Two-time World Champions Team Paradise of Russia took a narrow lead as the ISU World Synchronized Figure Skating Championships opened Friday in Helsinki (FIN) with the Short Program. Five-time and defending World Champions Marigold Ice Unity of Finland are not far behind in second place while Canada’s Nexxice came third.
Team USA strengthened its lead over Japan and Russia as the ISU World Team Trophy continued Friday in Fukuoka, Japan. Team USA now has 91 points heading into the final day of competition, while Japan has 79 points and Russia remain in third place on 70 points.
Today Ida Hellström from Finland was elected to the ISU Athletes Commission as the Synchronized Skating representative.
Team USA took the lead over Japan and Russia after the ISU World Team Trophy opened Thursday in Fukuoka (JPN). Team USA collected 50 points on Day One while Japan has 48 points and Russia picked up 38 points.
The ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships will be held in Helsinki (FIN) April 12 and 13. A total of 24 teams representing 20 ISU Members have been entered for the Championships. The ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships have been held since 2000 and Helsinki has hosted the event in 2001 and in 2011 before.
Chinese Pair Skating stars Wenjing Sui/Cong Han had a short season, but they proved once more that they are the Pair to beat right now by taking gold at the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships and the ISU World Figure Skating Championships. The charismatic duo has experience with comebacks and they did it one more time this season.
The sixth edition of the ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating will take place April 11 to 14 in Fukuoka, Japan. Russia tops the list of the six ISU Members that have qualified for the biennal ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating event.
The 2019 World Figure Skating Champions and the ISU President Mr. Jan Dijkema show their commitment to Sport for Development and Peace by showing a #WhiteCard as a strong symbolic gesture.
With less than a year to go, the third edition of the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) will take place from January 9-22, 2020 in Lausanne (SUI), dubbed as the Olympic capital in the world. The Qualification Systems for all three ISU disciplines (Figure Skating, Speed Skating and Short Track Speed Skating) have been approved by the IOC Executive Board.
French Figure Skating has a long tradition of successful Men. Brian Joubert dominated the scene for a decade, collecting ten consecutive medals at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2002 to 2011 as well as a World title and World medals. 2011 European Champion and two-time European medalist Florent Amodio is another popular French skater. Now Kevin Aymoz hopes to follow into their footsteps. The 21-year-old looks back at a successful season highlighted by a fourth-place finish at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships in January.
The 2018/19 Short Track Speed Skating season was nothing short of a classic. It featured the emergence of brilliant skating talent, the crowing of new champions, the smashing of World Records, fresh technology that made racing fairer, a new event – and the usual heady blend of overtaking, crashes, photo-finishes and last-second thrills that make the sport so exhilarating to take part in and watch.
Following the decision of the ISU Council, the ISU is pleased to announce the dates and locations for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2019/20 and the ISU Challenger Series 2019/20. Additionally, the dates for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2020/21 have also been decided.
Following the decision of the ISU Council, the ISU is pleased to announce the dates and locations for the ISU World Cup Speed Skating Series 2019/20 and the ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating series 2019/20.
No wonder these skaters are the best in the World. Take a look at the highlights of the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2019 in Saitama (JPN).