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2013 Junior Worlds in Milan, Italy

Posted by unseenskaters on February 26, 2013

The 2013 World Junior Figure Skating Championships are taking place in Milan, Italy, from February 25 to March 3 (competition runs from Wednesday, Feb. 27th to Saturday, March 2nd).

Videos galore via British Eurosport

Videos via Russian Eurosport

Videos filmed from the stands

Results & Protocols (Milan is 6 hours ahead of Eastern time)

Be entertained & informed by Jason Brown’s blogs and his photos from Milan!

IceNetwork’s event articles & photo galleries

Action photos via Getty Images

Check out SylviaUnseen’s competition-related tweets (hash tag #JWMilan13)

TEAM USA Wednesday update:
The 3 dance teams’ placements in the Short Dance are Aldridge/Eaton 3rd (56.89), McNamara/Carpenter 8th (51.80) and Hawayek/Baker 11th (49.63) of 35 teams. Top 20 advance to the Free Dance on Friday.
The 3 pairs’ finished as follows: H. Denney/Frazier 3rd (52.61), Calalang/Sidhu 8th (45.72) and Simpson/Blackmer 9th (43.16) of 16 teams, all of whom advance to tomorrow’s FS.

TEAM USA Thursday update:
The USA men finish top 3 in the SP — Farris (75.84, new PB), Omori (70.82, new PB!), Brown (70.06, new SB!) — and sweep the ISU small medals!
GOLD for Haven Denney & Brandon Frazier! USA pairs finish 1st (103.22 2nd in FS & 155.83 total are new ISU personal bests!), Calalang/Sidhu 9th (87.29 FS, 133.01 total), Simpson/Blackmer 10th (78.35 FS, 121.51 total).

TEAM USA Friday update:
USA ladies hold 2 of the top 3 spots after the SP — Cesario 1st (54.69), Hicks 3rd (53.98) and Siraj 13th (47.65).
BRONZE for the second consecutive year for Aldridge/Eaton! They scored 82.44 2nd in FD, 139.33 total. 7th overall are Hawayek/Baker (74.72 6th in FD, 124.35) and 9th McNamara/Carpenter (69.47 11th FD, 121.27).

TEAM USA Saturday update:
USA men sweep the medals! GOLD for Joshua Farris (154.09 FS, 228.32), SILVER for Jason Brown (154.09 won FS, 224.15) & BRONZE for Shotaro Omori (133.52, 204.34) – hearty congratulations to all 3 as they set new ISU personal best FS & Total scores in Milan!
USA ladies: 4th for Cesario (154.55, 99.86 FS), 5th for Hicks (152.92, 98.94 FS), and 11th for Siraj (139.08, 91.43 FS). Cesario skated a stirring performance to “Black Swan” but 5 of her jumps, including 4 of her 6 triples, were called under-rotated by the technical panel.

POST-COMPETITION INFO
Countries that have earned multiple spots at 2014 Junior Worlds:
LADIES
3: RUS, USA
2: CAN, JPN, GER, KOR
MEN
3: USA, CHN
2: PHI, RUS, JPN, CAN
PAIRS
3: USA, CAN, RUS
2: CHN, GER
DANCE
3. RUS, USA
2: FRA, CAN, GER, UZB

PREVIEW INFO – SCORES & STATS

Click here for the Team USA press release

Of the 18 member team, 9 have competed previously at Junior Worlds and 9 are making their respective debuts: 2012 World Junior silver medalist Joshua Farris, 2012 World Junior bronze medalist Jason Brown, Shotaro Omori (debut); Courtney Hicks (6th in 2011), Yasmin Siraj (debut), Samantha Cesario (debut); Haven Denney/Brandon Frazier (4th in 2012), Britney Simpson/Matthew Blackmer (10th in 2012), Jessica Calalang/Zack Sidhu (debut); 2012 World Junior bronze medalist Alexandra Aldridge/Daniel Eaton, Kaitlin Hawayek/Jean-Luc Baker (debut), Lorraine McNamara/Quinn Carpenter (debut).

Ladies’ JGP Medalists (Fall 2012) competing at 2013 Junior Worlds:
Gold – Elena Radionova RUS (3, incl. at JGP Final), Anna Pogorilaya RUS, Satoko Miyahara JPN, Hae-Jin Kim KOR
Silver – Courtney Hicks USA, Rika Hongo JPN, So Youn Park KOR
Bronze – Pogorilaya (2, incl. at Final), Miyahara, Samantha Cesario USA

Defending Jr. World champion Julia Lipnitskaia of Russia won 3 Senior medals this fall – gold at Finlandia Trophy, silver at Cup of China, bronze at TEB and qualified for the Grand Prix Final but WD due to injury (and seems to have lost momentum since).

