2015 World Figure Skating Championships

The 2015 World Figure Skating Championships was an international figure skating competition in the 2014–15 season. Figure skaters competed for the title of World champion in men's singles, ladies' singles, pairs, and ice dancing.

2015 World Figure Skating Championships
Type:ISU Championship
Date:March 23 – 29
Season:2014–15
Location:Shanghai, China
Host:Chinese Skating Association
Venue:Shanghai Oriental Sports Center
Champions
Men's singles:
Spain Javier Fernández
Ladies' singles:
Russia Elizaveta Tuktamysheva
Pair skating:
Canada Meagan Duhamel / Eric Radford
Ice dance:
France Gabriella Papadakis / Guillaume Cizeron
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2014 World Championships
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2016 World Championships

In June 2012, it was announced that Shanghai, China would host the 2015 Worlds.[1] All events were held at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center.

QualificationEdit

Skaters are eligible for the event if they are representing an ISU member nation and have reached the age of 15 before 1 July 2014 in their place of birth. National associations select their entries according to their own criteria but the ISU mandates that their selections achieve a minimum technical elements score (TES) at an international event prior to the World Championships.

Minimum TESEdit

Minimum technical scores (TES)[2]
Discipline SP / SD FS / FD
Men 34 64
Ladies 27 47
Pairs 25 43
Ice dancing 29 39
Must be achieved at an ISU-recognized international event
in the ongoing or preceding season.
SP and FS scores may be attained at different events.

Number of entries per disciplineEdit

Based on the results of the 2014 World Championships, each ISU member nation can field one to three entries per discipline.

Spots Men Ladies Pairs Dance
3   Japan
  United States
  Japan
  Russia
  United States
  Canada
  China
  Russia
  Canada
  Russia
  United States
2   Canada
  China
  Czech Republic
  France
  Russia
  Spain
  Canada
  Italy
  South Korea
  France
  Germany
  Italy
  United States
  France
  Italy
  United Kingdom
If not listed above, one entry is allowed.

EntriesEdit

Member nations began announcing their selections in January 2015.[3]

Country Men[4] Ladies[5] Pairs[6] Ice dancing[7]
  Armenia Anastasia Galustyan
  Australia Brendan Kerry Brooklee Han
  Austria Kerstin Frank Miriam Ziegler / Severin Kiefer Barbora Silna / Juri Kurakin
  Belarus Pavel Ignatenko Maria Paliakova / Nikita Bochkov Viktoria Kavaliova / Yurii Bieliaiev
  Canada[8] Nam Nguyen
Jeremy Ten
Katelyn Osmond

