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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.

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When did Figure skating get into the Olympics?

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it became a sport today because of its so brilliant and you need to be athletic


When did speed skating become an olympic sport?

Speed skating has been an event in the Winter Olympics since the first Winter Games in 1924.


Is there an Olympic sport that starts with i?

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Where can you do figure skating?

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Figure Skating is classed as a sport and is recognised by the International Olympics Committee as being one!!


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