The ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships 2016 will open in Taipei City (TPE) on Thursday. A total of 98 skaters from 15 ISU Members have been entered for the event, among them defending champions Denis Ten (KAZ), Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford (CAN) and Kaitlyn Weaver/Andrew Poje (CAN) ...
Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron of France danced off with the gold medal. Italy’s Anna Cappellini/Luca Lanotte took the silver medal and the bronze went to Ekaterina Bobrova/Dmitri Soloviev of Russia.
Olympic Champions Tatiana Volosozhar/Maxim Trankov of Russia won the Pairs Short Program. Germany’s Aliona Savchenko/Bruno Massot came second and Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov of Russia are currently ranked third.
Anna Cappellini/Luca Lanotte of Italy won the Short Dance. Defending champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron of France came second and Russia’s Ekaterina Bobrova/Dmitri Soloviev follow in third place.
Javier Fernandez of Spain skated to his fourth consecutive European title. Alexei Bychenko of Israel claimed a historic first medal for his country at the European Championships with the silver. Russia’s Maxim Kovtun settled for the bronze.
Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS) captures Ladies Short Program Evgenia Medvedeva of Russia captured the Ladies Short Program followed by teammates Elena Radionova and Anna Pogorilaya.
Javier Fernandez of Spain skated to a strong lead in the Men’s Short Program. Russia’s Maxim Kovtun came second and Michal Brezina of the Czech Republic placed third.
The 2016 ISU European Figure Skating Championships will open in Bratislava, Slovak Republic, on January 27. 159 skaters from 33 ISU Members have been entered for the Championships. Skaters/couples need to have obtained a minimum total technical score in Short Program and Free Skating in order to compete at the European Championships. Two reigning European Champions are back and hope to defend their title.
Polina Tsurskaya (RUS) takes Junior Ladies gold, Ekaterina Borisova/Dmitry Sopot (RUS) skate to Junior Pairs gold and Team Paradise (RUS) wins Synchronized Skating Free Skating
The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating continued Saturday with the Free Dance, Ladies and Men’s Free Skating.
The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating and ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating continued Friday with the Junior Free Dance, Junior Men’s Free Skating.
The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating continued Friday with the Short Dance, Pairs Free Skating and Ladies Short Program.
The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating and ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final opened Thursday with the Junior Short Programs. The events feature the top six skaters/couples in each category from the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating series.