LADIES – ISU SEASON BEST TOTAL SCORES (Senior & Junior B scores italicized)
* = Senior competition
7 182.86 Elena RADIONOVA RUS ISU JGP Austria 2012
9 179.31* Julia LIPNITSKAIA RUS ISU GP Trophee Bompard 2012
18 167.40 Anna POGORILAYA RUS ISU Junior Grand Prix Final 2012/13
21 161.65 Satoko MIYAHARA JPN ISU JGP Lake Placid 2012
23 157.72 Samantha CESARIO USA ISU JGP Austria 2012
31 153.77 Courtney HICKS USA ISU JGP Lake Placid 2012
36 149.38 Rika HONGO JPN ISU JGP Courchevel 2012
38 147.52* Nathalie WEINZIERL GER European Championships 2013
39 147.30 Hae Jin KIM KOR ISU JGP Sencila Bled Cup 2012
42 146.22 Ziquan ZHAO CHN ISU JGP Austria 2012
44 144.77 So Youn PARK KOR ISU JGP Bosphorus 2012
— 143.52* Isadora Williams BRA 2012 Golden Spin [123.93 Jr Worlds 2012]
54 139.77 Gabrielle DALEMAN CAN ISU JGP Austria 2012
56 137.72 Alaine CHARTRAND CAN ISU JGP Croatia Cup 2012
— 135.25 Jenni Saarinen FIN Nordics 2013 [132.10 Cup of Nice 2012]
62 134.90* Brooklee HAN AUS ISU Four Continents Championships 2013
72 130.01 Xiaowen GUO CHN ISU JGP Sencila Bled Cup 2012
— 128.09 Anna Khnychenkova UKR Volvo Cup Latvia 2013
76 127.18 Gerli LIINAMÄE EST ISU JGP Bosphorus 2012
— 125.84 Sara Casella ITA 2012 NRW Trophy
77 124.93 Laurine LECAVELIER FRA ISU JGP Sencila Bled Cup 2012 [134.48 Cup of Nice 2012 2J]
80 123.69* Reyna HAMUI MEX ISU Four Continents Championships 2013
82 122.99 Josefine TALJEGARD SWE ISU JGP Lake Placid 2012
87 118.47 Elizaveta UKOLOVA CZE ISU JGP Pokal d. Blauen Schwerter 2012
89 117.26 Patricia GLESCIC SLO ISU JGP Sencila Bled Cup 2012
96 114.88 Alisson Krystle PERTICHETO PHI ISU JGP Sencila Bled Cup 2012
101 110.28 Ivett TOTH HUN ISU JGP Sencila Bled Cup 2012
102 109.56 Nicole RAJICOVA SVK ISU JGP Sencila Bled Cup 2012
104 108.90 Sabrina SCHULZ AUT ISU JGP Sencila Bled Cup 2012
— 107.57 Marta Garcia ESP Cup of Nice 2012 [97.78 JGP GER 2009]
106 107.19 Aleksandra GOLOVKINA LTU ISU JGP Sencila Bled Cup 2012
109 106.26 Pernille SORENSEN DEN ISU JGP Croatia Cup 2012
— 105.70 Agata Kryger POL EYOWF 2013 [91.76 JGP EST 2011]
111 105.32 Camilla GJERSEM NOR ISU JGP Courchevel 2012
112 105.09 Laure NICODET SUI ISU JGP Austria 2012
116 104.48 Amani FANCY GBR ISU JGP Pokal d. Blauen Schwerter 2012
117 103.91 Angelina KUCHVALSKA LAT ISU JGP Courchevel 2012
121 101.33 Netta SCHREIBER ISR ISU JGP Lake Placid 2012
123 100.45 Rebecka EMANUELSSON SWE ISU JGP Bosphorus 2012
132 96.70 Melisa Sema ATIK TUR ISU JGP Sencila Bled Cup 2012
141 92.03 Kristina ZAKHARANKA BLR ISU JGP Croatia Cup 2012
157 87.47 Anna AFONKINA BUL ISU JGP Bosphorus 2012
167 81.42 Isabella SCHUSTER-VELISSARIOU GRE ISU JGP Pokal d. Blauen Schwerter 2012
173 76.31 Kim BELL NED ISU JGP Courchevel 2012

