Three figure skating events were contested at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, but they were held in April 1920, four months before most of the other Olympic events at the 1920 Games. The figure skating competition took place at the Ice Palace of Antwerp.
|Figure skating at the VII Summer Olympics|
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Ludowika Jakobsson / Walter Jakobsson
1908 Summer Olympics
1924 Winter Olympics
Gillis Grafström of Sweden captured the first of three consecutive Olympic gold medals in the men's single event in 1920. 1908 gold medalist Ulrich Salchow finished fourth. At age 44, bronze medalist Martin Stixrud is the oldest man to ever win an Olympic medal in an individual winter event.
Despite receiving no first place votes from the judges in the women's singles, Magda Julin of Sweden captured the gold on the strength of three second-place ordinals. She was three months pregnant at the time.
and Walter Jakobsson
and Yngvar Bryn
and Basil Williams
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A total of 26 figure skaters, 14 men and 12 women, from eight nations competed at the Antwerp Games:
- "Figure Skating at the 1920 Summer Olympics". Olympedia. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
- "International Olympic Committee Factsheet: Records and Medals: Games of the Olympiad" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 August 2009. (167 KB)