Youngest women to medal in Olympic figure skating

Alina Zagitova of Russia won the gold medal in the women’s figure skating event in PyeongChang. At 15-years-old she became one of the youngest to ever win an Olympic medal in the sport. Here is a list of the youngest women to win.

<p>We’ve tracked down the youngest women to medal in Olympic figure skating and have listed them from youngest to oldest. </p>
Youngest women to medal in Olympic figure skating

We’ve tracked down the youngest women to medal in Olympic figure skating and have listed them from youngest to oldest.

<p>1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Olympics: 15 years, 79 days </p>
Silver medalist Cecilia Colledge

1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Olympics: 15 years, 79 days

<p>2014 Sochi Olympics: 15 years, 249 days </p>
Gold medalist Yulia Lipnitskaya

2014 Sochi Olympics: 15 years, 249 days

<p>1998 Nagano Olympics: 15 years, 257 days </p>
Gold medalist Tara Lipinski

1998 Nagano Olympics: 15 years, 257 days

<p>1956 Cortina d’Ampezzo Olympics: 15 years, 259 days </p>
Bronze medalist Ingrid Wendl

1956 Cortina d’Ampezzo Olympics: 15 years, 259 days

<p>2018 PyeongChang Olympics Olympics: 15 years, 285 days </p>
Gold medalist Alina Zagitova

2018 PyeongChang Olympics Olympics: 15 years, 285 days

<p>1928 St. Moritz Olympics: 15 years, 316 days </p>
Gold medalist Sonja Henie

1928 St. Moritz Olympics: 15 years, 316 days

<p>1956 Cortina d’Ampezzo Olympics: 16 years, 11 days </p>
Silver medalist Carol Heiss

1956 Cortina d’Ampezzo Olympics: 16 years, 11 days

<p>1994 Lillehammer Olympics: 16 years, 101 days </p>
Gold medalist Oksana Baiul

1994 Lillehammer Olympics: 16 years, 101 days

<p>1952 Oslo Olympics: 16 years, 217 days </p>
Silver medalist Tenley Albright

1952 Oslo Olympics: 16 years, 217 days

<p>2002 Salt Lake City Olympics: 16 years, 292 days </p>
Gold medalist Sarah Hughes

2002 Salt Lake City Olympics: 16 years, 292 days

<p>1964 Innsbruck Olympics: 17 years, 77 days </p>
Bronze medalist Petra Burka

1964 Innsbruck Olympics: 17 years, 77 days

<p>1994 Lillehammer Olympics: 17 years, 93 days </p>
Bronze medalist Chen Lu

1994 Lillehammer Olympics: 17 years, 93 days

<p>1948 St. Moritz Olympics: 17 years, 150 days </p>
Bronze medalist Jeannette Altwegg

1948 St. Moritz Olympics: 17 years, 150 days

<p>1998 Nagano Olympics: 17 years, 230 days </p>
Silver medalist Michelle Kwan

1998 Nagano Olympics: 17 years, 230 days

<p>2014 Sochi Olympics: 17 years, 234 days </p>
Gold medalist Adelina Sotnikova

2014 Sochi Olympics: 17 years, 234 days

<p>1928 St. Moritz Olympics: 17 years, 257 days </p>
Silver medalist Fritzi Burger

1928 St. Moritz Olympics: 17 years, 257 days

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