List of Olympic medalists in figure skating

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Medalists at the podium of the 2014 Winter Olympics Men's singles. From left to right: Patrick Chan (silver), Yuzuru Hanyu (gold), and Denis Ten (bronze).

Figure skating was first contested as an Olympic sport at the 1908 Summer Olympics, in London, United Kingdom. As this traditional winter sport could be conducted indoors, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) approved its inclusion in the Summer Olympics program.[1] It was featured a second time at the Antwerp Games,[2] after which it was permanently transferred to the program of the Winter Olympic Games, first held in 1924 in Chamonix, France.[1]

In London, figure skating was presented in four events: men's singles, women's singles, men's special figures, and mixed pairs. The special figures contest was won by Russian Nikolai Panin, who gave his country its first ever Olympic gold medal.[3] He remains the event's sole winner, as it was subsequently dropped from the program. Once a demonstration event at Grenoble 1968, ice dancing has been an official medal-awarding Olympic figure skating event since it was introduced in 1976.[2]

Swedish figure skater Gillis Grafström (3 gold, 1 silver) and Russian figure skater Evgeni Plushenko (Russia) (2 gold, 2 silver) are the champions and the most successful figure skaters in the sport's history, they have won four Olympic medals in four Olympics Games in a row, this is an absolute record for number of medals won by one skater at the Olympics. (ISU).[4] Eleven figure skaters have won three medals: Sonja Henie (Norway) and Irina Rodnina (Soviet Union), winners of three consecutive titles in the ladies' singles (1928–1936) and pairs (1972–1980) events, respectively; Pierre Brunet and wife Andrée Brunet (France), 1928–1932 pairs champions; Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo (China), the 2010 pairs gold medalists; ice dancers Marina Klimova and Sergei Ponomarenko (Soviet Union and Unified Team); Artur Dmitriev (Unified Team and Russia); Beatrix Loughran (United States), medalist in both singles and pairs; ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White (United States); ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir (Canada).[5]

Besides Grafström and Henie, only Karl Schäfer (Austria), Dick Button (United States), and Katarina Witt (East Germany) successfully defended their singles titles. Rodnina's two-time partner Alexander Zaitsev, Ludmila Belousova and Oleg Protopopov (Soviet Union), in the pairs, and Oksana Grishuk and Evgeny Platov (Russia), in ice dance, also retained their gold medals. Ekaterina Gordeeva and Sergei Grinkov are also two-time Olympic champions: they won the pairs competition in 1988 for the Soviet Union, and repeated the victory at the Lillehammer Games representing Russia.[6]

On two occasions, one country accomplished a medal sweep: Sweden in the 1908 men's singles, and the United States in the 1956 men's singles. From 1964 to 2006, Russian figure skaters—representing the Soviet Union, the Unified Team, or Russia—have always won a gold medal in the pairs event, in what is the longest series of victories for one country in one event.[7] A total of 240 medals (81 gold, 79 silver, and 80 bronze) have been won by figure skaters representing 25 NOC countries.

