2016 Skate America

The 2016 Skate America was the first event of six in the 2016–17 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating, a senior-level international invitational competition series. It was held at the Sears Centre in Chicago, Illinois, on October 21–23. Medals were awarded in the disciplines of men's singles, ladies' singles, pair skating, and ice dancing. Skaters earned points toward qualifying for the 2016–17 Grand Prix Final.

2016 Skate America
Type:Grand Prix
Date:October 21 – 23
Season:2016–17
Location:Chicago, Illinois
Host:U.S. Figure Skating
Venue:Sears Centre
Champions
Men's singles:
Japan Shoma Uno
Ladies' singles:
United States Ashley Wagner
Pair skating:
Canada Julianne Séguin / Charlie Bilodeau
Ice dance:
United States Maia Shibutani / Alex Shibutani
Navigation
Previous:
2015 Skate America
Next:
2017 Skate America
Next GP:
2016 Skate Canada International

EntriesEdit

The ISU published the preliminary assignments on June 30, 2016.[1][2][3][4]

Country Men Ladies Pairs Ice dancing
  Australia Brendan Kerry
  Belgium Jorik Hendrickx
  Canada Nam Nguyen Gabrielle Daleman Julianne Séguin / Charlie Bilodeau
  China Jin Boyang
  France Vanessa James / Morgan Ciprès
  Israel Isabella Tobias / Ilia Tkachenko
  Italy Roberta Rodeghiero Valentina Marchei / Ondřej Hotárek Charlène Guignard / Marco Fabbri
  Japan Shoma Uno Mao Asada
Mai Mihara
Kanako Murakami
Kana Muramoto / Chris Reed
  Latvia Angelīna Kučvaļska
  South Korea Park So-youn Yura Min / Alexander Gamelin
  Russia Maxim Kovtun
Sergei Voronov
Serafima Sakhanovich Kristina Astakhova / Alexei Rogonov
Evgenia Tarasova / Vladimir Morozov
Ekaterina Bobrova / Dmitri Soloviev
Elena Ilinykh / Ruslan Zhiganshin
  Turkey Alisa Agafonova / Alper Uçar
  United States Jason Brown
Timothy Dolensky
Adam Rippon
Mariah Bell
Gracie Gold
Ashley Wagner
Marissa Castelli / Mervin Tran
Haven Denney / Brandon Frazier
Tarah Kayne / Daniel O'Shea
Madison Hubbell / Zachary Donohue
Elliana Pogrebinsky / Alex Benoit
Maia Shibutani / Alex Shibutani

Changes to preliminary assignmentsEdit

Date Discipline Withdrew Added Reason/Other notes Refs
August 10 Pairs   Madeline Aaron / Max Settlage   Haven Denney / Brandon Frazier Split [5]
August 16 Men N/A   Timothy Dolensky Host pick [6]
August 22 Ladies N/A   Angela Wang Host pick [7]
September 9 Ice dancing N/A   Elliana Pogrebinsky / Alex Benoit Host pick [7]
September 14 Pairs N/A   Marissa Castelli / Mervin Tran Host pick [7]
September 22 and 23 Pairs   Sui Wenjing / Han Cong   Valentina Marchei / Ondřej Hotárek Injury (Sui) [8]
September 22 and 23 Ice dancing   Rebeka Kim / Kirill Minov   Yura Min / Alexander Gamelin [9]
October 12 Ladies   Angela Wang   Mariah Bell Injury [10]
October 16 Men   Denis Ten Not replaced [11]
October 17 Ladies   Yulia Lipnitskaya Not replaced Injury [12]
October 20 Men   Daisuke Murakami Not replaced Injury [13]

ResultsEdit

MenEdit

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Shoma Uno   Japan 279.34 1 89.15 1 190.19
2 Jason Brown   United States 268.38 3 85.75 2 182.63
3 Adam Rippon   United States 261.43 2 87.32 3 174.11
4 Sergei Voronov   Russia 245.28 5 78.68 5 166.60
5 Jin Boyang   China 245.08 8 72.93 4 172.15
6 Nam Nguyen   Canada 239.26 4 79.62 7 159.64
7 Maxim Kovtun   Russia 230.75 10 67.43 6 163.32
8 Timothy Dolensky   United States 226.53 6 77.59 8 148.94
9 Jorik Hendrickx   Belgium 224.91 7 76.62 9 148.29
10 Brendan Kerry   Australia 211.76 9 71.62 10 140.14