Gabrielle Daleman

Alaine Chartrand

Meagan Duhamel / Eric Radford
Lubov Ilyushechkina / Dylan Moscovitch
Julianne Séguin / Charlie Bilodeau
Kaitlyn Weaver / Andrew Poje
Piper Gilles / Paul Poirier
Alexandra Paul / Mitchell Islam
  China Song Nan
Yan Han
Li Zijun Pang Qing / Tong Jian
Peng Cheng / Zhang Hao
Sui Wenjing / Han Cong
Wang Shiyue / Liu Xinyu
  Czech Republic Michal Březina
Petr Coufal
Eliška Březinová
  Denmark Laurence Fournier Beaudry / Nikolaj Sørensen
  Estonia Irina Shtork / Taavi Rand
  Finland Kiira Korpi Cecilia Torn / Jussiville Partanen
  France Florent Amodio
Chafik Besseghier
Maé-Bérénice Méité Vanessa James / Morgan Ciprès Gabriella Papadakis / Guillaume Cizeron
  Georgia Elene Gedevanishvili
  Germany[9] Peter Liebers Nicole Schott Mari Vartmann / Aaron Van Cleave Nelli Zhiganshina / Alexander Gazsi
  Great Britain Amani Fancy / Christopher Boyadji Olivia Smart / Joseph Buckland
  Hong Kong Ronald Lam
  Hungary Ivett Tóth Carolina Moscheni / Ádám Lukács
  Israel Alexei Bychenko Netta Schreiber Allison Reed / Vasili Rogov
  Italy Ivan Righini Roberta Rodeghiero
Giada Russo
Nicole Della Monica / Matteo Guarise
Valentina Marchei / Ondřej Hotárek
Anna Cappellini / Luca Lanotte
Charlene Guignard / Marco Fabbri
  Japan[10] Yuzuru Hanyu
Takahiko Kozuka
Takahito Mura
Satoko Miyahara
Rika Hongo
Kanako Murakami
Narumi Takahashi / Ryuichi Kihara Cathy Reed / Chris Reed
  Kazakhstan Denis Ten
  South Korea Lee June-hyoung Kim Hae-jin
Park So-youn
Rebeka Kim / Kirill Minov
  Latvia Angelīna Kučvaļska Olga Jakushina / Andrey Nevskiy
  Lithuania Aleksandra Golovkina
  Netherlands Niki Wories
  Norway Anne Line Gjersem
  Poland Natalia Kaliszek / Maksym Spodyriev
  Philippines Michael Christian Martinez Alisson Krystle Perticheto
  Russia Maxim Kovtun
Sergei Voronov
Elena Radionova
Elizaveta Tuktamysheva
Anna Pogorilaya
Kristina Astakhova / Alexei Rogonov
Yuko Kavaguti / Alexander Smirnov
Evgenia Tarasova / Vladimir Morozov
Elena Ilinykh / Ruslan Zhiganshin
Ksenia Monko / Kirill Khaliavin
Alexandra Stepanova / Ivan Bukin
  Slovakia Nicole Rajicova Federica Testa / Lukáš Csölley
  Slovenia Daša Grm
  Spain Javier Fernández Sara Hurtado / Adrià Díaz
  Sweden Alexander Majorov Joshi Helgesson
   Switzerland Stéphane Walker Eveline Brunner
  Turkey Alisa Agafonova / Alper Uçar
  Ukraine Yaroslav Paniot Natalia Popova Oleksandra Nazarova / Maxim Nikitin
  United States[11] Jason Brown
Joshua Farris
Adam Rippon
Polina Edmunds
Gracie Gold
Ashley Wagner
Haven Denney / Brandon Frazier
Alexa Scimeca / Chris Knierim
Madison Chock / Evan Bates
Madison Hubbell / Zachary Donohue
Maia Shibutani / Alex Shibutani
  Uzbekistan Misha Ge

ResultsEdit

MenEdit

 
2015 Worlds Figure Skating Championships Podium

The Men's short program was held on March 27. The free skate was held on March 28.[14]

Rank Name Nation Total points SP[15] FS
1 Javier Fernández   Spain 273.90 2 92.74 2 181.16
2 Yuzuru Hanyu   Japan 271.08 1 95.20 3 175.88
3 Denis Ten   Kazakhstan 267.72 3 85.89 1 181.83
4 Jason Brown   United States 248.29 6 84.32 5 163.97
5 Nam Nguyen   Canada 242.59 9 77.73 4 164.86
6 Misha Ge   Uzbekistan 234.89 8 78.52 7 156.37
7 Maxim Kovtun   Russia 230.70 16 70.82 6 159.88
8 Adam Rippon   United States 229.71 11 75.14 8 154.57
9 Florent Amodio   France 229.62 7 80.84 11 148.78
10 Yan Han   China 229.15 5 84.45 13 144.70
11 Joshua Farris   United States 223.04 13 73.52 10 149.52
12 Takahiko Kozuka   Japan 222.69 19 70.15 9 152.54
13 Sergei Voronov   Russia 218.41 4 84.70 17 133.71
14 Ronald Lam   Hong Kong 214.36 14 72.66 14 141.70
15 Michal Březina   Czech Republic 213.83 10 76.84 15 136.99
16 Takahito Mura   Japan 211.74 23 64.93 12 146.81
17 Alexei Bychenko   Israel 209.26 12 74.98 16 137.28
18 Chafik Besseghier   France 199.86 18 70.27 19 129.59
19 Lee June-hyoung   South Korea 197.52 24 64.51 18 133.01
20 Brendan Kerry   Australia 194.57 17 70.36 21 124.21
21 Michael Christian Martinez   Philippines 192.38 22 67.03 20 125.35
22 Jeremy Ten   Canada 183.79 15 72.28 22 111.51
23 Alexander Majorov   Sweden 176.55 21 67.53 23 109.02
24 Yaroslav Paniot   Ukraine 174.52 20 69.09 24 105.43
Did not advance to free skate
25 Ivan Righini   Italy 25 63.05 N/A
26 Song Nan   China 26 61.69 N/A
27 Petr Coufal   Czech Republic 27 60.31 N/A
28 Pavel Ignatenko   Belarus 28 58.78 N/A
29 Peter Liebers   Germany 29 54.28 N/A
30 Stéphane Walker    Switzerland 30 53.42 N/A

