Figure Skating — Singles, Women

Times held 25
Total participants 445
Total countries 51

Participants

Year Event Status Participants NOCs
1908 Singles, Women Olympic 5 3
1920 Singles, Women Olympic 6 4
1924 Singles, Women Olympic 8 6
1928 Singles, Women Olympic 20 8
1932 Singles, Women Olympic 15 7
1936 Singles, Women Olympic 26 13
1948 Singles, Women Olympic 25 10
1952 Singles, Women Olympic 25 12
1956 Singles, Women Olympic 21 11
1960 Singles, Women Olympic 26 13
1964 Singles, Women Olympic 30 14
1968 Singles, Women Olympic 32 15
1972 Singles, Women Olympic 19 14
1976 Singles, Women Olympic 21 15
1980 Singles, Women Olympic 22 15
1984 Singles, Women Olympic 23 16
1988 Singles, Women Olympic 31 23
1992 Singles, Women Olympic 29 21
1994 Singles, Women Olympic 27 16
1998 Singles, Women Olympic 28 21
2002 Singles, Women Olympic 27 19
2006 Singles, Women Olympic 29 19
2010 Singles, Women Olympic 30 23
2014 Singles, Women Olympic 30 20
2018 Singles, Women Olympic 30 20

Medal winners

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1908 Madge SyersGBR Elsa RendschmidtGER Dorothy Greenhough-SmithGBR
1920 Magda JulinSWE Svea NorénSWE Theresa WeldUSA
1924 Herma Planck-SzaboAUT Beatrix LoughranUSA Ethel MuckeltGBR
1928 Sonja HenieNOR Fritzi BurgerAUT Beatrix LoughranUSA
1932 Sonja HenieNOR Fritzi BurgerAUT Maribel VinsonUSA
1936 Sonja HenieNOR Cecilia ColledgeGBR Vivi-Anne HulténSWE
1948 Barbara Ann ScottCAN Eva PawlikAUT Jeannette AltweggGBR
1952 Jeannette AltweggGBR Tenley AlbrightUSA Jacqueline du BiefFRA
1956 Tenley AlbrightUSA Carol HeissUSA Ingrid WendlAUT
1960 Carol HeissUSA Sjoukje DijkstraNED Barbara Ann RolesUSA
1964 Sjoukje DijkstraNED Regine HeitzerAUT Petra BurkaCAN
1968 Peggy FlemingUSA Gabriele SeyfertGDR Hana MaškováTCH
1972 Trixi SchubaAUT Karen MagnussenCAN Janet LynnUSA
1976 Dorothy HamillUSA Dianne de LeeuwNED Christine ErrathGDR
1980 Anett PötzschGDR Linda FratianneUSA Dagmar LurzFRG
1984 Katarina WittGDR Rosalyn SumnersUSA Kira IvanovaURS
1988 Katarina WittGDR Elizabeth ManleyCAN Debi ThomasUSA
1992 Kristi YamaguchiUSA Midori ItoJPN Nancy KerriganUSA
1994 Oksana BaiulUKR Nancy KerriganUSA Chen LuCHN
1998 Tara LipinskiUSA Michelle KwanUSA Chen LuCHN
2002 Sarah HughesUSA Irina SlutskayaRUS Michelle KwanUSA
2006 Shizuka ArakawaJPN Sasha CohenUSA Irina SlutskayaRUS
2010 Yu-Na KimKOR Mao AsadaJPN Joannie RochetteCAN
2014 Adelina SotnikovaRUS Yu-Na KimKOR Carolina KostnerITA
2018 Alina ZagitovaROC Yevgeniya MedvedevaROC Kaetlyn OsmondCAN

Medals by country

NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
United States USA 7 8 8 23
East Germany GDR 3 1 1 5
Norway NOR 3 0 0 3
Austria AUT 2 4 1 7
Great Britain GBR 2 1 3 6
Canada CAN 1 2 3 6
Japan JPN 1 2 0 3
Netherlands NED 1 2 0 3
Russian Federation RUS 1 1 1 3
Sweden SWE 1 1 1 3
Republic of Korea KOR 1 1 0 2
Russian Olympic Committee ROC 1 1 0 2
Ukraine UKR 1 0 0 1
Germany GER 0 1 0 1
People's Republic of China CHN 0 0 2 2
Czechoslovakia TCH 0 0 1 1
France FRA 0 0 1 1
Italy ITA 0 0 1 1
Soviet Union URS 0 0 1 1
West Germany FRG 0 0 1 1

Top medallists

Athlete Nat Gold Silver Bronze Total
Sonja Henie NOR 3 0 0 3
Katarina Witt GDR
GER
2 0 0 2
Tenley Albright USA 1 1 0 2
Sjoukje Dijkstra NED 1 1 0 2
Carol Heiss USA 1 1 0 2
Yu-Na Kim KOR 1 1 0 2