Events[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

A male figure skater poses for a shot at an indoor ice rink; the background is very blurred.
Ulrich Salchow of Sweden, creator of the Salchow jump, was the first Olympic champion in men's figure skating.
A male figure skater looks at the camera while performing a figure skating element on an outdoor ice rink.
Swedish Gillis Grafström, is the Olympic figure skating medal leader (4) and the only three-time gold medalist in the men's singles.
A blond male figure skater dressed in a black suit with glitters moves around on an ice rink.
Russian Evgeni Plushenko won the 2006 singles title with a world record score.[8]
Games Gold Silver Bronze
1908 London
details
Ulrich Salchow
 Sweden
Richard Johansson
 Sweden
Per Thorén
 Sweden
1912 Stockholm not included in the Olympic program
1920 Antwerp
details
Gillis Grafström
 Sweden
Andreas Krogh
 Norway
Martin Stixrud
 Norway
1924 Chamonix
details
Gillis Grafström
 Sweden
Willy Böckl
 Austria
Georges Gautschi
 Switzerland
1928 St. Moritz
details
Gillis Grafström
 Sweden
Willy Böckl
 Austria
Robert van Zeebroeck
 Belgium
1932 Lake Placid
details
Karl Schäfer
 Austria
Gillis Grafström
 Sweden
Montgomery Wilson
 Canada
1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen
details
Karl Schäfer
 Austria
Ernst Baier
 Germany
Felix Kaspar
 Austria
1948 St. Moritz
details
Dick Button
 United States
Hans Gerschwiler
 Switzerland
Edi Rada
 Austria
1952 Oslo
details
Dick Button
 United States
Helmut Seibt
 Austria
James Grogan
 United States
1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo
details
Hayes Alan Jenkins
 United States
Ronnie Robertson
 United States
David Jenkins
 United States
1960 Squaw Valley
details
David Jenkins
 United States
Karol Divín
 Czechoslovakia
Donald Jackson
 Canada
1964 Innsbruck
details
Manfred Schnelldorfer
 United Team of Germany
Alain Calmat
 France
Scott Allen
 United States
1968 Grenoble
details
Wolfgang Schwarz
 Austria
Timothy Wood
 United States
Patrick Péra
 France
1972 Sapporo
details
Ondrej Nepela
 Czechoslovakia
Sergei Chetverukhin
 Soviet Union
Patrick Péra
 France
1976 Innsbruck
details
John Curry
 Great Britain
Vladimir Kovalev
 Soviet Union
Toller Cranston
 Canada
1980 Lake Placid
details
Robin Cousins
 Great Britain
Jan Hoffmann
 East Germany
Charles Tickner
 United States
1984 Sarajevo
details
Scott Hamilton
 United States
Brian Orser
 Canada
Jozef Sabovčík
 Czechoslovakia
1988 Calgary
details
Brian Boitano
 United States
Brian Orser
 Canada
Viktor Petrenko
 Soviet Union
1992 Albertville
details
Viktor Petrenko
 Unified Team
Paul Wylie
 United States
Petr Barna
 Czechoslovakia
1994 Lillehammer
details
Alexei Urmanov
 Russia
Elvis Stojko
 Canada
Philippe Candeloro
 France
1998 Nagano
details
Ilia Kulik
 Russia
Elvis Stojko
 Canada
Philippe Candeloro
 France
2002 Salt Lake City
details
Alexei Yagudin
 Russia
Evgeni Plushenko
 Russia
Timothy Goebel
 United States
2006 Torino
details
Evgeni Plushenko
 Russia
Stéphane Lambiel
 Switzerland
Jeffrey Buttle
 Canada
2010 Vancouver
details
Evan Lysacek
 United States
Evgeni Plushenko
 Russia
Daisuke Takahashi
 Japan
2014 Sochi
details
Yuzuru Hanyu
 Japan
Patrick Chan
 Canada
Denis Ten
 Kazakhstan

Men's special figures[edit]

A male figure skater poses with crossed arms for a shot at an indoor ice rink; the background is very blurred.
Nikolai Panin of Russia, the sole winner of the special figures event

Special figures has been discontinued as an Olympic event.

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1908 London
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Nikolai Panin
 Russia
Arthur Cumming
 Great Britain
Geoffrey Hall-Say
 Great Britain

Ladies' singles[edit]