Yasmin Siraj USA – no internationals this season
ISU PB Total: 161.75 JGP GBR 2010; 135.26 JGP LAT 2011 (her most recent international)
[175.07* 2013 US Nationals, 6th in Senior]

2012-13 Nationals total scores:
Elena Radionova 200.19 1st in Junior
Satoko Miyahara 180.55 3rd in Senior
Julia Lipnitskaia 178.56 5J
Courtney Hicks 177.92 4S
Yasmin Siraj 175.07 6S
Rika Hongo 172.43 5S
Anna Pogorilaya 170.86 6J
Samantha Cesario 170.15 8S
Gabrielle Daleman 163.90 2S
So Yeon Park 161.88 2S
Alaine Chartrand 157.22 3S
Hae Jin Kim 143.39 4S

MEN – ISU SEASON BEST TOTAL SCORES (Senior & Junior B scores italicized)
* = Senior competition

22 218.69 Joshua FARRIS USA ISU JGP Lake Placid 2012
33 198.92 Ryuju HINO JPN ISU Junior Grand Prix Final 2012/13
34 198.32 Jason BROWN USA ISU Junior Grand Prix Final 2012/13
38 194.13 Boyang JIN CHN ISU JGP Courchevel 2012
41 188.48 Shoma UNO JPN ISU JGP Pokal d. Blauen Schwerter 2012
47 183.03 Alexander SAMARIN RUS ISU JGP Sencila Bled Cup 2012
49 178.08* Michael Christian MARTINEZ PHI ISU Four Continents Championships 2013
51 176.39* June Hyoung LEE KOR ISU Four Continents Championships 2013
52 175.72 Petr COUFAL CZE ISU JGP Austria 2012
55 172.56 Shotaro OMORI USA ISU JGP Pokal d. Blauen Schwerter 2012
56 171.56 Nam NGUYEN CAN ISU JGP Bosphorus 2012
57 171.18* Pavel IGNATENKO BLR European Championships 2013
70 162.62 Mitchell GORDON CAN ISU JGP Austria 2012
71 161.85 Martin RAPPE GER ISU JGP Pokal d. Blauen Schwerter 2012
74 159.22 Mikhail KOLYADA RUS ISU JGP Courchevel 2012 [177.55 JGP AUS 2011]
— 156.73* Luiz MANELLA BRA 2012 Salt Lake Sr B [162.52 Jr Worlds 2012]
78 155.30 Chih-I TSAO TPE ISU JGP Croatia Cup 2012
82 150.20 David KRANJEC AUS ISU JGP Croatia Cup 2012
83 149.87 Ivan PAVLOV UKR ISU JGP Courchevel 2012
84 149.21 Victor BUSTAMANTE ESP ISU JGP Pokal d. Blauen Schwerter 2012
86 145.25 Antonio PANFILI ITA ISU JGP Pokal d. Blauen Schwerter 2012
— 143.74 Jamie Whiteman GBR Nesquik Cup 2013 [115.56 JGP GBR 2010]
87 143.71 Simon HOCQUAUX FRA ISU JGP Courchevel 2012
91 136.61 Iassen PETKOV BUL ISU JGP Bosphorus 2012
92 136.33 Nicola TODESCHINI SUI ISU JGP Pokal d. Blauen Schwerter 2012
95 134.88 Sondre ODDVOLL BOE NOR ISU JGP Austria 2012
96 134.57 Matthias VERSLUIS FIN ISU JGP Pokal d. Blauen Schwerter 2012
101 131.30 Ondrej SPIEGL SWE ISU JGP Croatia Cup 2012
102 131.02 Kristof FORGO HUN ISU JGP Croatia Cup 2012
105 128.77 Kamil DYMOWSKI POL ISU JGP Bosphorus 2012
— 123.74 Samuel KOPPEL EST Seibt Mem. 2013 [94.11 JGP EST 2011]
114 118.66 Giray SENOL TUR ISU JGP Bosphorus 2012
— 117.46* Slavik HAYRAPETYAN ARM Seibt Mem. 2013 [128.97 JGP ROU 2011]
122 112.93 Julian Zhi Jie YEE MAS ISU JGP Sencila Bled Cup 2012
125 109.36 Marco KLEPOCH SVK ISU JGP Sencila Bled Cup 2012
133 101.33 Catalin DIMITRESCU ROU ISU JGP Bosphorus 2012

