1998 Olympics: Figure Skating

Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff

All four events consist of a short program (two minutes and 40 seconds) and a long program (4:30 for men and 4:00 for women). Skaters are ranked on technical merit and artistic impression in a consensus vote by nine judges. Factored placements (FP) are determined by multiplying the final short program rank by 0.5 and then adding that number to the final long program.

Medal breakdown (4 events): Five medals— Russia (3-2-0); Two— United States (1-1-0) and France (0-0-2); One— Canada (0-1-0), China (0-0-1) and Germany (0-0-1).


1Ilia Kulik, RUS1.5
2Elvis Stojko, CAN4.0
3Philippe Candeloro, FRA4.5
Top 10 USA: 4th, Todd Eldredge (5.5); 7th, Michael Weiss (11.5).


1Oksana Kazakova & Artur Dmitriev, RUS1.5
2Elena Berezhnaya & Anton Sikharulidze, RUS3.5
3Mandy Wotzel & Ingo Steuer, GER4.0
Top 10 USA: 4th, Kyoko Ina & Jason Dungjen (6.0); 8th, Jenni Meno & Todd Sand (12.0).


1Tara Lipinski, USA2.0
2Michelle Kwan, USA2.5
3Lu Chen, CHN5.0
Next best USA: 17th, Nicole Bobek (25.5).

Ice Dancing

1Pasha Grishuk & Yevgeny Platov, RUS2.0
2Anjelika Krylova & Oleg Ovsyannikov, RUS4.0
3Marina Anissina & Gwendal Peizerat, FRA7.0
Top 10 USA: 7th, Elizabeth Punsalan & Jerod Swallow (14.0).
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