Boston starts World Figure Skating Championships

In the US Boston on Wednesday launched World Figure Skating Championships. Despite the fact that the world championship in figure skating were held in the United States for 12 years, Boston for the first time takes a tournament of this magnitude. 

The competition will be attended by 172 sportsmen from 38 countries, who will present the judges short program. At the end of the first kind to any program will be allowed to 24 single skater, 16, and 20 pairs of sports dance duets.

The most age-participants of the world championship in Boston are the two-time Olympic champion in figure skating Russian Maxim Trankov and multiple world champion from Germany Aliona Savchenko, which for 32 years. Most young Adele Tankova from Israel – 15 years and the Latvian Denis Vasilevs – 16 years.

The Russian team will perform in Boston: European championships medalist Maxim Kovtun, the Russian championship medalist Michael Kolyada (men); European champion, winner of the Grand Prix Final Evgeny Medvedev, winner of the European championships Pogorilaya Anna, winner of the World Cup and European Championships Elena Radionova (women);European Championship medalists Alexandra Stepanova – Ivan Bukin, winners of the championship of Russia Victoria Sinitsina – Nikita Katsalapov (dance); Two-time Olympic champions Tatiana Volosozhar – Maxim Trankov, silver medalists of the Olympic Games, Olympic winners in the team tournament Ksenia Stolbov – Fedor Klimov, European Championship winner Yevgeniy Tarasov – Vladimir Morozov.

Championship Schedule:

30th of March. Dancing. The short dance. Men. Short Program.

March 31. Women. The short program. Dancing . Dance.

On 1 April. Couples. Short Program. Men. Free program.

April 2nd. Couples. Women. Free program.

April 3 . Demonstrations.


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