Figure skating was first contested in the Olympic Games at the Summer Olympics. Since , the sport has been a part of the Winter Olympic Games. Men's singles, ladies' singles , and pair skating have been held most often. Ice dance joined as a medal sport in and a team event debuted at the Olympics. Special figures were contested at only one Olympics, in
Sarajevo Pairs mixed - Olympic Figure skating
During the Olympics in Pyeongchang, however, everything is different; the couple recently opened up to. This promising pair took home the gold medal at the U. Championships but finished just short of the podium in the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Despite their clearly strong connection, partners Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue said they "hated each other" and were fierce competitors prior to coupling up on the ice in , according to an interview they did with. They were in a relationship for about two and a half years before calling it off—so they could focus on their performance on the ice, according to the NY Post. With all the success the couple's had on the ice, you'd think the two would be a perfect match.
Seven takeaways from the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships
The lyrics of their Queen free skate - "We are the champions" - came true on Thursday night for Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov. It's the first time a team has won on debut since , when Ekaterina Gordeeva and Sergei Grinkov did so. The duo went on to win two Olympics golds. Every element we were more happy," Mishina continued. A disappointed Boikova and Kozlovskii couldn't carry the momentum from the short, a
At the World Figure Skating Championships in Shanghai, five of the top seven pair teams attempted a quad element in their free skates: three quadruple twists, and two throw quadruple salchows. At the World Championships in Stockholm last week, no pair tried a quad twist or throw. Ditto in You have to go back to the World Championships in Milan, when Yevgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov did a quadruple twist in their silver medal free skate, for the last time a pair did a quad at worlds. It would be unthinkable for a man to land on the world podium in Stockholm without at least two types of quad jump, and indeed medalists Nathan Chen had five, Yuma Kagiyama three and Yuzuru Hanyu attempted four in their free skates.