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    Ladies' preliminary round

    it has started!
    http://www.isuresults.com/results/wjc2011/SEG002.HTM

    Could someone explain me why risa Shoji has to do the preliminary round? She has competed junior all year long and won a few medals. Also why doesn't courtney hicks have to do it? She hasn't competed internationally yet?! I don't understand haha :P

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    United States has 3 direct entries, while Japan only has 1. The highest ranked Japanese skater is Nishino, so Shoji & Ohba have to do the qualifying rounds.

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    thanks! But I find those rules strange....!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bibi View Post
    thanks! But I find those rules strange....!
    It's sort of like what the Japanese men have to do, last year, Kozuka and Takahashi were enough to get 3 spots, but they didn't actually have all 3 of their men in that equation (Oda didn't even make the LP), so now Kozuka, unfortunately, has to skate in the QR. Last year for Jr. Ladies (and men), there was only one person who got the 3 spots, Kanako Murakami, so the other two who weren't in the equation (two lowest ranked) have to skate in QR.

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    Does anyone know how many of the ladies from the qualifying round are passing to the short program? Thanks in advance!

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    Quote Originally Posted by babayaga View Post
    Does anyone know how many of the ladies from the qualifying round are passing to the short program? Thanks in advance!
    There are 36 Ladies in the QR. The best 12 skaters will advance.

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    Thanks! Wow, only 12 out of 36, that's not much. Good luck to everyone.

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    Here's the results:


    Pl. Name Nation TSS
    = TES
    + PCS
    + SS TR PE CH IN Ded.
    - StN.
    1 Miyabi OBA JPN 91.84 49.57 43.27 5.58 5.33 5.38 5.42 5.33 1.00 #2
    2 Risa SHOJI JPN 89.24 43.16 46.08 5.79 5.63 5.63 5.96 5.79 0.00 #36
    3 Zijun LI CHN 89.10 46.86 42.24 5.63 4.96 5.21 5.38 5.21 0.00 #26
    4 Ho Jung LEE KOR 81.27 40.85 40.42 5.13 4.75 5.21 5.17 5.00 0.00 #34
    5 Ira VANNUT BEL 79.93 39.25 40.68 5.38 4.83 5.21 5.04 4.96 0.00 #35
    6 Alexandra KAMIENIECKI POL 78.19 43.85 34.34 4.63 4.00 4.54 4.08 4.21 0.00 #7
    7 Monika SIMANCIKOVA SVK 76.81 39.20 39.61 5.25 4.63 4.83 5.08 4.96 2.00 #25
    8 Alina FJODOROVA LAT 75.82 40.20 35.62 4.67 4.25 4.42 4.46 4.46 0.00 #27
    9 Alice GARLISI ITA 75.73 36.33 39.40 5.08 4.58 4.96 5.00 5.00 0.00 #28
    10 Patricia GLESCIC SLO 72.77 39.35 34.42 4.63 4.00 4.29 4.38 4.21 1.00 #29
    11 Victoria HUEBLER AUT 69.65 36.38 33.27 4.38 3.92 4.04 4.29 4.17 0.00 #24
    12 Brooklee HAN AUS 68.49 33.61 35.88 4.71 4.17 4.50 4.58 4.46 1.00 #23

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    13 Katie POWELL GBR 65.54 32.52 33.02 4.17 3.92 4.25 4.17 4.13 0.00 #1
    14 Rimgaile MESKAITE LTU 64.65 32.04 32.61 4.25 3.83 4.13 4.17 4.00 0.00 #14