A young smiling woman wearing an embroidered hat and a jacket with furred collar and sleeve hems.
Norwegian Sonja Henie holds the record of three consecutive victories in the ladies' individual event (1928–1936).
A young smiling woman wearing a traditional Spanish flamenco dress and head gear, and executing the typical flamenco posture.
East Germany's Katarina Witt won the 1988 ladies' singles gold medal, becoming the second female figure skater to win back-to-back Olympic titles.
Kim Yuna won the ladies' title in 2010 with world record scores for the short program, free skating and overall total.
Games Gold Silver Bronze
1908 London
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Madge Syers
 Great Britain
Elsa Rendschmidt
 Germany
Dorothy Greenhough-Smith
 Great Britain
1912 Stockholm not included in the Olympic program
1920 Antwerp
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Magda Julin
 Sweden
Svea Norén
 Sweden
Theresa Weld
 United States
1924 Chamonix
details
Herma Szabo
 Austria
Beatrix Loughran
 United States
Ethel Muckelt
 Great Britain
1928 St. Moritz
details
Sonja Henie
 Norway
Fritzi Burger
 Austria
Beatrix Loughran
 United States
1932 Lake Placid
details
Sonja Henie
 Norway
Fritzi Burger
 Austria
Maribel Vinson
 United States
1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen
details
Sonja Henie
 Norway
Cecilia Colledge
 Great Britain
Vivi-Anne Hultén
 Sweden
1948 St. Moritz
details
Barbara Ann Scott
 Canada
Eva Pawlik
 Austria
Jeannette Altwegg
 Great Britain
1952 Oslo
details
Jeannette Altwegg
 Great Britain
Tenley Albright
 United States
Jacqueline du Bief
 France
1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo
details
Tenley Albright
 United States
Carol Heiss
 United States
Ingrid Wendl
 Austria
1960 Squaw Valley
details
Carol Heiss
 United States
Sjoukje Dijkstra
 Netherlands
Barbara Roles
 United States
1964 Innsbruck
details
Sjoukje Dijkstra
 Netherlands
Regine Heitzer
 Austria
Petra Burka
 Canada
1968 Grenoble
details
Peggy Fleming
 United States
Gabriele Seyfert
 East Germany
Hana Mašková
 Czechoslovakia
1972 Sapporo
details
Beatrix Schuba
 Austria
Karen Magnussen
 Canada
Janet Lynn
 United States
1976 Innsbruck
details
Dorothy Hamill
 United States
Dianne de Leeuw
 Netherlands
Christine Errath
 East Germany
1980 Lake Placid
details
Anett Pötzsch
 East Germany
Linda Fratianne
 United States
Dagmar Lurz
 West Germany
1984 Sarajevo
details
Katarina Witt
 East Germany
Rosalynn Sumners
 United States
Kira Ivanova
 Soviet Union
1988 Calgary
details
Katarina Witt
 East Germany
Elizabeth Manley
 Canada
Debi Thomas
 United States
1992 Albertville
details
Kristi Yamaguchi
 United States
Midori Ito
 Japan
Nancy Kerrigan
 United States
1994 Lillehammer
details
Oksana Baiul
 Ukraine
Nancy Kerrigan
 United States
Chen Lu
 China
1998 Nagano
details
Tara Lipinski
 United States
Michelle Kwan
 United States
Chen Lu
 China
2002 Salt Lake City
details
Sarah Hughes
 United States
Irina Slutskaya
 Russia
Michelle Kwan
 United States
2006 Torino
details
Shizuka Arakawa
 Japan
Sasha Cohen
 United States
Irina Slutskaya
 Russia
2010 Vancouver
details
Kim Yuna
 South Korea
Mao Asada
 Japan
Joannie Rochette
 Canada
2014 Sochi
details
Adelina Sotnikova
 Russia
Kim Yuna
 South Korea
Carolina Kostner
 Italy

Pairs[edit]

