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    Who's judging Worlds 2014?

    Just asking

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    Quote Originally Posted by Anna K. View Post
    Just asking
    Surprisingly no Shin Amano in the Ladies event.

    Controller is Canadian
    Specialist is French
    Assistant is German


    Referee Mr. Kenji AMAKO ISU

    Technical Controller Ms. Sally REHORICK ISU
    Technical Specialist Ms. Claudia UNGER ISU
    Assistant Technical Specialist Mr. Fernand FEDRONIC ISU
    Data Operator Mr. Dingding LIU ISU
    Replay Operator Ms. Lisa JELINEK ISU

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    Referee Ms. Yukiko OKABE ISU
    Technical Controller Ms. Raffaella LOCATELLI ISU
    Technical Specialist Ms. Lisa ERVIN ISU
    Assistant Technical Specialist Ms. Jae-Eun CHUNG ISU
    Data Operator Ms. Lisa JELINEK. ISU
    Replay Operator Mr. Dingding LIU. ISU

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    Referee Ms. Margaret WORSFOLD ISU
    Technical Controller Ms. Susan LYNCH ISU
    Technical Specialist Mr. Brad COX ISU
    Assistant Technical Specialist Ms. Veronique FLEURY ISU
    Data Operator Mr. Dingding LIU ISU
    Replay Operator Ms. Lisa JELINEK ISU

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    Referee Mr. Robert J. HOREN ISU
    Technical Controller Ms. Christine HURTH ISU
    Technical Specialist Mr. Shae ZUKIWSKY ISU
    Assistant Technical Specialist Mr. Sergei PONOMARENKO ISU
    Data Operator Ms. Lisa JELINEK ISU
    Replay Operator Mr. Dingding LIU ISU

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    Those are the TECH panels.

    JUDGES will be chosen from:

    MEN
    AUT CAN CHN CZE DEN EST GER ITA ISR KAZ ROU RUS UKR

    LADIES
    AUS AUT BEL CAN EST FRA GER GBR LTU SWE SUI UKR USA

    PAIRS
    BUL CAN CHN FRA GER GBR ITA JPN LAT POL RUS SUI USA

    DANCE
    BLR CAN CZE FRA GER GBR HUN ISR ITA POL RUS SVK UKR

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    That's all I could find so I supplied what I had. As far as I am concerned the tech panel plays a big role in the judging.

    When do we find out the judges?

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    Usually just before the short programs.

    Not great for Americans in dance. No US judge.
    Hurth is French, Zukiwisky is Canadian, Ponomarenko lives in the US, but is Russian (yes that Ponomarenko. His son and wife are associated with Shpilband's school.) Looking good for P&B.

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    Thank you, Sam-Sqwantch; tech panel also matters as we know. I just forgot to mention it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Anna K. View Post
    Thank you, Sam-Sqwantch; tech panel also matters as we know. I just forgot to mention it
    Hey Anna, Where r u from ?

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    There will only be ONE judge for World's... and that will be ME!
    I will decide for myself, who was great and who was not!

    What the ISU judges think, will be mildly interesting. Possibly even entertaining.

    But I stopped really caring what they think, a long time ago. It's cool and all when they give good scores to those who earned them, when they seem to do a good job, when they seem to be fair... but these days it just doesn't matter to me so much if they do or don't.

    There's going to be a lot of fantastic skating... drama, emotion, surprise, disappointment, heartbreak and triumph... and I am stoked for all that! I am going to enjoy the spectacle that unfolds ON the ice! :-D

    As for the "drama" and "controversy" that's inevitably going to follow, OFF the ice... can't be bothered. Don't care who the official judges are.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sam-Skwantch View Post
    Pairs




    Referee Ms. Margaret WORSFOLD ISU
    Technical Controller Ms. Susan LYNCH ISU
    Technical Specialist Mr. Brad COX ISU
    Assistant Technical Specialist Ms. Veronique FLEURY ISU
    Data Operator Mr. Dingding LIU ISU
    Replay Operator Ms. Lisa JELINEK ISU
    Pairs Panel:
    Ref - Worsfold - GBR
    TC - Lynch - AUS
    TS - Cox - USA
    ATS - Fleury - FRA

    Judges -
    Meriguet - FRA
    Deck - USA
    Abele - LAT
    Yamamoto - JPN
    Buttarelli - ITA
    Kimminus - GER
    Yordanova - BUL
    Kogan - RUS
    Wang - CHN

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sam-Skwantch View Post
    Technical Controller Ms. Sally REHORICK ISU
    Director on the Board of Skate Canada.

    Must be corrupt!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by YesWay View Post
    There will only be ONE judge for World's... and that will be ME!
    I will decide for myself, who was great and who was not!

    What the ISU judges think, will be mildly interesting. Possibly even entertaining.

    But I stopped really caring what they think, a long time ago. It's cool and all when they give good scores to those who earned them, when they seem to do a good job, when they seem to be fair... but these days it just doesn't matter to me so much if they do or don't.

    There's going to be a lot of fantastic skating... drama, emotion, surprise, disappointment, heartbreak and triumph... and I am stoked for all that! I am going to enjoy the spectacle that unfolds ON the ice! :-D

    As for the "drama" and "controversy" that's inevitably going to follow, OFF the ice... can't be bothered. Don't care who the official judges are.
    tion

    My feelings exactly. I will decide which performances are best. The ISU made such a mockery of the scoring at Sochi that their reputation has been utterly undermined. The composition of judging on this thread for the ladies at Worlds further confirms this view.

    LADIES
    AUS AUT BEL CAN EST FRA GER GBR LTU SWE SUI UKR USA
    There are no Asian judges on this panel or on the tech panel, even though Asian skaters (non-Russians) compose more than 20 percent of the competitors. Furthermore, if the ISU had any interests in fairness after the Sochi debacle, they would have no judges from any eastern bloc nations bordering Russia. yet Ukraine, Lithuainia and Estonia are all Eastern bloc nations and members of the former Soviet Union. I realize that many people in these countries dislike Russians, but many also support them. We saw the results this judging bloc gave us in Sochi. With the situation in Crimea, I thought they would be more tactful, but I guess I was wrong. Also, European are (over-represented) and North Americans (well-represented) on these panels. In my opinion, It looks like downright discrimination against Asian skaters. I hope the competition is judged fairly in any case and that my suspicions are wrong. The performances will speak for themselves.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gotoschool View Post
    There are no Asian judges on this panel or on the tech panel, even though Asian skaters (non-Russians) compose more than 20 percent of the competitors.
    So it is good or bad to have judges when they have strong contenders or not? Make up your mind people.

    Furthermore, if the ISU had any interests in fairness after the Sochi debacle, they would have no judges from any eastern bloc nations bordering Russia. yet Ukraine, Lithuainia and Estonia are all Eastern bloc nations and members of the former Soviet Union. I realize that many people in these countries dislike Russians, but many also support them. We saw the results this judging bloc gave us in Sochi. With the situation in Crimea, I thought they would be more tactful, but I guess I was wrong.
    Your suggestion is pure discrimantion and absolutely wrong. Pure and simple.
    They are indipendent countries and have all the rights to be there. If you don't like it deal with it.

    Also, European are (over-represented) and North Americans (well-represented) on these panels.
    You want to eliminate them as well?

    In my opinion, It looks like downright discrimination against Asian skaters.
    Oh really?! It's ok to discriminate Eastern judges though right?!
    It sounds you want double standarts and hypocrisy not fairness.

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