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Profiles of Olympic Figure Skating Champions

This section includes profiles of Olympic figure skating champions from the past and present.
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Olympic Figure Skating Champions Sochi 2014
Learn a bit about the figure skaters who won gold at the XXII Winter Olympic Games which took place in Sochi Russia from February 6 through February 22, 2014.

Olympic Figure Skating Women Gold Medalists
This is a list of the women who won gold in figure skating at the Winter Olympic Games.

Olympic Figure Skating Champions Sochi 2014
Learn a bit about the figure skaters who won gold at the XXII Winter Olympic Games which took place in Sochi Russia from February 6 through February 22, 2014.

Men Olympic Figure Skating Gold Medalists
Meet the men who won figure skating gold at the Winter Olympic Games.

Olympic Pair Skating Champions
Meet the pair skaters who won figure skating gold at the Winter Olympic Games.

Olympic Ice Dance Champions
Ice dancing became an Olympic figure skating event in 1976. This is a list of the ice dancers who have won Olympic gold.

An Illustrated History of Olympic Figure Skating
From its appearance in the first modern Olympic Games in 1908, to the 2010 Vancouver Olympics and beyond, figure skating has gone through amazing changes. Check out the history of the sport.

Famous Women Olympic Figure Skaters
This article lists some of the most famous women in Olympic figure skating history.

Madge Syers - A Profile of the World's First Ladies Olympic Skating Champion
Madge Syers was the first ever ladies Olympic figure skating champion.

Barbara Wagner Photos - Memories From an Olympic Pair Figure Skating Champion
With pair skating partner Bob Paul, Barbara Wagner won five Canadian national titles, four world championships, two North American championships, and the Winter Olympics.

Evan Lysacek Photo Gallery
On February 18, 2010, Evan Lysacek became the 2010 Olympic Figure Skating Champion.

Carol Heiss Photo Gallery
Carol Heiss won the 1960 Olympics in women's figure skating and she also won the silver medal at the 1956 Olympics. When she won the 1960 Olympic Gold Medal, all nine judges awarded her first place.

Which Pair Skating Team Should Have Won in 2002?
The 2002 Olympic figure skating scandal caused the scoring system for figure skating to be revanmped and changed. Which pair skating team really deserved to win the gold?

Irina Rodnina - Three Time Olympic Pair Figure Skating Champion
Ice skating legend, Irina Rodnina, is only pair skater who has won ten successive World Figure Skating titles and three successive Olympic gold medals.

Aleksandr Zaitsev - Olympic and World Pair Skating Champion
Aleksandr Zaitsev was the pair skating partner of the figure skating legend Irina Rodnina. They won every competition they entered. They won gold at the 1976 and 1980 Winter Olympics and they won six World Championships.

Barbara Wagner - 1960 Olympic Pair Figure Skating Champion
Barbara Wagner and Bob Paul are the 1960 Olympic Pair Skating Champions.

Tenley Albright - 1956 Olympic Figure Skating Champion
1956 Olympic Figure Skating Champion, Tenley Albright, won the US National Figure Skating title five times, and also was the first lady from the United States to win the World Figure Skating title and Olympic figure skating title.

Shizuka Arakawa - Japan's First Ladies Olympic Figure Skating Champion
Shizuka Arakawa is the 2006 Olympic Figure Skating Champion. She is Japan's first ever ladies figure skating Olympic Champion.

1994 Olympic Ice Skating Champion Oksana Baiul
Oksana Baiul, from the Ukraine, won the 1994 Olympics in women's figure skating.

1964 and 1968 Olympic Champions Lyudmila Belousova & Oleg Protopopov
Lyudmila Belousova and Oleg Protopopov won two Olympic gold medals in pair skating. They were known for being creative and for being artistic on the ice. Their ballet style of pair skating changed the sport.

1988 Olympic Champion Brian Boitano
Brian Boitano won the Olympics in 1988. His signature jump was the Tano triple lutz where he raised his left arm above his head. He was known for almost always skating perfectly.

1948 and 1952 Olympic Champion Dick Button
Dick Button has been a figure skating commentator since 1962. He is figure skating's best known television analyst. He is also an Olympic ice skating champion.