From 1964 to 2006, Russian figure skaters—representing the Soviet Union, the Unified Team, or Russia—won the gold medal in the pairs event, in what is the longest series of victories for one country in one winter event.[7]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1908 London
details
 Anna Hübler
and Heinrich Burger (GER)
 Phyllis Johnson
and James H. Johnson (GBR)
 Madge Syers
and Edgar Syers (GBR)
1912 Stockholm not included in the Olympic program
1920 Antwerp
details
 Ludowika Jakobsson
/ Walter Jakobsson (FIN)
 Alexia Bryn
and Yngvar Bryn (NOR)
 Phyllis Johnson
and Basil Williams (GBR)
1924 Chamonix
details
 Helene Engelmann
and Alfred Berger (AUT)
 Ludowika Jakobsson
and Walter Jakobsson (FIN)
 Andrée Joly
and Pierre Brunet (FRA)
1928 St. Moritz
details
 Andrée Joly
and Pierre Brunet (FRA)
 Lilly Scholz
and Otto Kaiser (AUT)
 Melitta Brunner
and Ludwig Wrede (AUT)
1932 Lake Placid
details
 Andrée Brunet
and Pierre Brunet (FRA)
 Beatrix Loughran
and Sherwin Badger (USA)
 Emília Rotter
and László Szollás (HUN)
1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen
details
 Maxi Herber
and Ernst Baier (GER)
 Ilse Pausin
and Erik Pausin (AUT)
 Emília Rotter
and László Szollás (HUN)
1948 St. Moritz
details
 Micheline Lannoy
and Pierre Baugniet (BEL)
 Andrea Kékesy
and Ede Király (HUN)
 Suzanne Morrow
and Wallace Diestelmeyer (CAN)
1952 Oslo
details
 Ria Falk
and Paul Falk (GER)
 Karol Kennedy
and Peter Kennedy (USA)
 Marianna Nagy
and László Nagy (HUN)
1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo
details
 Sissy Schwarz
and Kurt Oppelt (AUT)
 Frances Dafoe
and Norris Bowden (CAN)
 Marianna Nagy
and László Nagy (HUN)
1960 Squaw Valley
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 Barbara Wagner
and Robert Paul (CAN)
 Marika Kilius
and Hans-Jürgen Bäumler (EUA)
 Nancy Ludington
and Ronald Ludington (USA)
1964 Innsbruck
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 Ludmila Belousova
and Oleg Protopopov (URS)
 Marika Kilius
and Hans-Jürgen Bäumler (EUA)
 Debbi Wilkes
and Guy Revell (CAN)
 Vivian Joseph
and Ronald Joseph (USA)
1968 Grenoble
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 Ludmila Belousova
and Oleg Protopopov (URS)
 Tatyana Zhuk
and Aleksandr Gorelik (URS)
 Margot Glockshuber
and Wolfgang Danne (FRG)
1972 Sapporo
details
 Irina Rodnina
and Alexei Ulanov (URS)
 Lyudmila Smirnova
and Andrei Suraikin (URS)
 Manuela Groß
and Uwe Kagelmann (GDR)
1976 Innsbruck
details
 Irina Rodnina
and Alexander Zaitsev (URS)
 Romy Kermer
and Rolf Österreich (GDR)
 Manuela Groß
and Uwe Kagelmann (GDR)
1980 Lake Placid
details
 Irina Rodnina
and Alexander Zaitsev (URS)
 Marina Cherkasova
and Sergei Shakhrai (URS)
 Manuela Mager
and Uwe Bewersdorf (GDR)
1984 Sarajevo
details
 Elena Valova
and Oleg Vasiliev (URS)
 Kitty Carruthers
and Peter Carruthers (USA)
 Larisa Selezneva
and Oleg Makarov (URS)
1988 Calgary
details
 Ekaterina Gordeeva
and Sergei Grinkov (URS)
 Elena Valova
and Oleg Vasiliev (URS)
 Jill Watson
and Peter Oppegard (USA)
1992 Albertville
details
 Natalia Mishkutenok
and Artur Dmitriev (EUN)
 Elena Bechke
and Denis Petrov (EUN)
 Isabelle Brasseur
and Lloyd Eisler (CAN)
1994 Lillehammer
details
 Ekaterina Gordeeva
and Sergei Grinkov (RUS)
 Natalia Mishkutenok
and Artur Dmitriev (RUS)
 Isabelle Brasseur
and Lloyd Eisler (CAN)
1998 Nagano
details
 Oksana Kazakova
and Artur Dmitriev (RUS)
 Elena Berezhnaya
and Anton Sikharulidze (RUS)
 Mandy Wötzel
and Ingo Steuer (GER)
2002 Salt Lake City
details
 Elena Berezhnaya
and Anton Sikharulidze (RUS)
 Jamie Salé
and David Pelletier (CAN)
None awarded[b]  Shen Xue
and Zhao Hongbo (CHN)
2006 Torino
details
 Tatiana Totmianina
and Maxim Marinin (RUS)
 Zhang Dan
and Zhang Hao (CHN)
 Shen Xue
and Zhao Hongbo (CHN)
2010 Vancouver
details
 Shen Xue
and Zhao Hongbo (CHN)
 Pang Qing
and Tong Jian (CHN)
 Aliona Savchenko
and Robin Szolkowy (GER)
2014 Sochi
details
 Tatiana Volosozhar
and Maxim Trankov (RUS)
 Ksenia Stolbova
and Fedor Klimov (RUS)
 Aliona Savchenko
and Robin Szolkowy (GER)

