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The special figures contest was won by Russian Nikolai Panin, who gave his country its first ever Olympic gold medal. He remains the event's sole winner, as it was subsequently dropped from the program. Ice dance joined as a medal sport in 1976, after appearing as a demonstration event at Grenoble 1968.

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

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