Olympic silver medalists Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) tangoed into the lead as the ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2019 continued in Minsk (BLR) Friday. Russia’s Alexandra Stepanova/Ivan Bukin came second, followed closely by Italians Charlene Guignard/ Marco Fabbri.
Vanessa James/Morgan Cipres struck gold, becoming the first European Pair Skating Champions from France since 1932 as the ISU European Figure Skating Championships continued Thursday with the Pairs Free Skating in Minsk (BLR). Defending champions Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov of Russia settled for the silver this time while Russian newcomers Aleksandra Boikova/Dmitri Kozlovskii captured the bronze medal in their debut at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships.
Mikhail Kolyada of Russia took the lead in the Men’s Short Program as the ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2019 continued in Minsk (BLR) on Thursday with the Men’s Short Program. Alexander Samarin, also from Russia, edged out Spain’s six-time and reigning European Champion Javier Fernandez to come second.
France’s Vanessa James/Morgan Cipres grabbed a lead of almost three points over defending European Champions Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov of Russia as the ISU European Figure Skating Championships continued Wednesday with the Pairs Short Program in Minsk (BLR).
Alina Zagitova of Russia took the lead in the Ladies Short Program as the ISU European Figure Skating Championships opened Wednesday in Minsk (BLR). Teammate Sofia Samodurova sits in second and Switzerland’s Alexia Paganini follows in third.
Europe’s top figure skaters are ready for the ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2019 in Minsk, Belarus (January 21-27).
We are shocked and saddened by the unexpected passing of John Coughlin.
Russian Ice Dancers Alexandra Stepanova and Ivan Bukin have taken the next step in their career this season.
When French Pair skaters Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres claimed their first medal at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2018 last March, a dream had come true for them. This bronze medal marked the end of a roller coaster season with highs and lows for the popular French team – and it motivated them to continue, since they had thought of retiring from competing after the Olympic season. It turned out to be the right decision.
Further to the decision of the 56th ISU Ordinary Congress 2016 in Dubrovnik (CRO) to introduce an ISU Athletes Commission and following the election of ISU Office Holders during the 57th ISU Ordinary Congress 2018 in Seville (ESP), the elections for the ISU Athletes Commission are to take place in 2019.
The current season marked a breakthrough for Italian Ice Dancers Charlene Guignard/Marco Fabbri. The amicable couple from Milan has been close to the podium at the Grand Prix events in the past few years, but this season they claimed their first medals, silver at Skate America and another silver at the Helsinki Grand Prix. They went on to take the bronze in what was their debut at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final.
Today, Brian Orser might be one of the best coaches in the World, working out of the Toronto Cricket Club with stars such as Yuzuru Hanyu, Evgenia Medvedeva, Jason Brown, Gabrielle Daleman and Javier Fernandez.