Ice dancing[edit]

Canadian Ice Dance pair Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir receiving their Olympic gold medal at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. They are the first North American and Canadian ice dance team to win gold as well as the youngest.
Games Gold Silver Bronze
1976 Innsbruck
details
 Lyudmila Pakhomova
and Aleksandr Gorshkov (URS)
 Irina Moiseyeva
and Andrei Minenkov (URS)
 Colleen O'Connor
and James Millns (USA)
1980 Lake Placid
details
 Natalia Linichuk
and Gennadi Karponossov (URS)
 Krisztina Regőczy
and András Sallay (HUN)
 Irina Moiseyeva
and Andrei Minenkov (URS)
1984 Sarajevo
details
 Jayne Torvill
and Christopher Dean (GBR)
 Natalia Bestemianova
and Andrei Bukin (URS)
 Marina Klimova
and Sergei Ponomarenko (URS)
1988 Calgary
details
 Natalia Bestemianova
and Andrei Bukin (URS)
 Marina Klimova
and Sergei Ponomarenko (URS)
 Tracy Wilson
and Robert McCall (CAN)
1992 Albertville
details
 Marina Klimova
and Sergei Ponomarenko (EUN)
 Isabelle Duchesnay
and Paul Duchesnay (FRA)
 Maya Usova
and Alexander Zhulin (EUN)
1994 Lillehammer
details
 Oksana Grishuk
and Evgeny Platov (RUS)
 Maya Usova
and Alexander Zhulin (RUS)
 Jayne Torvill
and Christopher Dean (GBR)
1998 Nagano
details
 Oksana Grishuk
and Evgeny Platov (RUS)
 Anjelika Krylova
and Oleg Ovsyannikov (RUS)
 Marina Anissina
and Gwendal Peizerat (FRA)
2002 Salt Lake City
details
 Marina Anissina
and Gwendal Peizerat (FRA)
 Irina Lobacheva
and Ilia Averbukh (RUS)
 Barbara Fusar-Poli
and Maurizio Margaglio (ITA)
2006 Torino
details
 Tatiana Navka
and Roman Kostomarov (RUS)
 Tanith Belbin
and Benjamin Agosto (USA)
 Elena Grushina
and Ruslan Goncharov (UKR)
2010 Vancouver
details
 Tessa Virtue
and Scott Moir (CAN)
 Meryl Davis
and Charlie White (USA)
 Oksana Domnina
and Maxim Shabalin (RUS)
2014 Sochi
details
 Meryl Davis
and Charlie White (USA)
 Tessa Virtue
and Scott Moir (CAN)
 Elena Ilinykh
and Nikita Katsalapov (RUS)

