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The 2008 NHK Trophy was the final event of six in the 2008–09 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating, a senior-level international invitational competition series. It was held at the Yoyogi National Gymnasium in Tokyo on November 27–30. Medals were awarded in the disciplines of men's singles, ladies' singles, pair skating, and ice dancing. Skaters earned points toward qualifying for the 2008–09 Grand Prix Final. The compulsory dance was the Paso Doble.

2008 NHK Trophy
Type:Grand Prix
Date:November 27 – 30
Season:2008–09
Location:Tokyo
Host:Japan Skating Federation
Venue:Yoyogi National Gymnasium
Champions
Men's singles:
Japan Nobunari Oda
Ladies' singles:
Japan Mao Asada
Pair skating:
China Pang Qing / Tong Jian
Ice dance:
Italy Federica Faiella / Massimo Scali
Navigation
Previous:
2007 NHK Trophy
Next:
2009 NHK Trophy
Previous GP:
2008 Cup of Russia
Next GP:
2008–09 Grand Prix Final

ScheduleEdit

(Japan local time, UTC+9)

  • Friday, November 28
    • 14:15 Ice dancing - Compulsory dance
    • 15:35 Pairs - Short program
    • 17:00 Men - Short program
    • 18:55 Ladies - Short program
    • 20:45 Ice dancing - Original dance
  • Saturday, November 29
    • 14:15 Pairs - Free skating
    • 15:56 Ice dancing - Free skating
    • 18:42 Ladies - Free skating
  • Sunday, November 30
    • 13:00 Men - Free skating
    • 16:00 Gala exhibition

ResultsEdit

MenEdit

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Nobunari Oda   Japan 236.18 1 81.63 1 154.55
2 Johnny Weir   United States 224.42 2 78.15 2 146.27
3 Yannick Ponsero   France 217.24 3 74.39 3 142.85
4 Kevin Reynolds   Canada 199.74 6 67.51 4 132.23
5 Takahito Mura   Japan 198.07 4 69.70 5 128.37
6 Stephen Carriere   United States 192.30 5 68.99 6 123.31
7 Adrian Schultheiss   Sweden 177.75 7 66.31 7 111.44
8 Yasuharu Nanri   Japan 167.73 8 63.87 10 103.86
9 Andrei Lutai   Russia 166.36 11 56.34 8 110.02
10 Peter Liebers   Germany 165.90 10 58.27 9 107.63
11 Anton Kovalevski   Ukraine 157.94 9 58.84 12 99.10
12 Jamal Othman    Switzerland 157.90 12 55.94 11 101.96

LadiesEdit

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Mao Asada   Japan 191.13 1 64.64 1 126.49
2 Akiko Suzuki   Japan 167.64 4 55.56 2 112.08
3 Yukari Nakano   Japan 166.87 5 54.82 3 112.05
4 Ashley Wagner   United States 161.10 2 61.52 5 99.58
5 Laura Lepistö   Finland 158.85 3 59.14 4 99.71
6 Katrina Hacker   United States 139.46 6 53.80 6 85.66
7 Cynthia Phaneuf   Canada 138.90 7 53.48 7 85.42
8 Mirai Nagasu   United States 124.22 8 50.14 9 74.08
9 Kim Na-young   South Korea 119.77 9 47.92 11 71.85
10 Annette Dytrt   Germany 115.57 12 37.62 8 77.95
11 Anastasia Gimazetdinova   Uzbekistan 115.10 10 42.84 10 72.26
12 Katarina Gerboldt   Russia 113.95 11 42.42 12 71.53

PairsEdit

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Pang Qing / Tong Jian   China 186.06 1 63.10 1 122.96
2 Rena Inoue / John Baldwin   United States 161.49 2 57.60 2 103.89
3 Jessica Dubé / Bryce Davison   Canada 156.76 3 55.24 3 101.52
4 Stacey Kemp / David King   United Kingdom 132.89 4 49.36 4 83.53
5 Maria Sergejeva / Ilja Glebov   Estonia 127.70 6 45.32 5 82.38
6 Laura Magitteri / Ondřej Hotárek   Italy 127.18 7 45.10 6 82.08
7 Meeran Trombley / Laureano Ibarra   United States 124.92 8 44.40 7 80.52
8 Monica Pisotta / Michael Stewart   Canada 124.80 5 47.78 8 77.02

Ice dancingEdit

Rank Name Nation Total points CD OD FD
1 Federica Faiella / Massimo Scali   Italy 176.67 1 35.61 2 53.78 2 87.28
2 Nathalie Péchalat / Fabian Bourzat   France 175.42 2 33.20 1 54.27 1 87.95
3 Emily Samuelson / Evan Bates   United States 161.45 3 32.18 4 50.92 4 78.35
4 Ekaterina Bobrova / Dmitri Soloviev   Russia 159.96 6 29.80 5 49.61 3 80.55
5 Kristina Gorshkova / Vitali Butikov   Russia 159.51 4 31.54 3 51.80 6 76.17
6 Kimberly Navarro / Brent Bommentre   United States 155.60 5 31.01 6 47.91 5 76.68
7 Kaitlyn Weaver / Andrew Poje   Canada 151.10 7 28.70 7 46.58 7 75.82
8 Cathy Reed / Chris Reed   Japan 135.83 8 27.17 10 39.87 8 68.79
9 Yu Xiaoyang / Wang Chen   China 131.90 9 25.46 8 40.78 9 65.66
10 Isabella Pajardi / Stefano Caruso   Italy 128.35 10 23.86 9 40.52 10 63.97

External linksEdit

  • 2008 NHK Trophy at the International Skating Union
  • 2008 NHK Trophy at the Japan Skating Federation
  • "2008–09 Grand Prix Announcement". Archived from the original on 2008-09-28. Retrieved 2008-06-12.
  • "Men's Entries".
  • "Ladies' Entries".
  • "Pairs' Entries".
  • "Ice dancing Entries".