He ZHANG CHN 193.97 Jr. Worlds 2012 (has not competed this season)

2012-13 Nationals scores:
Joshua Farris 244.82 4th in Senior
Mikhail Kolyada 227.32 1st in Junior
Jason Brown 223.29 8S
Alexander Samarin 215.81 2J
Boyang Jin 203.04 3S
Ryuju Hino 202.30 10S
Nam Nguyen 200.69 6S
Shoma Uno 199.03 11S
Mitchell Gordon 190.99 7S
Shotaro Omori 189.25 2J
June Hyoung Lee 183.68 1S

Men’s JGP Medalists in Fall 2012 competing at 2013 Junior Worlds:
Gold – Joshua Farris USA (2), Boyang Jin CHN, Jason Brown USA
Silver – Farris (JGP Final), Ryuju Hino JPN, Brown, Jin, Shoma Uno JPN
Bronze – Hino (2, incl. at Final), Alexander Samarin RUS (2), Nam Nguyen CAN

Pairs’ JGP Medalists in Fall 2012 competing at 2013 Junior Worlds:
Gold – Fedorova/Miroshkin RUS (2, incl. at JGP Final), Purdy/Marinaro CAN (2), Jones/Beharry CAN
Silver – Fedorova/Miroshkin, Yu/Jin CHN
Bronze – Jones/Beharry

Ice Dance JGP Medalists in Fall 2012 competing at 2013 Junior Worlds:
Gold – Stepanova/Bukin RUS (3, incl. at JGP Final), Aldridge/Eaton USA (2), Papadakis/Cizeron FRA (2), Zenkova/Sinitsin RUS
Silver – Papadakis/Cizeron (JGP Final), Kosigina/Miroshkin RUS (2), Zenkova/Sinitsin, Koch/Nuchtern GER
Bronze – Aldridge/Eaton (JGP Final), Edwards/Pang CAN (2)

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2013 International Challenge Cup in The Hague, Netherlands

Posted by unseenskaters on February 22, 2013

Team USA is represented by Alexander Johnson (Brandon Mroz WD due to a sprained left ankle) in the Senior men’s event, and 3 Senior pairs — Tarah Kayne/Daniel O’Shea, Kiri Baga/Taylor Toth, and DeeDee Leng/Timothy LeDuc. This is the international and Team USA debut for Kayne and the international debut of all 3 new pairs as teams.

Team USA updates:
On Friday, Alex Johnson scored 76.53 (3A +1.33, 3Lz+3T -0.93, 3F) and is in 2nd place in the Senior Men’s SP behind Brian Joubert’s 78.21.
On Saturday, Johnson won the FS (152.01) and the SILVER medal (228.54 total), his first senior international medal!
On Sunday, Kayne/O’Shea moved up to take the SILVER medal in their international competition debut together! They were 2nd in the FS (113.71) and overall (167.82), Leng/LeDuc finished 5th overall (148.56) and Baga/Toth 6th (146.50), 4th in FS (102.75). Congratulations to all!

Check out all the competition-related tweets (hash tag is #ChallengeCup2013)

Results & Detailed Protocols

Competition Videos YouTube Playlist (hopefully missing audio will be fixed later?)

Kiri Baga’s blog for Team USA

Team USA photo gallery, plus pairs podium

USFS’ Team USA press release

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ISU Junior Grand Prix dates & locations in Fall 2013

Posted by unseenskaters on February 13, 2013

Originally published in ISU Communication No. 1767 (October 2012): http://isu.sportcentric.net/db//files/serve.php?id=3854

ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating – Calendar Season 2013/14

The ISU Council approved the following calendar for the season 2013/14:

Riga, Latvia – August 27-September 1, 2013 (incl. Pair Skating)
Mexico City, Mexico – September 4-8, 2013
Kosice, Slovakia – September 11-15, 2013 (incl. Pair Skating)
Gdansk, Poland – September 18-22, 2013
Minsk, Belarus – September 25-29, 2013 (incl. Pair Skating)
Ostrava, Czech Rep. – October 2-6, 2013 (incl. Pair Skating)
Tallinn, Estonia – October 9-13, 2013 (incl. Pair Skating)

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Projected 2013-14 U.S. Team Envelopes (unofficial compilation-in-progress)

Posted by unseenskaters on February 11, 2013

Below is an UNOFFICIAL list-in-progress that will be updated periodically in the weeks and months ahead. An official, finalized version should be published online by U.S. Figure Skating at some point in the Spring of 2013. The team envelopes are designated specifically for funding purposes and do not determine the types or number of international assignments a skater or team might receive.