Team trophy[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
2014 Sochi
details
 Russia (RUS)
Evgeni Plushenko
Yulia Lipnitskaya
Ksenia Stolbova
Fedor Klimov
Elena Ilinykh
Nikita Katsalapov
Tatiana Volosozhar
Maxim Trankov
Ekaterina Bobrova
Dmitri Soloviev
 Canada (CAN)
Kevin Reynolds
Kaetlyn Osmond
Kirsten Moore-Towers
Dylan Moscovitch
Tessa Virtue
Scott Moir
Patrick Chan
Meagan Duhamel
Eric Radford
 United States (USA)
Jason Brown
Gracie Gold
Marissa Castelli
Simon Shnapir
Meryl Davis
Charlie White
Jeremy Abbott
Ashley Wagner

Medal leaders[edit]

The record for the number of Olympic medals by an individual is held by Gillis Grafström (Sweden) and Evgeni Plushenko (Russia) who have each won four medals.[9]

Athletes who won more than one medal at the Olympics are listed below.[5]

A woman and a man in figure skating blades stand on an outdoor ice rink posing for a shot. On the left, the woman has both hands in her waist, while the man has his right arm around her left arm.
Sonja Henie and Karl Schäfer (pictured in 1932 in Lake Placid) are two of the nineteen multiple Olympic gold medalists in figure skating.
An ice dancing couple performing a routine. The man, on the right, is dressed with a dark suit and holds his white-dressed partner by her waist and left hand.
Ice dancers Marina Klimova and Sergei Ponomarenko won a bronze medal in 1984, improved to a silver in 1988, and capped their Olympic appearances with a gold in 1992.
Russian ice dancing pair Oksana Grishuk and Evgeny Platov added the 1994 and 1998 Olympic gold to their four world and three European titles.
Athlete Nation Olympics Gold Silver Bronze Total
Grafström, GillisGillis Grafström  Sweden (SWE) 1920–1932[a] 3 1 0 4
Plushenko, EvgeniEvgeni Plushenko  Russia (RUS) 2002–2014 2 2 0 4
Henie, SonjaSonja Henie  Norway (NOR) 1928–1936 3 0 0 3
Rodnina, IrinaIrina Rodnina[c] / Zaitsev, AlexanderAlexander Zaitsev  Soviet Union (URS) 1972–1980 3 0 0 3
Dmitriev, ArturArtur Dmitriev[d] / Mishkutenok, NataliaNatalia Mishkutenok  Unified Team (EUN)
 Russia (RUS)
1992–1998 2 1 0 3
Brunet, AndréeAndrée Brunet / Brunet, PierrePierre Brunet  France (FRA) 1924–1932 2 0 1 3
Belousova, LudmilaLudmila Belousova / Protopopov, OlegOleg Protopopov  Soviet Union (URS) 1964–1968 2 0 0 2
Button, DickDick Button  United States (USA) 1948–1952 2 0 0 2
Gordeeva, EkaterinaEkaterina Gordeeva / Grinkov, SergeiSergei Grinkov  Soviet Union (URS)
 Russia (RUS)
1988, 1994 2 0 0 2
Grishuk, OksanaOksana Grishuk / Platov, EvgenyEvgeny Platov  Russia (RUS) 1994–1998 2 0 0 2
Schäfer, KarlKarl Schäfer  Austria (AUT) 1928–1936 2 0 0 2
Volosozhar, TatianaTatiana Volosozhar / Trankov, MaximMaxim Trankov  Russia (RUS) 2014 2 0 0 2
Witt, KatarinaKatarina Witt  East Germany (GDR) 1984–1988 2 0 0 2
