The Russian Junior Ice Dance Champion Alla Loboda/Pavel Drozd won the bronze medal at the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final and ISU Junior World Championships 2016. The couple will start their season at the Junior Grand Prix in Saransk, Russia, this week.
On August 25, 2016 around 14:00 local time, a shuttle bus transporting two athletes and two coaches from the official hotel to the ice rink, was involved in an accident.
The ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2016/17 features the best junior skaters of the world and provides young skaters aged 13 to 19 (21 for the male Ice Dance and Pair Skating partners) with the opportunity to compete at a high international level.
The ISU Grand Prix Commission selected the skaters for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2016/17 at their meeting in New York (USA) on Thursday.
Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford of Canada came from second place in the Short Program to strike the Pairs gold. China’s Wenjing Sui/Cong Han earned the silver medal and Aljona Savchenko/ Bruno Massot of Germany captured the bronze medal in their debut as a team at the World Championships.
Wenjing Sui/Cong Han of China claimed the Pairs Short Program. Canada’s Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford came second and Russians Tatiana Volosozhar/Maxim Trankov are currently ranked third.
Day 2 Ice Dance Free Danse ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2016 - Boston (USA)
Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron of France danced to the lead as the competition opened with the Short Dance. Maia Shibutani/Alex Shibutani (USA) came second followed by teammates Madison Chock/Evan Bates.