Figure skating at the IV Winter Olympics
Type:Olympic Games
Men's singles:
Austria Karl Schäfer
Ladies' singles:
Norway Sonja Henie
Pair skating:
Germany Maxi Herber / Ernst Baier
1932 Winter Olympics
1948 Winter Olympics

Figure skating at the 1936 Winter Olympics took place at the Olympia-Kunsteisstadion in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, from 9 to 15 February 1936. Three figure skating events were contested: men's singles, ladies' singles, and pairs skating.[1]

Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles
Karl Schäfer
Ernst Baier
Felix Kaspar
Ladies' singles
Sonja Henie
Cecilia Colledge
 Great Britain
Vivi-Anne Hultén
Pairs skating
Maxi Herber
and Ernst Baier
Ilse Pausin
and Erik Pausin
Emília Rotter
and László Szollás

Medal table

1 Austria1113
2 Germany1102
3 Norway1001
4 Great Britain0101
5 Hungary0011
Totals (6 nations)3339

Participating nations

Only three figure skaters (two men and one lady) competed in both the singles and the pairs event.

A total of 84 figure skaters (41 men and 43 ladies) from 17 nations (men from 16 nations and ladies from 16 nations) competed at the Garmisch-Partenkirchen Games:


  1. ^ "Figure Skating at the 1936 Winter Olympics". Olympedia. Retrieved 1 July 2020.