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2005 World Junior Figure Skating Championships: Ladies Highlights

Japan’s Mao Asada led the ladies throughout the event, winning the gold. Yu-Na Kim of South Korea catapulted from sixth place after the short to win the silver, while USA’s Emily Hughes rose from fifth place to win the bronze. It was the first time all three competitors competed at this event.

The ladies event began with the Qualifying Round (QR). The qualifying round did not impact the final score…

2005 World Junior Figure Skating Championships: Ice Dance Highlights

USA’s Morgan Matthews and Maxim Zavozin were the gold medal winners, while Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada won the silver. Russia’s Anastasia Gorshkova and Ilia Tkachenko claimed the bronze in their second season together as a team.

The Compulsory Dance (CD) of the event was the Blues. The dance was invented by Robert Dench and Lesley Turner and was first performed in 1934 in London at the Streatham…

2005 World Junior Figure Skating Championships: Men’s Highlights

Nobunari Oda of Japan was the gold medal winner in the men’s event, while France’s Yannick Ponsero won the silver. The bronze went to Sergei Dobrin of Russia.

The men’s event began with the Qualifying Round (QR). The qualifying round did not impact the final score in this event. It’s purpose was to determine which of the 30 (of 40) competitors would proceed to the Short Program.

Short Program

Skating to Played-A-Live…

2005 World Junior Figure Skating Championships: Pairs Highlights

The 2005 ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships were held at The Aud – Dom Cardillo Arena, in Kitchener, Canada for the second time (first was in 1987), with over 165 competitors from 42 different countries. The competitive events began February 28 with the Ladies’ Qualifying Round and the Pairs Short Program.

Russia’s Maria Mukhortova and Maxim Trankov were the gold medal winners in the pairs event, while teammates Tatiana…