Figure skating at the 1994 Winter Olympics

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Figure skating
at the XVII Olympic Winter Games
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Venue Hamar Olympic Amphitheatre
Dates 13–25 February
No. of events 4 (1 men, 1 women, 2 mixed)
← 1992
1998 →

The 1994 Winter Olympics figure skating competition was held at the Hamar Olympic Amphitheatre.

Qualifying[edit]

As the host country, Norway automatically qualified spots to the 1994 Olympics. In 1992, however, the Norwegian Olympic Committee announced that skaters aspiring to be selected for Norway would have to finish in the top 12 at the European or World Championships. Since none met this requirement, Norway decided to have no competitors in figure skating at the Olympics.[1][2] Although Leslie Monod / Cédric Monod's result at the 1993 World Championships allowed Switzerland to send two pairs to the Olympics, the Swiss Olympic Association elected not to send a pair after the Monods finished 11th at the 1994 European Championships.[3]

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Russia (RUS) 3 2 0 5
2  Ukraine (UKR) 1 0 0 1
3  Canada (CAN) 0 1 1 2
4  United States (USA) 0 1 0 1
5  China (CHN) 0 0 1 1
 France (FRA) 0 0 1 1
 Great Britain (GBR) 0 0 1 1
Total 4 4 4 12

Events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles
details
Alexei Urmanov
 Russia
1.5 Elvis Stojko
 Canada
3.0 Philippe Candeloro
 France
6.5
Ladies' singles
details
Oksana Baiul
 Ukraine
2.0 Nancy Kerrigan
 United States
2.5 Chen Lu
 China
5.0
Pairs
details
Ekaterina Gordeeva / Sergei Grinkov
 Russia
1.5 Natalia Mishkutionok / Artur Dmitriev
 Russia
3.0 Isabelle Brasseur / Lloyd Eisler
 Canada
4.5
Ice dance
details
Oksana Grishuk / Evgeni Platov
 Russia
3.4 Maya Usova / Alexander Zhulin
 Russia
3.8 Jayne Torvill / Christopher Dean
 Great Britain
4.8

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hersh, Phil (26 January 1994). "Hard To Figure: No Norwegian Skaters". Chicago Tribune. 
  2. ^ Diaz, George (30 January 1994). "Norway Hits Skids In Skating". Orlando Sentinel. 
  3. ^ Secretan, Jacques (3 February 1994). "Les Monod rangent leurs patins" [The Monods hang up their skates]. L'Hebdo (in French). 

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