The Best Olympic Athletes in Figure Skating

Voting 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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  • Evgeni Plushenko
    507 votes
    • Birthplace: Solnechny District
    • Nationality: Russia
    Evgeni Viktorovich Plushenko (Russian: Евге́ний Ви́кторович Плю́щенко​ , born 3 November 1982) is a Russian former figure skater. He is a four-time Olympic medalist (2006 gold, 2014 team gold, 2002 & ...more
  • Sonja Henie
    Dec. at 57 (1912-1969)
    416 votes
    • Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
    • Nationality: Norway
    Sonja Henie (8 April 1912 – 12 October 1969) was a Norwegian figure skater and film star. She was a three-time Olympic Champion (1928, 1932, 1936) in Ladies' Singles, a ten-time World Champion ...more
  • Evgenia Tarasova

    Evgenia Tarasova

    Age: 28
    352 votes
    • Birthplace: Kazan, Russia
    • Nationality: Russia
    Evgenia Maximovna Tarasova is a Russian pair skater. With partner Vladimir Morozov, she is the 2013 Winter Universiade silver medalist and 2015 Russian national silver medalist. On the junior level, ...more
  • Bradie Tennell
    Bradie Tennell (born January 31, 1998) is an American figure skater. She is a 2018 Olympic team event bronze medalist, the 2020 Four Continents bronze medalist, the 2018 CS Autumn Classic champion, ...more
  • Yuzuru Hanyu
    810 votes
    • Birthplace: Sendai, Japan
    • Nationality: Japan
    Yuzuru Hanyu (羽生結弦, Hanyū Yuzuru, born December 7, 1994) is a Japanese figure skater who competes in the men's singles discipline. He is a two-time Olympic champion (2014, 2018), a two-time World ...more
  • Scott Moir

    Scott Moir

    Age: 35
    256 votes
    • Birthplace: London, Canada
    • Nationality: Canada
    Scott Patrick Moir (born September 2, 1987) is a Canadian ice dancer. With ice dance partner Tessa Virtue, he is the 2010 Olympic champion, the 2018 Olympic champion, the 2014 Olympic silver ...more