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snowflake

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There are only 20 ladies now. I´m wondering if Matilda Algotsson and Anita Östlund was originally on the entries list, and have WD now? In that case it seems Sweden has already given the Worlds spot to Josefin Taljegård who is still on the entries list.

I guess they were all originally signed up for Challenge to fight for the spots, but Josefin got the minimum she missed in Tallinn Cup this weekend and claimed the bronze, and she was miles ahead of Matilda and Anita. It seems likely they already have decided on her. In that case she also might want to go to Challenge cup to collect ranking points and competition practice.
They should officially give Josefin the spot NOW. Anita and Matilda are obviously not in good form and Cassandra has a foot injury.

Nikolaj is already named. Just the Craaford twins left who needs the minimum for bothe SP and FS:
 

ladyjane

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There are only 20 ladies now. I´m wondering if Matilda Algotsson and Anita Östlund was originally on the entries list, and have WD now? In that case it seems Sweden has already given the Worlds spot to Josefin Taljegård who is still on the entries list.

I guess they were all originally signed up for Challenge to fight for the spots, but Josefin got the minimum she missed in Tallinn Cup this weekend and claimed the bronze, and she was miles ahead of Matilda and Anita. It seems likely they already have decided on her. In that case she also might want to go to Challenge cup to collect ranking points and competition practice.
And only 17 men...still, Morisi, Mikhail, Gabriele and Donovan are on the list. Interesting....
 

ladyjane

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Well, it seems Mikhail is still taking part as he did not withdraw before the draw. He's in warm-up group 2 of the men's competition (starting on Saturday). I hope he's not forcing himself.
 

Winnie_20

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Well, it seems Mikhail is still taking part as he did not withdraw before the draw. He's in warm-up group 2 of the men's competition (starting on Saturday). I hope he's not forcing himself.
Do we actually know he has traveled here, though? I forgot the details, but skaters weren’t allowed to arrive xxx days before their event, something like that?
Plenty of time to WD still. :-(
 

MGstyle

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I haven't seen anything about Misha travelling, but clearly skaters are arriving, I saw an IG post of Mae Bernice Meite already in Den Haag. Let's hope that no news is a good news - there is no reason for him to force himself to participate in this competition, so if he competes, he should be good to go.
 

Andrea82

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Feb 16, 2014
Starting order for Ladies SP


1​
Lindsay VAN ZUNDERT
NED​
2​
Regina SCHERMANN
HUN​
3​
Emilea ZINGAS
CYP​
4​
Loena HENDRICKX
BEL​
5​
Victotia VELARDE
PER​
6​
Bernadett SZIGETI
HUN​
Warm-Up Group 2
7​
Maé-Bérénice MEITÉ
FRA​
8​
Taylor MORRIS
ISR​
9​
Emmy MA
TPE​
10​
Andrea MONTESINOS CANTU
MEX​
11​
Julia LANG
HUN​
12​
Viktotiia IUSHCHENKOVA
ISR​
Warm-Up Group 3
13​
Anete LACE
LAT​
14​
Yasmine Kimiko YAMADA
SUI​
15​
Jenni SAARINEN
FIN​
16​
Nelli IOFFE
ISR​
17​
Kristina ISAEV
GER​
18​
Maia SØRENSEN
DEN​

Officials

RefereeMs. Ingrid-Charlotte WOLTER
ISU​
Technical ControllerMs. Hermi OTTEMANN
ISU​
Technical SpecialistMr. Mariusz SIUDEK
ISU​
Assistant Technical SpecialistMs. Annemie DE PRETER
ISU​
Judge No.1Ms. Christine ANSTÄTT
GER​
Judge No.2Mr. Alexei BELETSKI
ISR​
Judge No.3Ms. Marketa HORKLOVA
CZE​
Judge No.4Mr. Daniel PERIZ
ESP​
Judge No.5Ms. Tineke POSNO
NED​
Data OperatorMr. Ludo DAEMEN
ISU​
Replay OperatorMs. Marit SILVIUS
ISU​


Ice Dance Starting order


1​
Evgenia LOPAREVA / Geoffrey BRISSAUD
FRA​
2​
Chelsea VERHAEGH / Sherim VAN GEFFEN
NED​
3​
Anna YANOVSKAYA / Adam LUKACS
HUN​

Officials

RefereeMr. Christian BAUMANN
ISU​
Technical ControllerMs. Ingrid-Charlotte WOLTER
ISU​
Technical SpecialistMs. Marie Louise GIJTENBEEK
ISU​
Assistant Technical SpecialistMs. Anna KRYTSKAYA
ISU​
Judge No.1Mr. Alexei BELETSKI
ISR​
Judge No.2Ms. Marketa HORKLOVA
CZE​
Judge No.3Mr. Christian BAUMANN
GER​
Judge No.4Ms. Kerstin KIMMINUS
GER​
Judge No.5Mr. Jeroen PRINS
NED​
Data OperatorMr. Ludo DAEMEN
ISU​
Replay OperatorMs. Marit SILVIUS
ISU​
 

MGstyle

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BTW has anyone seen an update from Donovan, any sign of him travelling, or having arrived in Den Haag??? The last I saw of him was taken in his garden (?) promoting a sunscreen a couple of days ago and nothing else. He has a long way to travel, if I am not mistaken he would be the first skater to travel across the pond for a competition this season..??? 2 of my much anticipated boys have already withdrawn and all my hopes are leaning on him! 😳
 

ladyjane

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Thanks so much Andrea82, you've really saved me a lot of time. :)

Here's the starting orders for the men and pairs too (SP's not starting until Saturday):