Virtue, TessaTessa Virtue / Moir, ScottScott Moir  Canada (CAN) 2010–2014 1 2 0 3
Davis, MerylMeryl Davis / White, CharlieCharlie White  United States (USA) 2010–2014 1 1 1 3
Klimova, MarinaMarina Klimova / Ponomarenko, SergeiSergei Ponomarenko  Unified Team (EUN)
 Soviet Union (URS)
1984–1992 1 1 1 3
Albright, TenleyTenley Albright  United States (USA) 1952–1956 1 1 0 2
Berezhnaya, ElenaElena Berezhnaya / Sikharulidze, AntonAnton Sikharulidze  Russia (RUS) 1998–2002 1 1 0 2
Dijkstra, SjoukjeSjoukje Dijkstra  Netherlands (NED) 1960–1964 1 1 0 2
Heiss, CarolCarol Heiss  United States (USA) 1956–1960 1 1 0 2
Jakobsson, LudowikaLudowika Jakobsson / Jakobsson, WalterWalter Jakobsson  Finland (FIN) 1920–1924 1 1 0 2
Kim Yuna  South Korea (KOR) 2010–2014 1 1 0 2
Shen Xue / Zhao Hongbo  China (CHN) 2002–2010 1 0 2 3
Altwegg, JeannetteJeannette Altwegg  Great Britain (GBR) 1948–1952 1 0 1 2
Anissina, MarinaMarina Anissina / Peizerat, GwendalGwendal Peizerat  France (FRA) 1998–2002 1 0 1 2
Jenkins, DavidDavid Jenkins  United States (USA) 1956–1960 1 0 1 2
Petrenko, ViktorViktor Petrenko  Soviet Union (URS)
 Unified Team (EUN)
1988–1992 1 0 1 2
Loughran, BeatrixBeatrix Loughran[e]  United States (USA) 1924–1932 0 2 1 3
Böckl, WillyWilly Böckl  Austria (AUT) 1924–1928 0 2 0 2
Burger, FritziFritzi Burger  Austria (AUT) 1928–1932 0 2 0 2
Chan, PatrickPatrick Chan  Canada (CAN) 2014 0 2 0 2
Kilius, MarikaMarika Kilius / Bäumler, Hans-JürgenHans-Jürgen Bäumler  United Team of Germany (EUA) 1960–1964 0 2 0 2
Orser, BrianBrian Orser  Canada (CAN) 1984–1988 0 2 0 2
Stojko, ElvisElvis Stojko  Canada (CAN) 1994–1998 0 2 0 2
Johnson, PhyllisPhyllis Johnson[f]  Great Britain (GBR) 1908–1920 0 1 1 2
Kerrigan, NancyNancy Kerrigan  United States (USA) 1992–1994 0 1 1 2
Kwan, MichelleMichelle Kwan  United States (USA) 1998–2002 0 1 1 2
Slutskaya, IrinaIrina Slutskaya  Russia (RUS) 2002–2006 0 1 1 2
Usova, MayaMaya Usova / Zhulin, AlexanderAlexander Zhulin  Unified Team (EUN)
 Russia (RUS)
1992–1994 0 1 1 2
Brasseur, IsabelleIsabelle Brasseur / Eisler, LloydLloyd Eisler  Canada (CAN) 1992–1994 0 0 2 2
Candeloro, PhilippePhilippe Candeloro  France (FRA) 1994–1998 0 0 2 2
Groß, ManuelaManuela Groß / Kagelmann, UweUwe Kagelmann  East Germany (GDR) 1972–1976 0 0 2 2
Chen Lu  China (CHN) 1994–1998 0 0 2 2
Nagy, MariannaMarianna Nagy / Nagy, LászlóLászló Nagy  Hungary (HUN) 1952–1956 0 0 2 2
Péra, PatrickPatrick Péra  France (FRA) 1968–1972 0 0 2 2
Rotter, EmíliaEmília Rotter / Szollás, LászlóLászló Szollás  Hungary (HUN) 1932–1936 0 0 2 2
Savchenko, AlionaAliona Savchenko / Szolkowy, RobinRobin Szolkowy  Germany (GER) 2010–2014 0 0 2 2

Medal sweep events[edit]

These are events in which athletes from one NOC won all three medals.

