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2008 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships

The 2008 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships was an international figure skating competition in the 2007–08 season. It was held at the Seongsa Ice Rink in Goyang, South Korea on February 11–17. Medals were awarded in the disciplines of men's singles, ladies' singles, pair skating, and ice dancing.

2008 Four Continents Championships
Type:ISU Championship
Date:February 11 – 17
Season:2007–08
Location:Goyang, South Korea
Venue:Seongsa Ice Rink
Champions
Men's singles:
Japan Daisuke Takahashi
Ladies' singles:
Japan Mao Asada
Pair skating:
China Pang Qing / Tong Jian
Ice dance:
Canada Tessa Virtue / Scott Moir
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NotesEdit

  • Unlike the other three ISU championships, each nation was allowed to enter 3 skaters/couples in each event, regardless of its skaters performance in the previous year's championships.
  • The corresponding competition for European skaters was the 2008 European Figure Skating Championships.
  • Skaters must have reached the age of 15 by July 1, 2007 in order to compete.

Medals tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Japan (JPN)2013
2  Canada (CAN)1203
3  China (CHN)1102
4  United States (USA)0134
Totals (4 nations)44412

ResultsEdit

MenEdit

 
The men's podium. From left: Jeffrey Buttle (2nd), Daisuke Takahashi (1st), Evan Lysacek (3rd).

Daisuke Takahashi set a new world record for the free skating (175.84) and the combined total (264.41).[1]

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Daisuke Takahashi   Japan 264.41 1 88.57 1 175.84
2 Jeffrey Buttle   Canada 234.02 3 83.85 2 150.17
3 Evan Lysacek   United States 233.11 2 84.06 3 149.05
4 Stephen Carriere   United States 218.30 4 74.08 5 144.22
5 Jeremy Abbott   United States 206.40 9 60.87 4 145.53
6 Li Chengjiang   China 197.98 5 72.25 9 125.73
7 Vaughn Chipeur   Canada 196.57 6 70.83 8 125.74
8 Takahiko Kozuka   Japan 196.38 7 67.48 6 128.90
9 Shawn Sawyer   Canada 187.18 10 60.79 7 126.39
10 Wu Jialiang   China 182.94 8 64.35 11 118.59
11 Xu Ming   China 169.17 12 49.08 10 120.09
12 Kensuke Nakaniwa   Japan 167.37 11 55.82 12 111.55
13 Abzal Rakimgaliev   Kazakhstan 138.88 13 43.17 13 95.71
14 Tristan Thode   New Zealand 115.99 14 42.16 16 73.83
15 Luis Hernández   Mexico 112.05 16 39.39 17 72.66
16 Justin Pietersen   South Africa 111.16 18 36.39 14 74.77
17 Nicholas Fernandez   Australia 109.77 15 41.14 20 68.63
18 Joel Watson   New Zealand 109.03 19 35.02 15 74.01
19 Kevin Alves   Brazil 108.12 17 37.05 18 71.07
20 Robert McNamara   Australia 102.23 21 32.42 19 69.81
21 Humberto Contreras   Mexico 95.50 20 34.20 21 61.30