Men
Warm-Up Group 1
1 Luc MAIERHOFER AUT
2 Kornel WITKOWSKI POL
3 Mate BOROCZ HUN
4 Basar OKTAR TUR
5 Georgii RESHTENKOCZE

Warm-Up Group 2
6 Mikhall KOLYADA RUS
7 Arnau JOLY ESP
8 Jari KESSLER CRO
9 Tomas Llorenc GUARINO ESP
10 Aleix GABARA ESP
11 Donovan CARRILLO SUAZO MEX

Warm-Up Group 3
12 Burak DEMIRBOGA TUR
13 András CSERNOCH HUN
14 Romain PONSART FRA
15 Adam SIAO HIM FA FRA
16 Morisi KVITELASHVILI GEO
17 Gabriele FRANGIPANI ITA

Panel of Officials​

Referee Mr. Christian BAUMANN ISU
Technical Controller Ms. Kerstin KIMMINUS ISU
Technical Specialist Ms. Marion KRIJGSMAN ISU
Assistant Technical Specialist Ms. Annemie DE PRETER ISU

Judge No.1 Ms. Regin GUNAYDIN TUR
Judge No.2 Mr. Philippe MERIGUET FRA
Judge No.3 Ms. Hermi OTTEMANN NED
Judge No.4 Mr. Daniel PERIZE SP
Judge No.5Ms. Eva SZILAGYI HUN

Data Operator Ms. Marit SILVIUS ISU
Replay Operator Mr. Xander GIJTENBEEK ISU

Pairs

Warm-Up Group 1

1 Alexandra HERBRIKOVÁ / Nicolas ROULET SUI
2 Nika OSIPOVA / Dmitry EPSTEIN NED
3 Sara CONTI / Niccolo MACII ITA

Warm-Up Group 2
4 Dorota BRODA / Pedro BETEGON ESP
5 Daria DANILOVA / Michel TSIBA NED
6 Annika HOCKE / Robert KUNKEL GER
7 Iouila CHTCHETININA / Márk MAGYAR HUN

Warm-Up Group 3
8 Greta CRAFOORD / John CRAFOORDSWE
9 Evgenya TARASOVA / Vladimir MOROZOV RUS
10 Coline KERIVEN / Noel Antoine PIERRE FRA
11 Elizavets ZHUK / Martin BIDAR CZE

Panel of Officials​

Referee Ms. Kerstin KIMMINUS ISU
Technical Controller Mr. Jeroen PRINS ISU
Technical Specialist Ms. Veronique FLEURY ISU
Assistant Technical Specialist Mr. Mariusz SIUDEK ISU

Judge No.1 Ms. Christine ANSTÄTT GER
Judge No.2 Ms. Ernestien BAKKER NED
Judge No.3 Mr. Alexei BELETSKI ISR
Judge No.4 Mr. Philippe MERIGUET FRA
Judge No.5 Ms. Eva SZILAGYI HUN

Data Operator Mr. Xander GIJTENBEEK ISU
Replay Operator Mr. Ludo DAEMEN ISU
 

ladyjane

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BTW has anyone seen an update from Donovan, any sign of him travelling, or having arrived in Den Haag??? The last I saw of him was taken in his garden (?) promoting a sunscreen a couple of days ago and nothing else. He has a long way to travel, if I am not mistaken he would be the first skater to travel across the pond for a competition this season..??? 2 of my much anticipated boys have already withdrawn and all my hopes are leaning on him! 😳
Alas no. He's on the list, I'm hoping he will be there but I really wouldn't know about his travelling possibilities. Having said that, there's also a lady from Mexico competing and the ladies start tomorrow afternoon. If she's there (and I hope she will be), then chances are high that Donavan will be too. I sincerely hope so, because like you, I'm a fan.
 

LadyB

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Jan 7, 2016
News about Misha's participation:

Google translation:
MOSCOW, February 25. / TASS /. Russian figure skating champion, Olympic and world championship medalist Mikhail Kolyada was unable to take off the scheduled flight from Moscow to the Challenger series tournament in the Dutch Hague due to a coronavirus test, the skater is waiting for the next flight. This was reported to TASS by the figure skater's coach Alexei Mishin.
Kolyada lives and trains in St. Petersburg. The tournament in The Hague kicks off on February 25, the men's competition starts on February 26.
"The flight of Mikhail Kolyada with choreographer Tatyana Prokofieva to The Hague met with serious difficulties: during the transfer in Moscow they did not have enough time to pass the test specially for the flight to the Netherlands, the answer to it comes in four hours. In this regard, they could not fly as planned However, the Russian Figure Skating Federation is doing everything possible for him to fly to the Netherlands, "Mishin said.
Also, a source close to the situation told TASS that the skater had his last training session on Friday. On Monday, he felt severe neck pain, and on Tuesday he received treatment from a chiropractor.
 

MGstyle

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OMG poor Misha, it must be so stressful. He hasn't had much practice in the past week and it's like he has to compete right after he arrives - honestly not quite sure if it would be worth all this trouble but still, I would appreciate his presence and it may be good for him to feel the atmosphere of an international competition.

@Winnie20 the translation was pasted directly from Google translate, I am sure Google wasn't quite familiar with the details of the figure skating competitions 😄
 

LadyB

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@Winnie20 the translation was pasted directly from Google translate, I am sure Google wasn't quite familiar with the details of the figure skating competitions 😄
Neither is the original TASS author, as the original text actually states 'tournament series 'Challenger'). Anyway, we all know it ain't and that was really not the most important bid about the news for me. :LOL:
 
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