Posts Tagged ‘2012 Skate Canada’

Fernandez tops men’s podium at Skate Canada; makes history

Fernandez tops men’s podium at Skate Canada; makes history

Javier Fern├índez of Spain became the first skater of his country ever to win an ISU Grand Prix event when he topped the podium at Skate Canada Saturday in Windsor. Canada’s two-time World champion Patrick Chan trailed him…

Virtue and Moir golden at Skate Canada

Virtue and Moir golden at Skate Canada

Anything else than a victory for Canada’s Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir at their home Grand Prix in Windsor would have been a major surprise. In fact, it was already a big…

Savchenko and Szolkowy strike gold again

Savchenko and Szolkowy strike gold again

Favorites Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy of Germany struck gold at Skate Canada International in Windsor in the Pairs figure skating event. Canada’s Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford pocketed the silver,…

Canada’s Osmond wins gold at grand prix debut

Canada’s Osmond wins gold at grand prix debut

Kaetlyn Osmond of Canada was the surprise winner in the Ladies figure skating event at Skate Canada International in Windsor on Saturday. Japan’s Akiko Suzuki rose from fifth to claim the silver, while teammate Kanako Murakami moved up one spot…

Virtue and Moir win short dance by narrow margin

Virtue and Moir win short dance by narrow margin

Only a mere 0.01 points separated Canada’s Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir and Italy’s Anna Cappellini and Luca Lanotte after the short dance at Skate…

Fernandez upsets Chan, Oda in Men’s short program

Fernandez upsets Chan, Oda in Men’s short program

Javier Fernandez of Spain upset two-time and reigning World champion Patrick Chan of Canada to take the lead in the Men’s figure skating short program at…

Savchenko and Szolkowy shine in pairs short

Savchenko and Szolkowy shine in pairs short

Four-time World Champions Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy shone in the figure skating Pairs short program Friday at Skate Canada International. The Germans lead by 7.77 points over Canadians Meagan…

Gedevanishvili surprises at Skate Canada

Gedevanishvili surprises at Skate Canada

Elene Gedevanishvili of Georgia was the surprise winner of the Ladies figure skating short program, squeezing ahead of Canada’s Kaetlyn Osmond by just 0.24 points as Skate Canada International opened Friday in Windsor, Ontario. Ksenia Makarova of…