LadiesEdit

The Ladies short program was held on March 26. The free skate was held on March 28, 2015.[16]

Rank Name Nation Total points SP[17] FS
1 Elizaveta Tuktamysheva   Russia 210.36 1 77.62 1 132.74
2 Satoko Miyahara   Japan 193.60 3 67.02 4 126.58
3 Elena Radionova   Russia 191.47 2 69.51 6 121.96
4 Gracie Gold   United States 188.96 8 60.73 2 128.23
5 Ashley Wagner   United States 185.01 11 57.81 3 127.20
6 Rika Hongo   Japan 184.58 5 62.17 5 122.41
7 Kanako Murakami   Japan 179.66 4 65.48 8 114.18
8 Polina Edmunds   United States 177.83 7 61.71 7 116.12
9 Li Zijun   China 165.22 6 61.83 11 103.39
10 Maé-Bérénice Méité   France 162.75 12 57.08 10 105.67
11 Alaine Chartrand   Canada 161.18 10 60.24 12 100.94
12 Park So-youn   South Korea 160.75 15 53.95 9 106.80
13 Anna Pogorilaya   Russia 160.31 9 60.50 13 99.81
14 Joshi Helgesson   Sweden 155.35 13 56.28 14 99.07
15 Nicole Rajičová   Slovakia 152.61 14 54.40 15 98.21
16 Angelīna Kučvaļska   Latvia 141.54 23 45.74 16 95.80
17 Anne Line Gjersem   Norway 139.75 20 49.25 17 90.50
18 Daša Grm   Slovenia 137.45 22 47.21 18 90.24
19 Kim Hae-jin   South Korea 136.24 18 50.03 19 86.21
20 Roberta Rodeghiero   Italy 134.74 17 51.42 21 83.32
21 Gabrielle Daleman   Canada 133.57 21 48.13 20 85.44
22 Elene Gedevanishvili   Georgia 132.25 16 52.11 22 80.14
23 Nicole Schott   Germany 127.56 19 49.29 23 78.27
24 Giada Russo   Italy 120.11 24 43.85 24 76.26
Did not advance to free skate
25 Natalia Popova   Ukraine 25 43.60 N/A
26 Ivett Tóth   Hungary 26 43.47 N/A
27 Eliška Březinová   Czech Republic 27 43.37 N/A
28 Aleksandra Golovkina   Lithuania 28 43.16 N/A
29 Anastasia Galustyan   Armenia 29 41.84 N/A
30 Netta Schreiber   Israel 30 41.84 N/A
31 Kiira Korpi   Finland 31 41.11 N/A
32 Niki Wories   Netherlands 32 40.38 N/A
33 Eveline Brunner    Switzerland 33 39.69 N/A
34 Alisson Krystle Perticheto   Philippines 34 38.75 N/A
35 Brooklee Han   Australia 35 35.54 N/A
WD Kerstin Frank   Austria withdrew withdrew from competition

