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March 23, 2019

USA’s Nathan Chen defended his title in the Men’s event at the 2019 World Figure Skating Championships on in Saitama, Japan on Saturday night. Two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan moved up from fourth place to take the silver—his sixth world medal, while USA’s Vincent Zhou earned the bronze in his second appearance at […] The post Chen defends World title with record scores appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

March 23, 2019

Olympic silver medalists Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron from France won their fourth World title in Ice Dance at the 2019 World Figure Skating Championships on Saturday. Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov of Russia maintained second to earn the silver—their first world medal, while USA’s Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue moved up won spot to claim […] The post Papadakis and Cizeron defend World title appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

March 22, 2019

Alina Zagitova of Russia pounced on the gold medal in the Ladies’ event at the 2019 World Figure Skating Championships on Friday night in Saitama, Japan with nearly 13 points to spare. Elizabet Tursynbaeva of Kazakhstan took the silver, becoming the first lady from Kazakhstan to win a world medal, while Russia’s Evgenia Medvedeva pocketed […] The post Zagitova pounces on World gold in Saitama appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

March 22, 2019

Olympic silver medalists Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron of France took the lead after the Rhythm Dance at the 2019 World Figure Skating Championships with a record-breaking score. Russia’s Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov are currently in second, followed by teammates Alexandra Stepanova and Ivan Bukin. It was a stellar competition in which all teams performed […] The post Papadakis and Cizeron earn another record score for lead at Worlds appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

March 21, 2019

USA’s Nathan Chen took a comfortable lead in the Men’s event at the 2019 World Figure Skating Championships on Thursday. Teammate Jason Brown is currently in second, followed by Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu. Chen hung onto the landing of quad Lutz in his troutine to “Caravan” which also featured a triple Axel and quad toe-triple toe. The defending […] The post Chen takes comfortable lead at Worlds appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

March 21, 2019

The Pairs event concluded at the 2019 World Figure Skating Championships with the Free Skate on Thursday. China’s Wenjing Sui and Cong Han moved up from second to win their second gold medal at this event after a record-breaking free skate. Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov of Russia earned their second consecutive silver, while teammates Natalia Zabiiako and […] The post Sui and Han take second World gold after record-breaking free skate appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

March 20, 2019

Russia’s Alina Zagitova took a comfortable lead in the Ladies’ event at the 2019 World Figure Skating Championships on Wednesday. Kaori Sakamoto is currently in second, followed closely by Elizabet Tursynbaeva of Kazakhstan. Zagitova racked up huge grades of execution (GOE) on all elements in her elegant routine to The Phantom of the Opera. The 2018 Olympic […] The post Zagitova after Worlds short program: ‘It was a good performance’ appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

March 20, 2019

The 2019 World Figure Skating Championships began with the Pairs event in Saitama, Japan, on Wednesday morning. A total of 19 teams skated the Short Program with Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov of Russia taking the lead, followed by China’s Wenjing Sui and Cong Han and Cheng Peng and Yang Jin. Tarasova and Morozov were […] The post Tarasova and Morozov take lead Pairs at Worlds with record score appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

March 9, 2019

The 2019 World Junior Figure Skating Championships concluded with the Ladies event on Saturday in which Russia’s Alexandra Trusova defended her title. Teammate Anna Shcherbakova took the silver in her debut in this event, while USA’s Ting Cui pocketed the bronze, improving from a seventh-place finish last year. Trusova fell on her opening quad Lutz […] The post “Quad queen” Trusova defends Junior World title appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

March 9, 2019

In their fourth appearance at this event, Canada’s Marjorie Lajoie and Zachary Lagha took the Ice Dance title at the 2019 World Junior Figure Skating Championships. Russia’s Elizaveta Khudaiberdieva and Nikita Nazarov won the silver in their debut at this event, while teammates Sofia Shevchenko and Igor Eremenko improved from their fifth-place finish last year with the bronze. It was […] The post Canada’s Lajoie and Lagha take ice dance title at Junior Worlds appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