    =================================================
    15 Anne Line GJERSEM NOR 62.70 29.82 33.88 4.46 4.04 4.13 4.33 4.21 1.00 #32
    16 Alina MILEVSKAIA UKR 62.36 27.69 34.67 4.42 4.08 4.29 4.50 4.38 0.00 #33
    17 Vanessa GRENIER CAN 61.76 25.22 38.54 5.08 4.71 4.58 4.96 4.75 2.00 #30
    18 Zhaira COSTINIANO PHI 61.32 27.84 33.48 4.21 3.92 4.08 4.33 4.38 0.00 #22
    19 Chelsea Rose CHIAPPA HUN 57.56 25.88 31.68 4.00 3.75 3.88 4.00 4.17 0.00 #9
    20 Joyce DEN HOLLANDER NED 57.55 27.27 31.28 4.25 3.63 3.79 4.00 3.88 1.00 #20
    21 Marta GRIGORYAN ARM 56.95 30.43 28.52 3.79 3.21 3.54 3.75 3.54 2.00 #13
    22 Mimi Tanasorn CHINDASOOK THA 55.78 23.96 32.82 4.38 3.88 3.96 4.25 4.04 1.00 #31
    23 Madelaine PARKER NZL 55.50 28.55 26.95 3.50 3.13 3.42 3.46 3.33 0.00 #4
    24 Reyna HAMUI MEX 55.09 23.61 31.48 4.08 3.75 3.88 4.08 3.88 0.00 #12
    25 Celia ROBLEDO ESP 53.42 20.69 32.73 4.04 3.88 3.83 4.29 4.42 0.00 #6
    26 Margot KRISBERG ISR 51.71 23.22 29.49 3.63 3.38 3.67 3.83 3.92 1.00 #10
    27 Nastassia HRYBKO BLR 51.45 23.29 30.16 4.17 3.63 3.63 3.88 3.54 2.00 #15
    28 Daniela STOEVA BUL 48.27 22.33 26.94 3.67 3.17 3.25 3.42 3.33 1.00 #8
    29 Brittany LAU SIN 47.39 22.65 24.74 3.38 2.71 3.00 3.29 3.08 0.00 #19
    30 Nadia GELDENHUYS RSA 45.67 20.63 26.04 3.38 3.17 3.21 3.38 3.13 1.00 #17
    31 Kristina PRILEPKO KAZ 45.27 18.38 26.89 3.75 2.96 3.38 3.33 3.38 0.00 #16
    32 Sumika YAMADA HKG 43.76 17.22 27.54 3.75 3.25 3.33 3.50 3.38 1.00 #21
    33 Sandra RISTIVOJEVIC SRB 42.89 19.06 23.83 3.25 2.75 2.88 3.13 2.88 0.00 #11
    34 Jiajen HSIEH TPE 36.75 16.86 21.89 2.88 2.54 2.63 2.92 2.71 2.00 #3
    35 Maral-Erdene GANSUKH MGL 31.93 15.17 18.76 2.50 2.17 2.21 2.46 2.38 2.00 #5
    36 Siau Chian CHING MAS 29.42 12.23 20.19 2.83 2.29 2.33 2.75 2.42 3.00 #18
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    It looks like only the top 12, not the top 14, made it through qualifying. Here's the entry list for the real competition. The lowest scored lady from qualifying is the Australian girl, Brooklee Han.

    1 Brooklee HAN AUS

    2 Victoria HUEBLER AUT

    3 Ira VANNUT BEL

    4 Alexandra NAJARRO CAN

    5 Zijun LI CHN

    6 Anita MADSEN DEN

    7 Gerli LIINAMÄE EST

    8 Juulia TURKKILA FIN

    9 Yretha SILETE FRA

    10 Isabel DRESCHER GER

    11 Nicole SCHOTT GER

    12 Alice GARLISI ITA

    13 Yuki NISHINO JPN

    14 Miyabi OBA JPN

    15 Risa SHOJI JPN

    16 Alina FJODOROVA LAT

    17 Alexandra KAMIENIECKI POL

    18 Ho Jung LEE KOR

    19 Polina SHELEPEN RUS

    20 Adelina SOTNIKOVA RUS

    21 Elizaveta TUKTAMISHEVA RUS

    22 Monika SIMANCIKOVA SVK

    23 Patricia GLESCIC SLO

    24 Rebecka EMANUELSSON SWE

    25 Isabelle M. OLSSON SWE

    26 Romy BÜHLER SUI

    27 Sila SAYGI TUR

    28 Christina GAO USA

    29 Courtney HICKS USA

    30 Agnes ZAWADZKI USA

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    Quote Originally Posted by bibi View Post
    thanks! But I find those rules strange....!
    There are so many strange rules in present day figure skating.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bibi View Post
    thanks! But I find those rules strange....!
    I think the reason for these weird rules is that skaters cannot earn spots for next year as individuals; only countries can earn spots.

    So if your country did not earn enough spots last year, then you are out of luck no matter how good you are this year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mathman View Post
    I think the reason for these weird rules is that skaters cannot earn spots for next year as individuals; only countries can earn spots.

    So if your country did not earn enough spots last year, then you are out of luck no matter how good you are this year.
    And what makes these rules seem weirder at the Junior level is the relatively low residence time in the junior ranks (i.e. most skaters only spend around 2 years as a junior).

    e.g. Japan has one direct entry due to Kanako Murakami's placement last year, which went to Yuki Nishino this year due to her higher world rank over Risa Shoji, which she managed to pull off because the latter only has 1 season's worth of points in her world rank despite her having consistently placed well this season. I really think that this is a case in point that, for juniors at least, they should base it on seasons rankings (i.e. 1 season) rather than overall rankings (i.e. the past 3), given how many of the top juniors skaters in any given season haven't been internationally competitive for very long.

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