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 well as 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.

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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