2014 JGP #3 in Ostrava, Czech Republic, Sept. 3-6
Posted by unseenskaters on September 4, 2014
The third competition in the 2014-15 ISU JGP series is taking place this week in Ostrava, Czech Republic.
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Team USA members are: Karen Chen; Andrew Torgashev (his Team USA & JGP debut); Cirinia Gillett/Maximiliano Fernandez and Lindsay Weinstein/Jacob Simon in pairs (Team USA & JGP debuts for both teams); Lorraine McNamara/Quinn Carpenter and Christina Carreira/Anthony Ponomarenko (their Team USA & JGP debut) in dance. Tony Lu withdrew on Sept. 2nd due to injury.
Thursday’s Team USA results: McNamara/Carpenter placed 3rd (49.04), Carreira/Ponomarenko 4th (48.61) of 17 teams in the Short Dance.
Pairs SP: Gillett/Fernandez 5th (36.70), Weinstein/Simon 6th (36.03) of 7 teams.
Ladies SP: K. Chen (60.68) leads the field of 28.
Friday’s Team USA results: A. Torgashev placed 4th (57.94) in Men’s SP.
In Pairs, Weinstein/Simon finished 5th (107.09) & Gillett/Fernandez 6th (98.63).
Free Dance: McNamara/Carpenter won the bronze medal (130.79 total), placing 2nd in FD (81.75, new ISU personal best); Carreira/Ponomarenko finished 5th in FD (78.37) and overall (126.98).
Saturday’s Team USA results: Karen Chen won the bronze medal (160.95 total), placing 4th in the Ladies’ FS (100.27).
A. Torgashev placed 2nd in the Men’s FS (124.63 and 4th overall (182.57), just 2.12 points from 3rd.