1976 Olympic Figure Skating Champion John Curry
John Curry was a British figure skater who won the gold medal at the Olympics in men's figure skating in 1976. He was known for bringing ballet to the ice.

1968 Olympic Figure Skating Champion Peggy Fleming
Peggy Fleming is the 1968 Olympic Figure Skating Champion. She also was a world and U.S. National ladies figure skating champion. She was known for being both an athletic and graceful ice skater.

1988 and 1994 Olympic Pair Skating Champions Gordeeva and Grinkov
Russian pair skaters Gordeeva and Grinkov won virtually every competition they entered. They won the Olympics in both 1988 and in 1994. They began skating together as children and married in 1991. Sergei died suddenly in 1995. Ekaterina Gordeeva continues to perform.

1976 Olympic Champion Dorothy Hamill
Dorothy Hamill won the 1976 Winter Olympics.

1984 Olympic Figure Skating Champion Scott Hamilton
Scott Hamilton won the 1984 Olympics in figure skating.

1960 Olympic Figure Skating Champion Carol Heiss
Carol Heiss won the Olympics in 1960. She also won a silver medal in 1956. This profile gives some highlights of her figure skating career.

1928, 1932, and 1936 Olympic Figure Skating Champion Sonja Henie
Sonja Henie is considered a figure skating legend and is also considered the first ice skating celebrity. She won gold at three different Olympics and is known for bringing ballet to the ice.

Photos of Figure Skating Legend Sonja Henie
Sonja Henie won the gold medal in figure skating at three different Olympics and is known for bringing ballet to the ice. This photo gallery shows some photos of Sonja Henie from 1924 through 1936.

Sonja Henie: Queen Of The Ice DVD Review
Sonja Henie is considered a figure skating legend. The DVD, "Sonja Henie: Queen Of The Ice" tells the story of her entire life and career.

2002 Olympic Figure Skating Champion Sarah Hughes
2002 Olympic Figure Skating Champion, Sarah Hughes, was not expected to win the gold medal at the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City.

1998 Olympic Figure Skating Champion Tara Lipinski
In 1998, Tara Lipinski won the Olympic gold medal in figure skating at age fifteen. She is youngest Olympic gold medalist in figure skating history.

1992 Oympic Pair Champions Natalia Mishkutenok and Artur Dmitriev
Natalia Mishkutenok and Artur Dmitriev are the 1992 Olympic pair skating champions. They competed together before, during, and after the breakup of the Soviet Union, During their time together, they competed for the Soviet Union, the Unified Team, and Russia.

1908 Olympic Men's Figure Skating Champion Ulrich Salchow
Ulrich Salchow invented a figure skating jump which is called the salchow. He was a Swedish ice skater and world and Olympic figure skating champion. Ulrich Salchow was a very important person in the sport of figure skating in the early part of the 20th Century.

2006 Olympic Figure Skating Champion Evgeni Plushenko
Russian male figure skater Evgeni Plushenko won the Gold Medal in the 2006 Olympics. His huge jumps dazzle audiences.

1948 Olympic Figure Skating Champion Barbara Ann Scott
Barbara Ann Scott was the first Canadian to win a gold medal in Olympic figure skating.

1984 Olympic Ice Dance Champions Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean
Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean won the Olympics in ice dancing in 1984. They are considered figure skating legends.

Photos of Olympic Ice Dance Champions Jayne Torvill & Christopher Dean
In 1984, British ice dancers, Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean, won the Olympics. This photo gallery shows some of the highlights of their figure skating career.

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir - Olympic & Canadian Ice Dance Champions
On February 22, 2010, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir became Canada's first-ever Olympic Ice Dance Champions.

Barbara Wagner and Robert Paul - 1960 Olympic Pair Skating Champions
Barbara Wagner and Robert Paul won the Canadian pair skating title five times, the world pair skating title four times, and also won gold at the 1960 Winter Olympic Games.

1992 Olympic Champion Kristi Yamaguchi
Kristi Yamaguchi won the 1992 Olympics. She also competed in pair skating with partner Rudy Galindo. In 1989, she became the first woman, in thirty-five years, to win two medals at the U.S. nationals.

1984 and 1988 Olympic Figure Skating Champion Katarina Witt
Katarina Witt is the 1984 and 1988 Olympic Figure Skating Champion. She was known for being beautiful and athletic.

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