To be published online separately by U.S. Figure Skating, also sometime in the Spring of 2013, will be the International Selection Pool (ISP). It will include all Team A, B and C age-eligible athletes and any other athletes being considered for an international competition in the 2013-14 season.

The U.S. Figure Skating Athlete Support (ASUPP) Fund financially supports the U.S. Team envelope A, B and C athletes by assisting them with their skating expenses. Members are selected by the International Committee Management Subcommittee and will be notified of their nomination. (Team envelopes are determined based on specific criteria at the beginning of each new season.)

Click here to view the published team envelope criteria for the 2013-14 season (links to past seasons’ criteria are archived at the bottom of the page).

Last updated: March 27, 2013

Team A
Ashley Wagner, Gracie Gold;
Max Aaron;
Marissa Castelli & Simon Shnapir, Alexa Scimeca & Chris Knierim;
Meryl Davis & Charlie White, Madison Chock & Evan Bates, Maia Shibutani & Alex Shibutani.

Team B
Agnes Zawadzki, Courtney Hicks, Christina Gao, Mirai Nagasu, Hannah Miller, Polina Edmunds;

Ross Miner, Jeremy Abbott, Joshua Farris, Adam Rippon, Jason Brown; Vincent Zhou, Shotaro Omori;

Caydee Denney & John Coughlin, Felicia Zhang & Nathan Bartholomay, Haven Denney & Brandon Frazier, Britney Simpson & Matthew Blackmer;

Madison Hubbell & Zach Donohue, Lynn Kriengkrairut & Logan Giulietti-Schmitt, Alexandra Aldridge & Daniel Eaton.

Team C
Yasmin Siraj, Samantha Cesario, Angela Wang, Leah Keiser; Mariah Bell, Barbie Long, Karen Chen, Amber Glenn; Tyler Pierce, Amy Lin, Bradie Tennell;

Richard Dornbush, Alexander Johnson, Douglas Razzano, Armin Mahbanoozadeh, Keegan Messing, Harrison Choate; Nathan Chen, Jimmy Ma, Jordan Moeller; Tomoki Hiwatashi, Oleksiy Melnyk, Nicholas Vrdoljak;

Gretchen Donlan & Andrew Speroff, Tarah Kayne & Daniel O’Shea, Tiffany Vise & Don Baldwin; Jessica Calalang & Zack Sidhu, Madeline Aaron & Max Settlage, Chelsea Liu & Devin Perini, Brianna de la Mora & Taylor Wilson; Christina Zaitsev & Ernie Utah Stevens, Kaitlin Budd & Nikita Cheban;

Anastasia Cannuscio & Colin McManus; Kaitlin Hawayek & Jean-Luc Baker, Lorraine McNamara & Quinn Carpenter, Holly Moore & Daniel Klaber, Elliana Pogrebinsky & Ross Gudis, Rachel & Michael Parsons; Chloe Rose Lewis & Logan Bye, Tory Patsis & Joseph Johnson, Sammi Wren & Alexey Shchepetov.

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Breakdown of Each Team Envelope Criterion

Athletes qualifying in more than one envelope and/or tier will always be placed in the higher envelope and tier.
(Note: Team B or C-qualified athletes below with their [names bracketed] means they meet at least one criterion in a higher envelope)

Team A
2013 U.S. National Senior Champion: Wagner, Aaron, Castelli/Shnapir, Davis/White
Placements 1st-3rd at the ISU Senior Grand Prix Final in the 2012-13 season: Davis/White (1st), Wagner (2nd)
2013 ISU Four Continents Champion: Davis/White
Placements 1st-10th at the 2013 ISU World Figure Skating Championships: Gold (6th); Chock/Bates (7th), Shibutanis (8th); Scimeca/Knierim (9th).

Team B

Placements 11th and lower at the 2013 ISU World Figure Skating Championships: Miner (14th), [Castelli/Shnapir (13th)].

Placements 2nd-4th in the senior events at the 2013 U.S. Figure Skating Championships:
Gold, Zawadzki, Hicks; Miner, Abbott, Farris; Scimeca/Knierim, Zhang/Bartholomay [Davis/Ladwig-SPLIT as of 2/7/13]; Chock/Bates, Shibutanis, Hubbell/Donohue.

