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Taylor Takes Bronze in Budapest

Taylor Takes Bronze in Budapest

USA’s Katy Taylor was the wild card at the 2004 World Junior Figure Skating Championships. Although she had finished second at Skate Slovakia and fourth at the JGP in Japan, Taylor had not qualified for the Junior Grand Prix Final and all of the finalists…

2004 World Junior Figure Skating Championships: Ladies Highlights

 

In the Ladies event, Japan’s Miko Ando won the gold in her third trip to this event. Kimmie Meissner (USA) won the silver while teammate Katy Taylor won the bronze.

The ladies event begin with the Qualifying Rounds which account for 20 percent of the final score. The short program is worth 30 percent while the long is worth 50 percent. The top 15 skaters from each qualifying group advanced…

2004 World Junior Figure Skating Championships: Men’s Highlights

Andrei Griazev of Russia was the winner of the men’s event followed by USA’s Evan Lysacek who won his third silver medal. His teammate, Jordan Brauninger, won the bronze in his first trip to Junior Worlds.

The men’s event began with the Qualifying Rounds which account for 20 percent of the final score. The short program is worth 30 percent while the long is worth 50 percent. The top 15…

2004 World Junior Figure Skating Championships: Ice Dance Highlights

Elena Romanovskaya and Alexander Grachev of Russia dominated the Ice Dance event, winning the gold at their fourth consecutive trip to the World Junior Championships. Nora Hoffmann and Attila Elek of Hungary, who are competing for the sixth time at this event, won the silver while USA’s Morgan Matthews and Maxim Zavozin won the bronze.

Compulsory Dance

While the senior level conducts only one Compulsory Dance (CD), the Junior Worlds have…

2004 World Junior Figure Skating Championships: Pairs Highlights

The 2004 ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships were held in The Hague, The Netherlands, for the first time in history, with 176 competitors from 41 different countries. The competitive events began March 1 with the Men’s Qualifying Round and the Pairs Short Program.

The newly-teamed Russian pair of Natalia Shestakova and Pavel Lebedev were the gold medal winners in the Pairs event. Canada’s Jessica Dube and Bryce Davison won…