PairsEdit

The pairs short program was held on March 25. The free skate was held on March 26.[18]

Rank Name Nation Total points[19] SP[20] FS[21]
1 Meagan Duhamel / Eric Radford   Canada 221.53 1 76.98 1 144.55
2 Sui Wenjing / Han Cong   China 214.12 3 71.63 2 142.49
3 Pang Qing / Tong Jian   China 212.77 2 72.59 3 140.18
4 Peng Cheng / Zhang Hao   China 206.63 5 69.67 4 136.96
5 Yuko Kavaguti / Alexander Smirnov   Russia 198.91 4 71.59 6 127.32
6 Evgenia Tarasova / Vladimir Morozov   Russia 198.46 6 67.71 5 130.75
7 Alexa Scimeca / Chris Knierim   United States 185.81 7 65.56 7 120.25
8 Julianne Séguin / Charlie Bilodeau   Canada 178.03 10 60.53 10 117.50
9 Vanessa James / Morgan Ciprès   France 177.34 12 58.28 8 119.06
10 Kristina Astakhova / Alexei Rogonov   Russia 173.58 13 55.55 9 118.03
11 Valentina Marchei / Ondřej Hotárek   Italy 172.55 9 60.56 11 111.99
12 Haven Denney / Brandon Frazier   United States 172.51 8 61.32 12 111.19
13 Lubov Iliushechkina / Dylan Moscovitch   Canada 169.91 11 60.32 13 109.59
14 Nicole Della Monica / Matteo Guarise   Italy 151.77 14 54.48 15 97.29
15 Mari Vartmann / Aaron Van Cleave   Germany 147.84 15 47.76 14 100.08
16 Amani Fancy / Christopher Boyadji   Great Britain 130.22 16 46.69 16 83.53
Did not advance to free skate
17 Maria Paliakova / Nikita Bochkov   Belarus 17 46.17 N/A
18 Miriam Ziegler / Severin Kiefer   Austria 18 45.99 N/A
19 Narumi Takahashi / Ryuichi Kihara   Japan 19 44.54 N/A

Ice dancingEdit

The short dance was held on March 25. The free dance was held on March 27, 2015.[22]

Rank Name Nation Total points[23] SD[24] FD
1 Gabriella Papadakis / Guillaume Cizeron   France 184.28 4 71.94 1 112.34
2 Madison Chock / Evan Bates   United States 181.34 1 74.47 2 106.87
3 Kaitlyn Weaver / Andrew Poje   Canada 179.42 2 72.68 3 106.74
4 Anna Cappellini / Luca Lanotte   Italy 177.50 3 72.39 4 105.11
5 Maia Shibutani / Alex Shibutani   United States 172.03 6 69.32 5 102.71
6 Piper Gilles / Paul Poirier   Canada 165.22 7 65.90 6 99.32
7 Elena Ilinykh / Ruslan Zhiganshin   Russia 164.84 5 69.46 9 95.38
8 Ksenia Monko / Kirill Khaliavin   Russia 159.13 10 62.36 8 96.77
9 Alexandra Stepanova / Ivan Bukin   Russia 156.95 14 59.62 7 97.33
10 Madison Hubbell / Zachary Donohue   United States 156.56 11 61.43 10 95.13
11 Laurence Fournier Beaudry / Nikolaj Sørensen   Denmark 156.23 9 62.40 11 93.83
12 Charlène Guignard / Marco Fabbri   Italy 153.84 12 61.02 12 92.82
13 Alexandra Paul / Mitchell Islam   Canada 152.59 8 64.38 14 88.21
14 Sara Hurtado / Adrià Díaz   Spain 148.67 15 59.16 13 89.51
15 Federica Testa / Lukáš Csölley   Slovakia 142.29 13 60.07 15 82.22
16 Alisa Agafonova / Alper Uçar   Turkey 136.47 16 56.07 16 80.40
17 Oleksandra Nazarova / Maxim Nikitin   Ukraine 133.80 17 55.08 17 78.72
18 Carolina Moscheni / Ádám Lukács   Hungary 131.01 19 53.05 18 77.96
19 Wang Shiyue / Liu Xinyu   China 128.77 18 54.38 19 74.39
20 Allison Reed / Vasili Rogov   Israel 124.32 20 51.12 20 73.20
Did not advance to free dance
21 Barbora Silná / Juri Kurakin   Austria 21 49.57 N/A
22 Cathy Reed / Chris Reed   Japan 22 48.32 N/A
23 Irina Shtork / Taavi Rand   Estonia 23 48.04 N/A
24 Natalia Kaliszek / Maksym Spodyriev   Poland 24 45.46 N/A
25 Cecilia Törn / Jussiville Partanen   Finland 25 45.11 N/A
26 Rebeka Kim / Kirill Minov   South Korea 26 45.09 N/A
27 Olivia Smart / Joseph Buckland   Great Britain 27 44.32 N/A
28 Viktoria Kavaliova / Yurii Bieliaiev   Belarus 28 43.21 N/A
29 Olga Jakushina / Andrey Nevskiy   Latvia 29 42.37 N/A
WD Nelli Zhiganshina / Alexander Gazsi   Germany withdrew withdrew from competition

