2008 Skate Canada International

The 2008 Skate Canada International was the second 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 Scotiabank Place in Ottawa, Ontario on October 30 – November 2. 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 Pasodoble.

2008 Skate Canada International
Type:Grand Prix
Date:October 30 – November 2
Season:2008–09
Location:Ottawa, Ontario
Host:Skate Canada
Venue:Scotiabank Place
Champions
Men's singles:
Canada Patrick Chan
Ladies' singles:
Canada Joannie Rochette
Pair skating:
Russia Yuko Kawaguchi / Alexander Smirnov
Ice dance:
United States Meryl Davis / Charlie White
Navigation
Previous:
2007 Skate Canada International
Next:
2009 Skate Canada International
Previous GP:
2008 Skate America
Next GP:
2008 Cup of China

ScheduleEdit

The switch from daylight saving time to standard time was on November 2. Therefore, the events on Friday and Saturday were UTC-4, and the events on Sunday were UTC-5.

  • Friday, October 31
    • 12:05 Pairs' short program
    • 14:10 Ladies' short program
    • 18:30 Compulsory dance
    • 19:45 Men's short program
  • Saturday, November 1
    • 10:45 Original dance
    • 13:25 Pairs' free skating
    • 16:05 Men's free skating
    • 17:45 Medal ceremonies - Men and pairs
    • 19:05 Ladies' free skating
    • 20:50 Medal ceremonies - Ladies
  • Sunday, November 2
    • 12:15 Free dance
    • 13:30 Medal ceremonies - Ice dancing
    • 15:05 Exhibition gala

ResultsEdit

MenEdit

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Patrick Chan   Canada 215.45 2 77.47 3 137.98
2 Ryan Bradley   United States 212.75 3 72.50 2 140.25
3 Evan Lysacek   United States 209.27 4 71.40 4 137.87
4 Yannick Ponsero   France 208.97 1 78.05 6 130.92
5 Shawn Sawyer   Canada 206.56 7 64.20 1 142.36
6 Sergei Voronov   Russia 201.59 5 70.45 5 131.14
7 Brandon Mroz   United States 192.23 6 67.03 7 125.20
8 Yasuharu Nanri   Japan 177.84 9 63.36 9 114.48
9 Anton Kovalevski   Ukraine 170.61 8 64.06 10 106.55
10 Jeremy Ten   Canada 169.79 11 50.93 8 118.86
11 Vladimir Uspenski   Russia 150.50 10 56.17 11 94.33

LadiesEdit

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Joannie Rochette   Canada 188.89 1 64.74 1 124.15
2 Fumie Suguri   Japan 163.86 2 57.92 3 105.94
3 Alissa Czisny   United States 157.92 6 49.66 2 108.26
4 Carolina Kostner   Italy 152.76 7 48.56 4 104.20
5 Caroline Zhang   United States 150.80 3 53.28 5 97.52
6 Beatrisa Liang   United States 142.12 5 49.92 6 92.20
7 Jenna McCorkell   United Kingdom 139.37 4 51.64 8 87.73
8 Cynthia Phaneuf   Canada 133.47 9 45.06 7 88.41
9 Nana Takeda   Japan 128.93 8 45.14 9 83.79
10 Jenni Vähämaa   Finland 122.75 10 44.90 10 77.85
11 Jelena Glebova   Estonia 116.38 11 41.18 11 75.20
12 Myriane Samson   Canada 112.74 12 40.42 12 72.32

PairsEdit

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Yuko Kawaguchi / Alexander Smirnov   Russia 176.97 1 65.02 2 111.95
2 Jessica Dubé / Bryce Davison   Canada 176.54 3 60.14 1 116.40
3 Keauna McLaughlin / Rockne Brubaker   United States 161.51 2 60.66 3 100.85
4 Mylène Brodeur / John Mattatall   Canada 149.14 6 50.76 4 98.38
5 Tiffany Vise / Derek Trent   United States 148.52 4 53.94 5 94.58
6 Rachel Kirkland / Eric Radford   Canada 141.66 7 50.08 6 91.58
7 Amanda Evora / Mark Ladwig   United States 138.14 8 47.04 7 91.10
8 Dong Huibo / Wu Yiming   China 127.17 5 50.84 8 76.33

Ice dancingEdit

Rank Name Nation Total points CD OD FD
1 Meryl Davis / Charlie White   United States 178.89 1 34.29 1 56.36 1 88.24
2 Vanessa Crone / Paul Poirier   Canada 162.13 4 31.11 3 49.13 2 81.89
3 Nathalie Péchalat / Fabian Bourzat   France 159.06 2 33.90 6 47.37 3 77.79
4 Kristina Gorshkova / Vitali Butikov   Russia 157.83 5 30.50 2 49.82 4 77.51
5 Kimberly Navarro / Brent Bommentre   United States 157.54 3 31.67 4 48.68 5 77.19
6 Ekaterina Bobrova / Dmitri Soloviev   Russia 151.62 7 28.42 5 47.83 6 75.37
7 Jennifer Wester / Daniil Barantsev   United States 141.06 6 28.71 7 43.70 7 68.65
8 Andrea Chong / Guillame Gfeller   Canada 136.99 8 26.29 8 43.24 8 67.46

External linksEdit

  • 2008 Skate Canada official site
  • Skate Canada International at Skate Canada
  • 2008 Skate Canada International at the International Skating Union
  • "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".