2 Tessa Virtue(Ice dancer)
3 Tara Lipinski(Figure Skater)
4 Evgenia Medvedeva(Figure skater)
Evgenia Medvedeva is a Russian figure skater who has won two silver Olympic medals, two World Championship gold medals, and two European Championship gold medals. At the 2017 World Championships, Medvedeva became the first 16-year-old female skater after Michelle Kwan to win back-to-back world titles. Evgenia Medvedeva is also the first skater to achieve two Grand Slams in a row.
5 Mao Asada(Figure skater)
6 Michelle Kwan(Figure skater)
7 Jayne Torvill(Ice Dancer)
8 Dorothy Hamill(Figure Skater)
Dorothy Hamill is a retired figure skater whose efforts gave the United States of America an Olympic gold at the 1976 Winter Olympics. Despite suffering from chronic depression for much of her adult life, Dorothy Hamill served as a mentor to Rachael Flatt, who won the gold medal at the 2008 World Junior Figure Skating Championships.
9 Ekaterina Gordeeva(Figure skater)
10 Alina Zagitova(Figure skater)
Alina Zagitova is a Russian figure skater who has won one gold medal each in Olympic Games, World Figure Skating Championships, European Figure Skating Championships, and Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final; she is the only female figure skater from Russia to have achieved this feat. At the 2019 Glamour Russia Awards, Alina Zagitova was named Sportswoman of the Year.
11 Kristi Yamaguchi(Figure skater)
12 Tonya Harding(Former Figure Skater)
American figure skater, Tonya Harding, was the 1991 and 1994 US champion but her 1994 title was taken away after a controversy erupted regarding her ex-husband. He was charged with planning an attack on a rival American skater, Nancy Kerrigan. Tonya Harding was banned for life by the US Figure Skating Association after she pleaded guilty to conspiracy to obstruct justice.
13 Katarina Witt(Figure skater)
14 Yulia Lipnitskaya(Skater)
Yulia Lipnitskaya stunned her fans with the news of her retirement at the tender age of 19. Apparently, she had been struggling with injuries and anorexia. The Russian professional figure skater won an Olympic gold at 15, thus becoming the youngest Russian gold medalist in history.
15 Yuna Kim(Figure Skater)
16 Meryl Davis(Ice dancer)
17 Mirai Nagasu(Figure skater)
18 Sonja Henie(Figure Skater)
19 Kaetlyn Osmond(Figure skater)
20 Oksana Baiul(Figure Skater)
21 Sasha Cohen(Figure skater)
22 Peggy Fleming(American figure skater)
23 Alexandra Trusova(Figure Skater)
24 Monika Dannemann(Figure skater)
Monika Dannemann was a German painter and figure skater whose professional achievements were overshadowed by her relationship with legendary guitar player Jimi Hendrix; she is often referred to as the last girlfriend of Jimi Hendrix. A year before her death, Monika Dannemann published a book titled The Inner World of Jimi Hendrix.
25 Lynn-Holly Johnson(Figure skater)
26 Alena Kostornaia(Figure skater)
27 Aljona Savchenko(Figure skater)
28 Anna Shcherbakova(Figure skater)
29 Kamila Valieva(Figure skater)
30 Carolina Kostner(Figure skater)
31 Vanessa James(Figure skater)
32 Sarah Hughes(Figure Skater)
33 Jamie Salé(Figure skater)
34 Eteri Tutberidze(Russian figure skating coach who works mainly with single skaters)
35 Surya Bonaly(Figure skater)
36 Irina Rodnina(Politician)
37 Tatiana Volosozhar(Pair Skater)
38 Irina Slutskaya(Figure skater)
39 Adelina Sotnikova(Figure skater)
40 Elizaveta Tuktamysheva(Figure skater)
41 Carol Heiss(Actress)
42 Sarah Kawahara(Figure skater, Figure skating choreographer)
43 Svetlana Boginskaya(Gymnast)
Known as the Belarusian Swan, Svetlana Boginskaya started off as a figure skater before moving on to gymnastics at age 6. By 14, she was part of the Soviet national gymnastics team. The three-time Olympic champion is now settled in Texas and owns businesses that provide gymnastics camps and apparel.
44 Midori Ito(Figure skater)
45 Elena Radionova(Figure skater)
46 Tenley Albright(Figure Skater)
Olympic figure-skating champion Tenley Albright was also a Harvard Medical School alumna and a qualified surgeon. A bout of mild polio in childhood couldn’t deter her spirit, and she ended up becoming the first female figure skater from the U.S. to win a gold medal at the Olympics.
47 Oksana Grishuk(Ice dancer, Figure skater)
Best known for her performances with partner Evgeni Platov, competitive ice dancer Oksana Grishuk began figure skating at age 4. She and Platov are three-time European champions and four-time world champions. The duo also has also won two Olympic golds. She is now a coach and has appeared on several TV shows.