Games Event NOC Gold Silver Bronze
1908 London Men's singles  Sweden (SWE) Ulrich Salchow Richard Johansson Per Thorén
1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo Men's singles  United States (USA) Hayes Alan Jenkins Ronnie Robertson David Jenkins

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  1. ^ Grafström's first gold medal was in the figure skating tournament held during the 1920 Summer Olympics. The remaining medals were won at the 1924–1932 Winter Games.
  2. ^ No silver medal was awarded in the 2002 Olympic figure skating pairs event, as the Canadians Salé and Pelletier were also given a gold medal, in the aftermath of a judging scandal.[10]
  3. ^ Irina Rodnina won three gold medals, and Alexander Zaitsev won two gold medals. Rodnina won a gold medal with partner Alexei Ulanov in 1972. Rodnina and Zaitsev won two gold medals together in 1976 and 1980.
  4. ^ Artur Dmitriev won two gold medals and a silver medal, and Natalia Mishkutenok won a gold and a silver medal. Dmitriev and Mishkutenok won their medals in 1992 and 1994. Dmitriev won his other gold medal with partner Oksana Kazakova in 1998.
  5. ^ Beatrix Loughran won three medals in two disciplines. A silver and a bronze medal in ladies' singles and a silver medal with partner Sherwin Badger in pairs.
  6. ^ Phyllis Johnson won two medals in pairs with two different partners. A silver medal with James H. Johnson in 1908 and a bronze medal with Basil Williams in 1920.
  7. ^ At the 1964 Olympics, Marika Kilius / Hans-Jürgen Bäumler, Debbi Wilkes / Guy Revell, and Vivian Joseph / Ronald Joseph pairs placed 2nd, 3rd, and 4th respectively. Two years later, Kilius / Bäumler's results were invalidated because the pair had signed a professional contract before the Olympics. The silver medals went to Wilkes / Revell and the bronze medals to Joseph / Joseph. However, in 1987, the Germans were re-awarded the silvers after appealing that other pairs had signed similar contracts but weren't exposed and disqualified. After that, the placement of Wilkes / Revell and Joseph / Joseph pairs were unclear for many years. In November 2014, the IOC clarified that since the 1987 decision that both the German and Canadian pairs are the silver medalist and the US pair are the bronze medalist.[11][12]

References[edit]

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Specific
  1. ^ a b "Figure Skating". Official website of the Olympic Movement. International Olympic Committee. Retrieved July 14, 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "Figure Skating: History". Official website of the Olympic Movement. International Olympic Committee. Retrieved July 14, 2009. 
  3. ^ Windhausen, John D. (1976). "Russia's First Olympic Victor" (PDF). Journal of Sport History. United States of America: North American Society for Sport History. 3 (1): 35–44. Retrieved July 15, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Skating and Olympism" (PDF). Olympic Review. Lausanne: International Olympic Committee (199): 353. May 1984. Retrieved July 23, 2009. 
  5. ^ a b Kubatko, Justin. "Figure Skating". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 15, 2009. 
  6. ^ "Then & Now: Ekaterina Gordeeva". CNN.com. CNN. June 22, 2005. Retrieved August 6, 2009. 
  7. ^ a b "Factsheet: Records and medals at the Olympic Winter Games" (PDF). Official website of the Olympic Movement. International Olympic Committee. February 2009. Retrieved July 15, 2009. 
  8. ^ Mihoces, Gary (February 14, 2006). "Record day for Russia's Plushenko; Weir second". USA Today. Retrieved July 12, 2009. 
  9. ^ "Skating and Olympism" (PDF). Olympic Review. Lausanne: International Olympic Committee (199): 353. May 1984. Retrieved July 23, 2009. 
  10. ^ "Sale, Pelletier share gold with Russian pair". Salt Lake'02 Winter Games. ESPN. Associated Press. February 15, 2002. Retrieved July 16, 2009. 
  11. ^ "Fifty years later, Joseph siblings find redemption". IceNetwork.com. November 25, 2014. 
  12. ^ Hersh, Philip (November 25, 2014). "A half-century later, Joseph siblings recognized as Olympic medal-winners". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved November 28, 2014. 

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