Burger (AUT)  Maribel Vinson (USA)
Pair skating  Andrée Brunet
and Pierre Brunet (FRA)
 Beatrix Loughran
and Sherwin Badger (USA)
 Emília Rotter
and László Szollás (HUN)

Medal table[edit]

1 Austria1102
2 France1001
4 United States0112
5 Sweden0101
6 Canada0011
Totals (7 entries)3339

Participating nations[edit]

Only two figure skater competed in both the singles and the pairs event.

A total of 39 figure skaters (18 men and 21 ladies) from 13 nations (men from ten nations and ladies from nine nations) competed at the Lake Placid Games:


  1. ^ "Figure Skating at the 1932 Winter Olympics". Olympedia. Retrieved 1 July 2020.

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