Placements 4th-6th at the ISU Senior Grand Prix Final in the 2012-13 season: Gao (6th).

Placements 2nd-3rd at the 2013 ISU Four Continents Championships: Castelli/Shnapir (3rd), Chock/Bates (3rd).

Placements 1st-3rd at the 2013 ISU World Junior Championships:: Farris (1st), Brown (2nd), Omori (3rd); H. Denney/Frazier (1st); Aldridge/Eaton (3rd).

2012 U.S. Junior Champion: Edmunds, Zhou, Simpson/Blackmer, Aldridge/Eaton.

Placements 1st-3rd at the ISU Junior Grand Prix Final in the 2012-13 season: Miller (2nd), Farris (2nd), Aldridge/Eaton (3rd).

Placements 1st-3rd at any of the six ISU Senior Grand Prix competitions in the 2012-13 season:
Wagner & Davis/White 1st, Gao 2nd, Denney/Coughlin 3rd (Skate America); Gold 2nd, Zawadzki & Denney/Coughlin 3rd (Russia); Wagner 1st, Abbott 2nd (France); Davis/White 1st, Nagasu 2nd, Miner & Shibutanis 3rd (NHK).

World Team 1st Alternate in the 2012-13 season: Zawadzki, Abbott, Scimeca/Knierim, Hubbell/Donohue.

Placement 5th in the senior events at the 2012 U.S. Figure Skating Championships: Gao, Rippon, H. Denney/Frazier, Kriengkrairut/Giulietti-Schmitt.

Team C

Placements 4th and lower at the ISU Junior Grand Prix Final in the 2012-13 season: Wang (4th), Brown (4th), Keiser (6th).

Placements 6th-7th in the senior events at the 2013 U.S. Figure Skating Championships:
Siraj, [Nagasu]; Dornbush; Johnson; Donlan/Speroff, Kayne/O’Shea; Cannuscio/McManus, [Olson/K. Hubbell-removed from the ISP due to split?].

Placements 2nd-5th in the junior events at the 2013 U.S. Figure Skating Championships:
Bell, Long, Chen, Glenn; Omori, Chen, Ma, Moeller; Calalang/Sidhu, Aaron/Settlage, Liu/Perini, de la Mora/Wilson; Hawayek/Baker, McNamara/Carpenter, Moore/Klaber, Pogrebinsky/Gudis.

Placements 4th and lower at the 2013 ISU World Junior Championships: Cesario (4th), [Hicks (5th)], Siraj (11th); Calalang/Sidhu (9th), [Simpson/Blackmer (10th)]; Hawayek/Baker (7th), McNamara/Carpenter (9th).

World Team 2nd and 3rd Alternates in the 2012-13 season: [Gao, Nagasu; Rippon, Farris; Zhang/Bartholomay, Davis/Ladwig-SPLIT & replaced by Denney/Frazier; Kriengkrairut/Giulietti-Schmitt].

Placements 1st-3rd at any of the seven ISU Junior Grand Prix competitions in the 2012-13 season:
Gold – [Farris (2) & Aldridge/Eaton (2)], Wang, Keiser, Brown;
Silver – [Miller (2), Hicks], Long, Brown, Hawayek/Baker;
Bronze – Wang, Cesario, Aaron/Settlage, Parsons/Parsons.

Placements 1st-3rd in the Senior B International competitions in the 2012-13 season:
Gold – Messing [Aaron, Zawadzki, Castelli/Shnapir, Scimeca/Knierim, Chock/Bates, Kriengkrairut/Giulietti-Schmitt];
Silver – Dornbush, Razzano, Mahbanoozadeh, Donlan/Speroff [Gold, Aaron, Denney/Coughlin];
Bronze – Messing, Mahbanoozadeh, Vise/Baldwin, [Nagasu, Miner, Hubbell/Donohue, Kriengkrairut/Giulietti-Schmitt].

Placements 1st-3rd in the novice events at the 2013 U.S. Figure Skating Championships: Pierce, Lin, Tennell; Hiwatashi, Melnyk, Vrdoljak; Zaitsev/Stevens, Budd/Cheban, Middleton/Hennings-SPLIT; Lewis/Bye, Patsis/Johnson, Wren/Shchepetov.

Placements 4th and lower at the 2013 ISU Four Continents Championships: Dornbush (5th) [Gao (4th), Aaron (4th), Zhang/Bartholomay (4th), Shibutanis (4th), Gold (6th), Zawadzki (8th), Miner (9th)].