March 9, 2019

USA’s Tomoki Hiwatashi won the gold in the Men’s event at the 2019 Junior World Figure Skating Championships in what was his third appearance. Russia’s Roman Savosin rose from sixth to capture the silver, improving from his fifth-place finish last year, while Daniel Grassl of Italy pocketed the bronze in his debut at this event. Savosin […] The post Hiwatashi captures Men’s title at Junior Worlds appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

March 8, 2019

Anna Shcherbakova of Russia took a narrow lead in the Ladies’ Short Program at the 2019 World Figure Skating Championships on Friday. Training mate Alexandra Trusova is close behind in second, followed by USA’s Ting Cui. Alena Kostornaia of Russia announced her withdraw due to “medical reasons” on March 4, 2019. Shcherbakova put out a lyrical routine […] The post Shcherbakova takes narrow lead in Ladies at Junior Worlds appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

March 8, 2019

The Russians swept the Pairs’ podium at the 2019 World Junior Figure Skating Championships on Thursday. Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov rose from third to capture the gold, while Apollinariia Panfilova and Dmitry Rylov won the silver in their debut at this event. Overnight leaders and defending silver medalists Polina Kostiukovich and Dmitrii Ialin slipped to third for […] The post Mishina and Galliamov lead Russian sweep in Pairs at Junior Worlds appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

March 8, 2019

Marjorie Lajoie and Zachary Lagha of Canada took the lead in after the Rhythm Dance at the 2019 World Figure Skating Championships on Thursday. Russian’s Elizaveta Khudaiberdieva and Nikita Nazarov, Sofia Shevchenko and Igor Eremenko, and Arina Ushakova and Maxim Nekrasov are in second through fourth, respectively. Lajoie and Lagha showed strong edges and flow in their […] The post Lajoie and Lagha first after Rhythm Dance in Zagreb appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

March 6, 2019

The Russians dominated the Pairs’ Short Program at the 2019 World Junior Figure Skating Championships on Wednesday. Polina Kostiukovich and Dmitrii Ialin took a narrow lead over teammates Apollinariia Panfilova and Dmitry Rylov and training mates Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov. All three teams earned a new season’s best score. Kostiukovich and Ialin showed lots […] The post Kostiukovich and Ialin lead Russian dominance in Pairs at Junior Worlds appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

March 6, 2019

The 2019 World Junior Figure Skating Championships kicked off with the Men’s Short Program in Zagreb, Croatia, on March 6. USA’s Camden Pulkinen lead the men in what was an exciting event, followed closely by teammate Tomoki Hiwatashi. Daniel Grassl of Italy is in a very close third while Russia’s Petr Gumennik is less than a […] The post Camden in true form at Junior Worlds appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

March 6, 2019

In the run-up to the biggest figure skating event of the season, the 2019 World Championships, the International Skating Union (ISU) referee, judge and technical controller Mona Adolfsen (President of the Norwegian Skating Association) tells about her motivation to work as an ISU judge as well as the peculiarities of the new ISU judging system. […] The post Mona Adolfsen on being an ISU Judge and the new scoring system appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

March 3, 2019

2019 World Junior Figure Skating Championships – Preview A preview of the top contenders in the sport of figure skating for the 2019 World Junior Figure Skating Championships. Stay tuned for coverage! The post 2019 World Junior Figure Skating Championships – Preview appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

February 24, 2019

Wenjing Sui and Cong Han After reclaiming their title at the 2019 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships, China’s Wenjing Sui and Cong Han are now gearing up for the 2019 World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama, Japan. The road back as not been an easy one for the duo who made their first international appearance […] The post China’s Sui and Han: ‘We see our shortcomings’ appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

February 20, 2019

Alexander Samarin Last month, Alexander Samarin headed into the ISU European Figure Skating Championships as the “number three” of the Russian men. The national bronze medalist competed alongside teammates Maxim Kovtun, four-time and current Russian champion, and Mikhail Kolyada, two-time Russian champion and current silver medalist. In a field of what began with 37 men, […] The post Alexander Samarin: ‘All setbacks make me stronger’ appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

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