How old were female figure skaters when they won Olympic gold?

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Sochi's ladies' figure skating competition is shaping up to be a showdown between reigning gold medalist Yuna Kim and newly christened Olympic darling with hometown advantage, Julia Lipnitskaia, who is just 15-years-old. Gold medal winners of Olympics' past have varied from seasoned veterans to baby-faced newcomers. How old were past ladies' figure skating winners when they stood atop of the podium? Take our quiz and share your score!

VANCOUVER, BC - FEBRUARY 23: Kim Yu-Na of South Korea competes in the Ladies Short Program Figure Skating on day 12 of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at Pacific Coliseum on February 23, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Kim Yu-Na
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VANCOUVER, BC - FEBRUARY 23: Kim Yu-Na of South Korea competes in the Ladies Short Program Figure Skating on day 12 of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at Pacific Coliseum on February 23, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Kim Yu-Na
Kim Yu-Na of Korea reacts with joy after her routine in the women's free skate on Thursday, February 25, 2010, during the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia. (George Bridges/MCT)
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Kim Yu-Na of Korea reacts with joy after her routine in the women's free skate on Thursday, February 25, 2010, during the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia. (George Bridges/MCT)
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Tara Lipinski burst onto the scene as a precocious 13-year-jumping bean, and one year later became the youngest national and world champion. She landed the first triple loop-triple loop combination in history to upset Michelle Kwan for gold at the 1989 Nagano Games -- the youngest individual winner in history. She now commentates for NBC. (Photo by David Madison/Getty Images)
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Tara Lipinski burst onto the scene as a precocious 13-year-jumping bean, and one year later became the youngest national and world champion. She landed the first triple loop-triple loop combination in history to upset Michelle Kwan for gold at the 1989 Nagano Games -- the youngest individual winner in history. She now commentates for NBC. (Photo by David Madison/Getty Images)
NAGANO 1998 Frauen Kuer 20.02.98, Tara LIPINSKI (USA) - GOLD - (Photo by Ruediger Fessel/Bongarts/Getty Images)
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NAGANO 1998 Frauen Kuer 20.02.98, Tara LIPINSKI (USA) - GOLD - (Photo by Ruediger Fessel/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Oksana Baiul won the gold medal in figure skating at the 1994 Lillehammer Games. (Getty Images)
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Oksana Baiul won the gold medal in figure skating at the 1994 Lillehammer Games. (Getty Images)
Oksana Baiul of the Ukraine in action in the women's figure skating competition at the 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics. (Chris Cole/Allsport/Getty Images)
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Oksana Baiul of the Ukraine in action in the women's figure skating competition at the 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics. (Chris Cole/Allsport/Getty Images)
Kristi Yamaguchi ended the United States' 16-year gold medal drought in 1992. She was one of the first skaters to regularly attempt 7 triple jumps in one program. After retiring, Yamaguchi helped revitalize the pro skating circuit. Fun fact: she's the last skater to medal in both the single and pairs event (with partner Rudi Galindo) at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. (Bob Martin/Getty Images)
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Kristi Yamaguchi ended the United States' 16-year gold medal drought in 1992. She was one of the first skaters to regularly attempt 7 triple jumps in one program. After retiring, Yamaguchi helped revitalize the pro skating circuit. Fun fact: she's the last skater to medal in both the single and pairs event (with partner Rudi Galindo) at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. (Bob Martin/Getty Images)
Kristi Yamaguchi at the 1992 Olympics.
Kristi Yamaguchi
Kristi Yamaguchi at the 1992 Olympics.
The last woman to win consecutive Olympic gold medals (1984 Sarajevo and 1988 Calgary), Katarina Witt became a worldwide sex symbol. But to her rivals, "Kati" was a fearsome competitor, known for her icy stares and mind games (she would skate to her other's music). Fun fact: One of Witt's on-ice outfits was so skimpy that the governing body instituted the "Katarina Rule" requiring more modest costumes. (AFP)
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The last woman to win consecutive Olympic gold medals (1984 Sarajevo and 1988 Calgary), Katarina Witt became a worldwide sex symbol. But to her rivals, "Kati" was a fearsome competitor, known for her icy stares and mind games (she would skate to her other's music). Fun fact: One of Witt's on-ice outfits was so skimpy that the governing body instituted the "Katarina Rule" requiring more modest costumes. (AFP)
Katarina Witt's showgirl costume was so skimpy that the "Katarina Rule" was enacted requiring female skaters to cover their hips and butts. She won the second of her gold medals at the Calgary 1988 Games.
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Katarina Witt's showgirl costume was so skimpy that the "Katarina Rule" was enacted requiring female skaters to cover their hips and butts. She won the second of her gold medals at the Calgary 1988 Games.
Dorothy Hamill's long program dress at the 1976 Innsbruck Games was simple even by 70s standards, but her wedge haircut became a sensation. Thousands of girls asked for Dorothy's signature bob after watching her win the gold.
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Dorothy Hamill's long program dress at the 1976 Innsbruck Games was simple even by 70s standards, but her wedge haircut became a sensation. Thousands of girls asked for Dorothy's signature bob after watching her win the gold.
Dorothy Hamill was 19 when she won gold.
Dorothy Hamill
Dorothy Hamill was 19 when she won gold.
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Peggy Fleming

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Peggy Fleming won the United States' only gold medal at the 1968 Grenoble Games. Peggy's victory was the end product of a period of rebuilding for United States figure skating; the entire team was killed in a plane crash on the way to the 1961 World Championships, The Grenoble Games were the first to be televised in color, and Fleming became an icon in the new era of TV. (Associated Press)
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Peggy Fleming won the United States' only gold medal at the 1968 Grenoble Games. Peggy's victory was the end product of a period of rebuilding for United States figure skating; the entire team was killed in a plane crash on the way to the 1961 World Championships, The Grenoble Games were the first to be televised in color, and Fleming became an icon in the new era of TV. (Associated Press)

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