Reserve Envelope (not funded)
Athletes or teams that are assigned to an international competition and do not meet the criteria for the A, B or C envelopes will be placed in the reserve envelope.

ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATIONS (relevant criteria include):

Consideration will be given to place a 2010 Olympic medalist into Team A or Team B at the discretion of the ICMS. These athletes must have retained their eligible status and must be committed to competing in the current and/or following competitive season.
TBD: Evan Lysacek?

Consideration to place the athletes in Team C – Tier 1 will be given for senior level skaters placing lower at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships where the event was very strong or the results were very close.
TBD

Consideration to place the athletes in Team C – Tier 2 will be given for junior level skaters placing lower at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships where the event was very strong or the results were very close.
TBD

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2013 Russian Junior Nationals results & videos

Posted by unseenskaters on February 6, 2013

2013 Russian Junior Nationals, which is used for Junior World team selection, took place in Saransk from January 31 to February 3, 2013. The official results page can be found at this link (names in Cyrillic); detailed protocols (PDF document) can be viewed at this link.

Russia announced their team for 2013 Junior Worlds as follows: Elena Radionova, Julia Lipnitskaia, Anna Pogorilaya (ladies); Mikhail Kolyada, Alexander Samarin (men); Fedorova-Miroshkin, Tarasova-Morozov, Gainetdinova-Bich (pairs); Stepanova-Bukin (they did not compete at Junior Nationals reportedly due to her illness), Zenkova-Sinitsin, Kosigina-Moroshkin (dance).

LADIES (* = too young for 2013 Jr. Worlds)
1 Elena Radionova 200.19 1 (68.45 SP) SP video 1 (131.74 FS) FS video
2 Serafima Sakhanovich* 191.55 2 (67.49) SP video 2 (124.06) FS video
3 Maria Sotskova* 181.12 7 (58.83) SP video 3 (122.29) FS video
4 Evgenia Medvedeva* 180.19 5 (61.35) SP video 4 (118.84) FS video
5 Julia Lipnitskaia 178.56 3 (67.03) SP video 6 (111.53) FS video
6 Anna Pogorilaya 170.86 8 (58.34) SP video 5 (112.52) FS video
7 Valentina Chernyshova 165.49 4 (62.17) SP video 8 (103.32) FS video
8 Evgenia Gerasimova 161.79 6 (58.84) SP video 9 (102.95) FS video
9 Julia Li 157.13 11 (54.98) SP video 11 (102.15) FS video
10 Maria Stavitskaia 157.02 15 (52.46) SP video 7 (104.56) FS video
11 Anastasia Kolomiets* 156.86 12 (54.80) SP video 12 (102.06) FS video
12 Valeria Yevseyeva* 155.94 14 (53.54) SP video 10 (102.40) FS video
13 Elizaveta Tursynbaeva* 151.20 13 (53.73) SP video, pt. 1 SP video, pt. 2 13 (97.47) FS video
14 Alsou Kayumova* 149.56 10 (55.07) SP video 15 (94.49) FS video
15 Kristina Zaseeva 149.33 9 (57.98) SP video 16 (91.35) FS video
16 Elizaveta Yushchenko* 145.72 17 (49.80) SP video 14 (95.92) FS video
17 Arina Petrova 134.43 16 (51.53) SP video 17 (82.90) FS video
18 Polina Platkova* 101.84 18 (32.50) SP video 18 (69.34)

MEN
1 Mikhail Kolyada 227.32 1 (77.63 SP) SP video 1 (149.69 FS) FS video
2 Alexander Samarin 215.81 2 (71.88) SP video 3 (143.93) FS video
3 Alexander Petrov 211.92 7 (66.55) SP video 2 (145.37) FS video
4 Adian Pitkeev 207.07 4 (68.72) SP video 4 (138.35) FS video
5 Artem Lezheev 201.17 8 (66.53) 5 (134.64) FS video
6 Murad Kurbanov 201.16 6 (66.56) SP video 6 (134.60) FS video
7 Vladislav Tarasenko 201.12 3 (71.01) SP video 10 (130.11) FS video
8 Andrei Lazukin 199.24 9 (66.40) SP video 8 (132.84) FS video
9 Alexei Genya 197.69 11 (63.24) SP video 7 (134.45) FS video
10 Feodosiy Efremenkov 193.92 10 (63.33) 9 (130.59)
11 Andrei Zuber 187.55 14 (59.63) SP video 11 (127.92) FS video
12 Alexei Krasnozhon 178.06 5 (67.21) SP video 17 (110.85) FS video
13 Roman Savosin 176.81 12 (62.70) SP video 13 (114.11) FS video
14 Moris Kvitelashvili 173.28 13 (62.16) 15 (111.12)
15 Vladislav Smirnov 173.05 17 (55.00) 12 (118.05) FS video
16 Vladimir Samoilov 172.46 15 (58.52) 14 (113.94) 14 (113.94)
17 Konstantin Milyukov 168.08 16 (56.99) SP video 16 (111.09)

