Oksana Baiul is famous for figure skating. She is from Ukraine and she became an Olympic champion in 1994. She is the only Ukrainian skater who was able to bring home a gold medal at the Winter Olympics.
There was no Winter Olympics in 2004, so there was no Gold Medal winner for Men's figure skating. In 2002, Alexei Yagudin, from Russia, was the Gold Medal winner, and in 2006, Evgeni Plushenko, also of Russia, was the Gold Medal winner.
Tara Lipinski was 15 years old when she won a gold medal for Ladies' Figure Skating at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan. She became the youngest Olympic gold medalist in ladies' figure skating in an individual event.