Following the discussions between the International Olympic Committee (IOC), PyeongChang Olympic Organizing Committee (POCOG), the National Olympic Committees (NOC) of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the Republic of Korea (KOR), the IOC President Thomas Bach announced today that a delegation from DPRK will participate at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.
Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron of France cruised to their fourth consecutive European title, setting new record scores as the ISU European Championships 2018 continued in Moscow Saturday.
Javier Fernandez of Spain claimed his sixth consecutive European crown at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships in Moscow Friday. Newcomer Dmitri Aliev of Russia stormed to the silver medal in what was his debut at the European Championships while Mikhail Kolyada, also from Russia, repeated as bronze medalist.
Two-time World Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron of France heated up the ice in the Latin Short Dance on Thursday to win the first segment of the competition.
Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov bounced back from a disappointing Short Program to defend their European title and lead a Russian sweep as the Pairs event at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships concluded Thursday.
Russia’s World Junior Champion Alina Zagitova edged out teammate and two-time World Champion Evgenia Medvedeva for a narrow lead in the Ladies Short Program at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2017 in Moscow on Thursday.
2017 European bronze medalists Vanessa James/Morgan Cipres of France laid down a solid performance to best the Russian teams in the Pairs Short Program at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships in Moscow on Wednesday.
Javier Fernandez of Spain reigned supreme in the Men’s Short Program and seems poised for his sixth consecutive title as the ISU European Championships opened Wednesday in Moscow (RUS).
The ISU noted and welcomes the discussions currently taking place between the governments of the Republic of Korea (KOR) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (PRK) also involving a possible participation of PRK Skaters in the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.
Mikhail Kolyada (22) has had a breakthrough season with winning his first Grand Prix medals – gold and bronze – and qualifying for his first Grand Prix Final, where he got on to the podium again. He is now a top contender for the upcoming European Championships in Moscow.
Germany’s Aljona Savchenko and Bruno Massot struck gold at the Grand Prix Final in Nagoya (JPN) and set a new highest score in the Free Skating.
According to the Team Event Qualification System for the Figure Skating Team Event, the following Teams have qualified for the Figure Skating Team Event at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, in PyeongChang / KOR (in order of qualification).