PAIRS
1 Lina Fedorova-Maxim Miroshkin 176.17 2 (57.51 SP) SP video 1 (118.66 FS) FS video
2 Evgenia Tarasova-Vladimir Morozov 171.47 1 (60.23) SP video 3 (111.24) FS video
3 Kamila Gainetdinova-Ivan Bich 170.69 4 (53.21) SP video 2 (117.48) FS video
4 Maria Vigalova-Egor Zakroev 167.88 3 (56.91) SP video 4 (110.97) FS video
5 Arina Chernyavskaya-Antonio Souza-Cordeiro 136.58 7 (44.49) SP video 5 (92.09) FS video
6 Valeria Grechukhina-Andrei Filonov 128.23 6 (46.45) SP video 7 (81.78)
7 Anastasia Gubanova-Alexey Sintsov 127.88 9 (41.35) 6 (86.53) FS video
8 Oksana Nagalty-Maxim Bobrov 125.98 5 (46.83) SP video 8 (79.15) FS video
9 Alexandra Minina-Alexander Korovin 114.47 11 (35.57) SP video 9 (78.90) FS video
10 Anastasia Dolidze-Vadim Ivanov 103.90 10 (41.10) SP video 11 (62.80) FS video
11 Vlada Mishina-Alexander Kurmachev 103.71 12 (33.38) SP video 10 (70.33)
WD from FS: Ekaterina Borisova-Sergey Lisiev 8 (43.54) SP video
NOTE: Vasilisa Davankova-Andrei Deputat, the Dec. 2012 Junior Grand Prix Final silver medalists & 2012 Junior Worlds bronze medalists, did not compete reportedly due to injury.

DANCE
1 Valeria Zenkova-Valerie Sinitsin 143.99 1 (58.62 SD) SD video 3 (85.37 FD) FD video
2 Evgenia Kosigina-Nikolai Moroshkin 143.26 3 (56.06) SD video 2 (87.20) FD video
3 Anna Yanovskaia-Sergey Mozgov 142.88 4 (55.15) SD video 1 (87.73) FD video
4 Daria Morozova-Mikhail Zhirnov 135.13 2 (56.19) SD video 4 (78.94) FD video
5 Sofia Evdokimova-Egor Bazin 130.78 6 (53.17) SD video 5 (77.61) FD video, pt. 1 FD video, pt. 2
6 Kristina Baklanova-Andrei Bagin 129.35 5 (54.05) 7 (75.30) FD video
7 Betina Popova-Yuri Vlasenko 128.16 8 (50.97) SD video 6 (77.19) FD video
8 Maria Simonova-Dmitriy Dragun 124.73 7 (52.25) SD video 9 (72.48) FD video
9 Valeria Loseva-Denis Lunin 121.28 9 (46.86) SD video 8 (74.42) FD video
10 Eva Khachaturian-Igor Eremenko 108.92 11 (42.47) SD video 10 (66.45) FD video
11 Alla Loboda-Pavel Drozd 107.26 12 (41.22) SD video 11 (66.04)
12 Ekaterina Bocharova-Anton Shibnev 105.40 10 (42.97) 14 (62.43) FD video
13 Anastasia Voronkova-Nikita Trushko 104.89 13 (40.62) SD video 12 (64.27)
14 Elizabeth Tretyakova-Alexander Savin 103.52 14 (40.40) 13 (63.12) FD video
15 Daria Malaeva-Vladislav Ishin 97.11 15 (38.51) SD video 15 (58.60)

All but one of the videos above were uploaded by this YouTube user.
***If any additional videos are found, links will be edited in above.***

Profiles, including birthdates, of the competitors (in Cyrillic), click on the links below:
Girls / Boys / Pairs / Dance

To see the earlier blog post on Russian Senior Nationals (Dec. 2012) results/videos and the preliminary roster for Junior Nationals, click here.

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