Medals summaryEdit

MedalistsEdit

Medals for overall placement:

Discipline Gold Silver Bronze
Men   Javier Fernández   Yuzuru Hanyu   Denis Ten
Ladies   Elizaveta Tuktamysheva   Satoko Miyahara   Elena Radionova
Pairs   Meagan Duhamel / Eric Radford   Sui Wenjing / Han Cong   Pang Qing / Tong Jian
Ice dancing   Gabriella Papadakis / Guillaume Cizeron   Madison Chock / Evan Bates   Kaitlyn Weaver / Andrew Poje

Small medals for placement in the short segment:

Discipline Gold Silver Bronze
Men   Yuzuru Hanyu   Javier Fernández   Denis Ten
Ladies   Elizaveta Tuktamysheva   Elena Radionova   Satoko Miyahara
Pairs   Meagan Duhamel / Eric Radford   Pang Qing / Tong Jian   Sui Wenjing / Han Cong
Ice dancing   Madison Chock / Evan Bates   Kaitlyn Weaver / Andrew Poje   Anna Cappellini / Luca Lanotte

Small medals for placement in the free segment:

Discipline Gold Silver Bronze
Men   Denis Ten   Javier Fernández   Yuzuru Hanyu
Ladies   Elizaveta Tuktamysheva   Gracie Gold   Ashley Wagner
Pairs   Meagan Duhamel / Eric Radford   Sui Wenjing / Han Cong   Pang Qing / Tong Jian
Ice dancing   Gabriella Papadakis / Guillaume Cizeron   Madison Chock / Evan Bates   Kaitlyn Weaver / Andrew Poje

By countryEdit

Table of medals for overall placement:

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Canada (CAN)1012
  Russia (RUS)1012
3  France (FRA)1001
  Spain (ESP)1001
5  Japan (JPN)0202
6  China (CHN)0112
7  United States (USA)0101
8  Kazakhstan (KAZ)0011
Totals (8 nations)44412

Table of small medals for placement in the short segment:

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Canada (CAN)1102
  Russia (RUS)1102
3  Japan (JPN)1012
4  United States (USA)1001
5  China (CHN)0112
6  Spain (ESP)0101
7  Italy (ITA)0011
  Kazakhstan (KAZ)0011
Totals (8 nations)44412

Table of small medals for placement in the free segment:

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Canada (CAN)1012
2  France (FRA)1001
  Kazakhstan (KAZ)1001
  Russia (RUS)1001
5  United States (USA)0213
6  China (CHN)0112
7  Spain (ESP)0101
8  Japan (JPN)0011
Totals (8 nations)44412

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External linksEdit