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.
No, figure skating is in the Winter Olympics and will be competed in the upcoming 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
The first figure skating competition at the Olympics was at the 1908 Games in London.
was there a time when figure skating not contested in the olympics
It was introduced into the Olympics in 1908.
Listing of Gold Medal winners for the ladies figure skating in the Olympics?
Figure skating has been in the Winter Olympics since 1924 the first game in France
Figure skating may not look like a sport but it is extremely physically demanding.