winter sports The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating  

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List Rules Only athletes that have competed in figure skating in the Olympic Games.

The figure skaters on this list have made it all the way to the Olympics in their sport. These amazing athletes had the honor of representing their country at the Olympic games, and some of these famous names even took home the gold. This list isn't just about winners, times, distances, and points, however. It's about the public's favorite star! Olympians on this list have captured the hearts of the public in one way or another, and have led their peers in figure skating competitions. Only the greatest figure skating Olympic athletes are featured on the front page of this list, so vote for the most beloved skaters of all time.  

Figure skating athletes who have competed in the Olympics don't all have what it takes to be called the "best" in their Olympic sport. Vote carefully and make sure that only the true greats get a place on the front page of this list. From established stars like Kristi Yamaguchi to up and coming legends like Gabrielle Daleman, there are plenty of stars to vote for below! 

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366 109
Kim Yuna is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
Kim Yuna age 27

2
155 72
Kristi Yamaguchi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
LaurieM added Kristi Yamaguchi age 46

3
36 4
Yuzuru Hanyu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
glace added Yuzuru Hanyu age 24

4
147 76
Katarina Witt is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
Steph Bowerhaus added Katarina Witt age 52

5
110 51
Tessa Virtue is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
Tessa Virtue age 28

6
87 39
Scott Moir is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
Scott Moir age 30

7
102 56
Dorothy Hamill is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating

8
139 84
Mao Asada is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
eniseek7 added Mao Asada age 27

9
51 18
Evgenia Medvedeva is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating

10
100 57
Patrick Chan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
Patrick Chan age 27

11
63 30
Scott Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
Tom Derr added Scott Hamilton age 59

12
89 53
Jayne Torvill is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
Jayne Torvill age 60

13
87 52
Evgeni Plushenko is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating

14
84 51
Meryl Davis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
Meryl Davis age 31

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90 56
Peggy Fleming is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
Peggy Fleming age 69

16
66 39
Charlie White is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
Charlie White age 30

17
52 28
Javier Fernández is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating

18
60 35
Sonja Henie is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
Sonja Henie Died at 57 (1912-1969)

19
73 47
Oksana Baiul is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
LaurieM added Oksana Baiul age 40

20
33 13
Michelle Kwan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
Tom Derr added Michelle Kwan age 37

21
72 48
Carolina Kostner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating

Athletes Who Spark the Most Fan Arguments

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40 20
Dick Button is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
Tom Derr added Dick Button age 88

23
42 23
Mirai Nagasu is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
Mirai Nagasu age 24

24
48 31
Christopher Dean is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating

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55 41
Tanith Belbin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
Tanith Belbin age 33

26
38 25
Tara Lipinski is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
Ana Rodrigues added Tara Lipinski age 36

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34 23
Aliona Savchenko is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating

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46 36
Joannie Rochette is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating

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15 8
Sasha Cohen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
NY_JeffC added Sasha Cohen age 33 - 2006 US Champion and Olympic Silver medalist

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54 50
Nancy Kerrigan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
LaurieM added Nancy Kerrigan age 48

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21 15
Nathan Chen is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
Nathan Chen

32
35 30
Evan Lysacek is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
Evan Lysacek age 32

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12 7
Sergei Grinkov is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
MajaMintoft added Sergei Grinkov Died at 28 (1967-1995)

34
39 38
Miki Ando is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
Miki Ando age 30

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30 32
Tatiana Volosozhar is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating

The Creepiest Sports Mascots

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30 32
Shen Xue is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
Shen Xue age 39

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11 10
Meagan Duhamel is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating

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7 6
Kaetlyn Osmond is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating

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28 31
Zhao Hongbo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
Zhao Hongbo age 44

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14 15
Adam Rippon is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
Adam Rippon age 28

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23 26
Benjamin Agosto is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating

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28 34
Maxim Trankov is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
Maxim Trankov age 34

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17 21
Alena Leonova is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
Alena Leonova age 27

44
8 10
Evgenia Tarasova is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
Evgenia Tarasova age 23

45
19 24
Evan Bates is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
Evan Bates age 28

46
6 8
Gabrielle Daleman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
Gabrielle Daleman age 19

47
5 7
Vladimir Morozov is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
Vladimir Morozov age 23

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13 17
Fumie Suguri is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
Fumie Suguri age 37

49
28 36
Johnny Weir is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
Johnny Weir age 33

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6 9
Pang Qing is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating
Pang Qing age 38