LadiesEdit

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Ashley Wagner   United States 196.44 1 69.50 2 126.94
2 Mariah Bell   United States 191.59 6 60.92 1 130.67
3 Mai Mihara   Japan 189.28 2 65.75 3 123.53
4 Gabrielle Daleman   Canada 186.63 4 64.49 4 122.14
5 Gracie Gold   United States 184.22 3 64.87 5 119.35
6 Mao Asada   Japan 176.78 5 64.47 6 112.31
7 Serafima Sakhanovich   Russia 163.84 8 56.52 7 107.32
8 Park So-youn   South Korea 161.36 7 58.16 8 103.20
9 Roberta Rodeghiero   Italy 149.13 9 52.62 10 96.51
10 Kanako Murakami   Japan 145.03 10 47.87 9 97.16
11 Angelīna Kučvaļska   Latvia 134.97 11 47.80 11 87.17

PairsEdit

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Julianne Séguin / Charlie Bilodeau   Canada 197.31 3 66.49 1 130.82
2 Haven Denney / Brandon Frazier   United States 192.65 2 67.29 2 125.36
3 Evgenia Tarasova / Vladimir Morozov   Russia 185.94 1 75.24 5 110.70
4 Vanessa James / Morgan Ciprès   France 174.65 4 65.78 7 108.87
5 Kristina Astakhova / Alexei Rogonov   Russia 174.52 5 64.34 6 110.18
6 Tarah Kayne / Daniel O'Shea   United States 173.50 8 57.93 3 115.57
7 Marissa Castelli / Mervin Tran   United States 171.95 7 61.17 4 110.78
8 Valentina Marchei / Ondřej Hotárek   Italy 169.69 6 62.49 8 107.20

Ice dancingEdit

Rank Name Nation Total points SD FD
1 Maia Shibutani / Alex Shibutani   United States 185.75 1 73.04 1 112.71
2 Madison Hubbell / Zachary Donohue   United States 175.77 3 68.78 2 106.99
3 Ekaterina Bobrova / Dmitri Soloviev   Russia 174.77 2 68.92 3 105.85
4 Charlène Guignard / Marco Fabbri   Italy 165.44 5 64.79 4 100.65
5 Elena Ilinykh / Ruslan Zhiganshin   Russia 165.16 4 66.60 6 98.56
6 Isabella Tobias / Ilia Tkachenko   Israel 161.99 6 63.33 5 98.66
7 Elliana Pogrebinsky / Alex Benoit   United States 151.76 8 58.18 7 93.58
8 Kana Muramoto / Chris Reed   Japan 147.37 10 56.19 8 91.18
9 Alisa Agafonova / Alper Uçar   Turkey 146.10 7 58.98 9 87.12
10 Yura Min / Alexander Gamelin   South Korea 141.50 9 56.25 10 85.25

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2016/17: Men" (PDF). International Skating Union. 30 June 2016.
  2. ^ "ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2016/17: Ladies" (PDF). International Skating Union. 30 June 2016.
  3. ^ "ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2016/17: Ladies" (PDF). International Skating Union. 30 June 2016.
  4. ^ "ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2016/17: Ice Dance" (PDF). International Skating Union. 30 June 2016.
  5. ^ "Aaron and Settlage End Partnership". U.S. Figure Skating. August 10, 2016.
  6. ^ "Men". 2016skateamerica.com. Archived from the original on August 16, 2016. Retrieved August 16, 2016.
  7. ^ a b c "2016–17 International Competition Season Assignments/Results". U.S. Figure Skating. Archived from the original on August 22, 2016.
  8. ^ "ISU GP Skate America 2016: Pairs at the International Skating Union". Archived from the original on 2016-08-11. Retrieved 2016-09-22.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  9. ^ "ISU GP Skate America 2016: Ice Dance at the International Skating Union". Archived from the original on 2016-09-22. Retrieved 2016-09-22.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  10. ^ "Team USA announces Grand Prix series event withdrawals" (Press release). U.S. Figure Skating. October 12, 2016.
  11. ^ "ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2016/17: Men" (PDF). International Skating Union. October 17, 2016.
  12. ^ "ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2016/17: Ladies" (PDF). International Skating Union. October 17, 2016.
  13. ^ "ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2016/17: Men" (PDF). International Skating Union. October 20, 2016.

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