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No, figure skating is in the Winter Olympics and will be competed in the upcoming 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

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Q: Is figure skating included in the Summer Olympics?
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Is figure skating in the summer Olympics?

No, Figure Skating is a sport in the Winter Olympics only.


What year was the first summer Olympics of figure skating?

The first figure skating competition at the Olympics was at the 1908 Games in London.


Before the winter Olympics there were two winter sports included in the summer Olympics?

Ice hockey and figure skating.Ice hockey was first competed in 1920 and figure skating in 1908. The first Winter Olympics were in 1924.


When did figure skating fisrt in the Olympics and what is the history of it?

Ice skating was first included in the Olympics in 1908. The US Figure skating association (aka USFSA) was formed in 1921.


What winter sports were included in the summer Olympics?

Prior to the creation of the Winter Olympics in 1924, figure skating and ice hockey were competed at the Summer Games. Once the Winter Games came into being, these sports were switched from Summer to Winter.


What sports are done at the Olympics?

Some sports included in the Summer Olympics are swimming, gymnastics, and golf. Winter Olympic sports include luge, curling, hockey, and figure skating.


How long has figure skating been a Olympic sport?

Figure skating was an event in the first Winter Olympics in 1924. (Prior to that, it was actually part of the Summer Olympics in 1908 and 1912.)


What are two traditionally Winter Olympic games that at one time were in the Summer Olympics?

Figure skating and ice hockey. Figure skating and ice hockey debuted in the Olympics before the creation of the Winter Games. Figure skating's first Olympics was 1908 and ice hockey's was 1920. The first Winter Olympics were held in 1924.


Who put figure skating in the Olympics?

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) makes the determination of which sports are to be included in the Olympics. The International Skating Union (ISU) petitioned to have figure skating included as a winter sport and it was, in time for the first Winter Olympic Games in 1924. For decades figure skating was the most popular Winter Olympic sport by far, but since 2010, TV audiences and streaming viewership of freestyle skiing and snowboarding have begun to outpace figure skating.


How long was figure skating have been part of the Olympics?

Figure skating has been part of the olympic games since 1908, where it was first part of the summer Olympics. In 1924, it was first introduced to the winter Olympics. Your question does not specify which Olympics, but it was in the summer Olympics 102 years ago. It has been in the winter Olympics for 86 years, and been in all 21 winter Olympic games since then.


What year did ice skatng first appear in the Olympics?

Figure skating's first appearance in the Olympics was the 1908 Summer Games in London.


Is figure skating in 2012 Olympics?

No, there weren't figure skating in the 2012 Olympics.


When did Figure skating get into the Olympics?

"Figure skating was first contested as an Olympic sport at the 1908 Summer Olympics, in London, United Kingdom. As this traditional winter sport could be conducted indoors, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) approved its inclusion in the Summer Olympics program." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Olympic_medalists_in_figure_skating


What is the age minimum for figure skating?

It's 16 for all events in both Winter and Summer Olympics


Was there a time when figure ice skating was not contested?

was there a time when figure skating not contested in the olympics


What are four Olympic sports?

Summer Olympics: Swimming, Boxing, Volleyball, Gymnastics (Artistic and Rhythmic) Winter Olympics: Speed Skating, Figure Skating, Luge, Ski Jumping


When did figure skating become an Olympic sport?

Figure skating has been an Olympic sport since the first Winter Olympics in 1924.Figure skating became part of the Olympics in the year 1908.


When did figure skating start being played in the Olympics?

The 1908 Games in London. When the Winter Olympics began in 1924, figure skating became an event in the Winter Olympics.


Listing of Gold Medal winners for the ladies figure skating in the Olympics?

Listing of Gold Medal winners for the ladies figure skating in the Olympics?


Which 2 winter sports made their debut at the summer Olympics?

Figure skating (1908) and ice hockey (1920).


When was figure skating introduced into the Olympics?

It was introduced into the Olympics in 1908.


What sports does Turkey participate in at the Olympics?

Turkey participates in alpine skiing, figure skating, and cross-country skiing in the winter olympics. In the summer olympics, all I know is that they wrestle.


How many years has figure skating been in the winter Olympics?

Figure skating has been in the Winter Olympics since 1924 the first game in France


Why do they have figure skating on the Olympics?

Figure skating may not look like a sport but it is extremely physically demanding.


What Country is the best at Figure Skating?

Canada, they just got the gold medal for figure skating in the Olympics.

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