Olympics: How Does The Judging Work In Figure Skating? Ever give yourself a headache trying to figure out how the scoring works in figure skating? Get a breakdown of the rules and requirements in the three figure skating events: men's and women's individual; pairs; and ice dancing. And then find out how the skaters' points are awarded and how their total scores are calculated.
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How Does The Judging Work In Figure Skating?

Ever give yourself a headache trying to figure out how the scoring works in figure skating? Get a breakdown of the rules and requirements in the three figure skating events: men's and women's individual; pairs; and ice dancing. And then find out how the skaters' points are awarded and how their total scores are calculated.

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