Olympic Champion Alina Zagitova of Russia added the only missing title to her impressive resume by striking gold at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama (JPN) on Friday. Elizabet Tursynbaeva captured the silver medal, becoming the first female skater from Kazakhstan to win a World medal. Russia’s Evgenia Medvedeva earned the bronze medal.
Three-time and reigning World Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron of France are poised for gold following the Rhythm Dance. The Olympic silver medalists danced to a strong lead ahead of Russia’s Victoria Sinitsina/Nikita Katsalapov and Alexandra Stepanova/Ivan Bukin. All three teams set a new seasons best.
Defending World Champion Nathan Chen (USA) dominated in the Men’s Short Program as the ISU World Figure Skating Championships continued Thursday in Saitama (JPN). Teammate Jason Brown (USA) came second while two-time Olympic Champion Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) is currently ranked third.
The ISU has been made aware of a statement published on March 20 by All-That Sports, and subsequently by the Korea Skating Union on March 21 about an incident which happened between Ms. Mariah Bell and Ms. Eun Soo Lim, during their practice on March 20 at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships.
China’s Wenjing Sui/Cong Han soared to the Pairs gold medal as the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama (JPN) on Thursday.
Today Eric Radford from Canada was elected to the ISU Athletes Commission as the Single and Pair Skating representative.
Olympic Champion Alina Zagitova of Russia skated to the lead in an exciting Ladies Short Program as the ISU World Figure Skating Championships continued on Wednesday in Saitama (JPN). Kaori Sakamoto of Japan came second and Kazakhstan’s Elizabet Tursynbaeva is currently ranked third.
Russia’s Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov skated to the lead in the Pairs Short Program with the Chinese teams Wenjing Sui/Cong Han and Cheng Peng/Yang Jin following in second and third as the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2019 opened in Saitama (JPN) on Wednesday.
During its latest meeting which took place on March 17-18, 2019 in Tokyo (JPN) the ISU Council decided to provisionally allot the ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2020 to Debrecen (HUN) which will be held on January 24-26, 2020.
Olympic and World Champions will take the ice for the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2019 in Saitama, Japan, starting Wednesday this week. The ISU World Figure Skating Championships will be held in Saitama for the second time since 2014.
Canadian ice dancers Kaitlyn Weaver/Andrew Poje are looking back at a distinguished career with three World medals and multiple other medals and titles and they are still major players in the game as they proved by taking the silver medal at the recent ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2019.
USA’s Tomoki Hiwatashi has been competing on the international Junior circuit since fall 2015 and has had some ups and downs. However, the 19-year-old ended his junior career on the highest possible note by taking the title at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2019 in Zagreb, Croatia.
Anastasia Mishina/Aleksandr Galliamov led the Russian pairs to a podium sweep as the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2019. Tomoki Hiwatashi (USA) skated off with the Junior Men’s gold medal, while Alexandra Trusova (RUS) and Ice Dancers Marjorie Lajoie/Zachary Lagha (CAN) struck gold as competition wrapped up in Zagreb, Croatia, Saturday. Have a look at the highlights.
Alexandra Trusova of Russia jumped into the gold medal position in Zagreb on Saturday to retain her title as World Junior Ladies champion. Overnight leader Anna Shcherbakova, also from Russia, had to settle for the silver medal and Ting Cui (USA) claimed the bronze.
Marjorie Lajoie/Zachary Lagha of Canada danced to the top of the podium at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 2019 in Zagreb on Saturday to end a 13-year gold medal drought for Canadian Ice Dance at the junior level. Russia’s Elizaveta Khudaiberdieva/ Nikita Nazarov claimed the silver medal in their debut at the event and their compatriots Sofia Shevchenko/Igor Eremenko took the bronze.