LadiesEdit

 
The ladies' podium. From left: Joannie Rochette (2nd), Mao Asada (1st), Miki Ando (3rd).
Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Mao Asada   Japan 193.25 1 60.94 1 132.31
2 Joannie Rochette   Canada 179.54 3 60.04 2 119.50
3 Miki Ando   Japan 177.66 2 60.07 3 117.59
4 Kim Na-young   South Korea 158.49 6 53.08 4 105.41
5 Mira Leung   Canada 157.36 7 53.01 6 104.35
6 Katrina Hacker   United States 153.86 10 49.86 7 104.00
7 Cynthia Phaneuf   Canada 152.67 8 50.63 8 102.04
8 Ashley Wagner   United States 152.46 12 47.29 5 105.17
9 Anastasia Gimazetdinova   Uzbekistan 150.07 4 55.49 10 94.58
10 Fumie Suguri   Japan 145.06 9 50.24 9 94.82
11 Beatrisa Liang   United States 144.25 5 54.05 11 90.20
12 Wang Yueren   China 129.88 15 44.69 13 85.19
13 Xu Binshu   China 128.39 11 49.62 14 78.77
14 Liu Yan   China 124.09 16 37.33 12 86.76
15 Melinda Sherilyn Wang   Chinese Taipei 119.58 14 45.95 15 73.63
16 Kim Chae-hwa   South Korea 115.85 13 46.76 16 69.09
17 Loretta Hamui   Mexico 99.89 18 34.87 17 65.02
18 Ana Cecilia Cantu   Mexico 94.76 17 37.10 20 57.66
19 Tina Wang   Australia 94.28 21 30.57 18 63.71
20 Lejeanne Marais   South Africa 90.52 22 29.38 19 61.14
21 Tamami Ono   Hong Kong 88.96 20 31.97 21 56.99
22 Gracielle Jeanne Tan   Philippines 80.88 24 28.50 22 52.38
23 Charissa Tansomboon   Thailand 79.28 19 32.31 24 46.97
24 Corenne Bruhns   Mexico 76.89 23 28.63 23 48.26
Free Skating Not Reached
25 Crystal Wynewyne Kiang   Chinese Taipei 25 28.12
26 Abigail Pietersen   South Africa 26 27.44
27 Morgan Figgins   New Zealand 27 26.92
28 Phoebe Di Tommaso   Australia 28 25.76
29 Siobhan McColl   South Africa 29 23.40
30 Stacy Perfetti   Brazil 30 21.97
31 Kristine Y. Lee   Hong Kong 31 20.53
32 Tiffany Ting-Ye Wu   Chinese Taipei 32 18.64

PairsEdit

 
The pairs' podium. From left: Zhang Dan / Zhang Hao (2nd), Pang Qing / Tong Jian (1st), Brooke Castile / Benjamin Okolski (3rd).
Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Pang Qing / Tong Jian   China 187.33 2 67.70 1 119.63
2 Zhang Dan / Zhang Hao   China 181.84 1 70.45 2 111.39
3 Brooke Castile / Benjamin Okolski   United States 159.99 4 56.44 3 103.55
4 Rena Inoue / John Baldwin   United States 156.00 3 57.40 4 98.60
5 Jessica Miller / Ian Moram   Canada 149.24 5 54.88 5 94.36
6 Li Jiaqi / Xu Jiankun   China 144.53 6 53.26 6 91.27
7 Mylène Brodeur / John Mattatall   Canada 141.46 7 52.50 7 88.96
8 Tiffany Vise / Derek Trent   United States 134.41 8 45.82 8 88.59
9 Marina Aganina / Dmitri Zobnin   Uzbekistan 93.77 9 36.82 9 56.95

Ice dancingEdit

 
The ice dancing podium. From left: Meryl Davis / Charlie White (2nd), Tessa Virtue / Scott Moir (1st), Kimberly Navarro / Brent Bommentre (3rd).
Rank Name Nation Total points CD OD FD
1 Tessa Virtue / Scott Moir   Canada 207.32 1 38.22 1 65.02 1 104.08
2 Meryl Davis / Charlie White   United States 199.45 2 37.36 2 61.93 2 100.16
3 Kimberly Navarro / Brent Bommentre   United States 180.65 3 34.36 3 56.67 3 89.62
4 Jennifer Wester / Daniil Barantsev   United States 174.37 4 30.95 4 55.44 5 87.98
5 Kaitlyn Weaver / Andrew Poje   Canada 174.36 5 30.94 5 54.95 4 88.47
6 Allie Hann-McCurdy / Michael Coreno   Canada 164.02 6 29.73 6 50.53 6 83.76
7 Cathy Reed / Chris Reed   Japan 158.47 7 27.06 7 49.64 7 81.77
8 Yu Xiaoyang / Wang Chen   China 148.19 8 25.61 8 45.60 8 76.98
9 Huang Xintong / Zheng Xun   China 147.02 9 25.22 9 45.35 9 76.45
10 Danielle O'Brien / Gregory Merriman   Australia 121.86 11 21.26 10 37.44 10 63.16
11 Guo Jiameimei / Meng Fei   China 112.29 12 20.96 11 36.80 12 54.53
12 Yu Sun Hye / Ramil Sarkulov   Uzbekistan 109.56 10 22.46 13 33.78 13 53.32
13 Maria Borounov / Evgeni Borounov   Australia 107.52 13 17.78 12 34.93 11 54.81

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  • ISU site
  • Starting Orders and Results
  • Competitors list
  • "Definite Allotment of ISU Championships 2008" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-09-30. Retrieved 2007-08-29. (74.8 KiB)