JGP Final - Ice Dance
Looks like the veterans are out in front. Qualifiers:
1. Monko/Khaliavin RUS
2. Stepanova/Bukin RUS
3. Pushkash/Guerreiro RUS
4. Lichtman/Copeley USA
5. Kosigina/Moroshkin RUS
6. Sinitsina/Zhiganshin RUS
7. Galyeta/Shumski UKR
8. Antipova/Kudashev RUS
9. Zahorski/Miart FRA
10. Cannuscio/McManus USA
11. Papadakis/Cizeron FRA
I'm going to go w-a-a-a-y out on limb and say there will be AT LEAST one Russian team on this podium!
Last edited by bigsisjiejie; 10-16-2010 at 08:34 AM.
I think Piseev should save some money and simply declare this competition the Russian Junior National¨¡¡
But seriously, its amazing how many talented youngsters they have.. MonkoKhaliavin will take this one easily since they are already at senior level, but I love PushkashGuerreiro, they are my sentimental faves (if only she could learn to twizzle), KosiginaMoroshkin looked great on youtube and the ukrainian team of GalyetaShumski are adorable too.
Russian Junior Nationals plus some guests , LOL
Monko/Khaliavin should win this one with ease, but I'd love to see Kosigina/Moroshkin on the podium. She in particular is fabulous! Though I like Bukin a lot as well.
There is a nod to the Ukraine, but it looks clear to me to be a Russian win.
The short dance has just finished. Surprising results. Sinitsina/Zhiganshin are in lead with 55.58 closely followed by M/K in second with 55.50 (about ten points down on their seasons best). S/B are third with P/G in fourth. Not sure what happened to K/M they are a distant sixth. Looks like a clean sweep for Russia
I do not understand the results. For me, M/k and P/G were the best by a mile. Of course it's about levels, but M/K were clean(maybe a little off on the twizzles) and they scored 10 points lower then their season's best! These levels are too random: who knows, with another technical specialist, M/K would be first by a mile, or even out of the final group. Please, if someone who watched the competition could explain to me these scores, I would really appreciate!