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Figure Skating at the 1928 Sankt Moritz Winter Games

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Host City: Sankt Moritz, Switzerland
Date Started: February 14, 1928
Date Finished: February 15, 1928
Events: 3

Participants: 51 (23 men and 28 women) from 12 countries
Youngest Participant: NOR Sonja Henie (15 years, 312 days)
Oldest Participant: FIN Walter Jakobsson (46 years, 9 days)
Most Medals (Athlete): 12 athletes with 1 medal
Most Medals (Country): AUT Austria (4 medals)


The three standard events – Men's, Ladies', and Pairs – were held outdoors at the [Ice Stadium in Badrutts' Park], which was standard in this era. Men and women skated compulsory figures and a free skating program, with the compulsory figures counting towards 60% of the final score, while pairs skated a single free skate program. Overall placements were determined by the majority placement system.