2018 World Junior Figure Skating Championships

The 2018 World Junior Figure Skating Championships were held in Sofia, Bulgaria from 5–11 March 2018.[1]

2018 World Junior Figure Skating Championships
Type:ISU Championship
Date:5–11 March 2018
Season:2017–18
Location:Sofia, Bulgaria
Host:Bulgarian Figure Skating Championships
Venue:Armeets Arena
Champions
Men's singles:
Russia Alexey Erokhov
Ladies' singles:
Russia Alexandra Trusova
Pair skating:
Russia Daria Pavliuchenko / Denis Khodykin
Ice dance:
Russia Anastasia Skoptsova / Kirill Aleshin
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2017 World Junior Championships
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2019 World Junior Championships

RecordsEdit

The following new junior records were set during this competition:

Event Component Skater(s) Score Date Ref
Ladies Free skating   Alexandra Trusova 153.49 10 March 2018 [2]
Total score 225.52

QualificationEdit

Minimum TESEdit

The ISU stipulates that the minimum scores must be achieved at an ISU-recognized junior international competition in the ongoing or preceding season, no later than 21 days before the first official practice day.[3]

Minimum technical scores (TES)[3]
Discipline SP / SD FS / FD
Men 20 42
Ladies 20 35
Pairs 20 30
Ice dance 18 28
SP and FS scores may be attained at different events.

Number of entries per disciplineEdit

Based on the results of the 2017 Junior World Championships, each ISU member nation fielded one to three entries per discipline.

Spots Men Ladies Pairs Dance
3   United States
  Russia
  Russia
  Japan
  Australia
  Russia
  United States
  Russia
2   South Korea
  Israel
  France
  Japan
  Ukraine
  Canada
  South Korea
  United States
  Germany
  Hong Kong
  China
  Canada
  United States
  South Korea
  Canada
  France
  Czech Republic
  Germany
If not listed above, one entry is allowed.

ScheduleEdit

Day Date Start Finish Discipline Event
Day 1 March 7 12:00 Dance Short dance
17:30 Opening ceremony
19:00 Pairs Short program
Day 2 March 8 11:30 Men Short program
19:00 Pairs Free skating
Pairs Victory ceremony
Day 3 March 9 10:45 Ladies Short program
19:00 Dance Free dance
Dance Victory ceremony
Day 4 March 10 11:00 Men Free skating
Men Victory ceremony
16:00 Ladies Free skating
Ladies Victory ceremony
Day 5 March 11 15:00 Exhibition gala

EntriesEdit

Member nations began announcing their selections in December 2017. The International Skating Union published the full list of entries on 13 February 2018.

Country Men Ladies Pairs Ice dance
  Australia James Min
  Austria[4] Luc Maierhofer Stefanie Pesendorfer
  Azerbaijan Larry Loupolover Morgan Flood Yana Buga / Georgy Pokhilyuk
  Belarus Yakau Zenko Aliaksandra Chepeleva Karina Sidarenka / Maksim Yalenich
  Bulgaria Alexander Zlatkov Alexandra Feigin Yana Bozhilova / Kaloyan Georgiev
  Canada[5] Conrad Orzel
Joseph Phan
Aurora Cotop Lori-Ann Matte / Thierry Ferland
Evelyn Walsh / Trennt Michaud
Marjorie Lajoie / Zachary Lagha
Olivia McIsaac / Elliott Graham
  China Chen Hongyi Gao Yumeng / Xie Zhong
Tang Feiyao / Yang Yongchao
Ning Wanqi / Wang Chao
  Chinese Taipei Micah Tang Amy Lin
  Croatia Charles Henry Katanovic Hana Cvijanovic
  Czech Republic[6] Petr Kotlařík Dahyun Ko Edita Hornakova / Radek Jakubka Natálie Taschlerová / Filip Taschler
  Estonia Aleksandr Selevko Kristina Shkuleta-Gromova Viktoria Semenjuk / Artur Gruzdev
  Finland Roman Galay Sofia Sula
  France Luc Economides
Adam Siao Him Fa
Léa Serna Cléo Hamon / Denys Strekalin Loïcia Demougeot / Théo Le Mercier
Natacha Lagouge / Corentin Rahier
  Georgia Irakli Maysuradze Irina Gvadeneshvili / Alex Dolishniy Maria Kazakova / Georgy Reviya
  Germany Jonathan Hess Lea Johanna Dastich
Ann-Christin Marold
Talisa Thomalla / Robert Kunkel Charise Matthaei / Maximilian Pfisterer
Ria Schwendinger / Valentin Wunderlich
  Hong Kong Harrison Jon-Yen Wong Hiu Ching Kwong
Yi Christy Leung
  Hungary Alexander Borovoj Júlia Láng Villő Marton / Danyil Semko
  Ireland Samuel McAllister
  Israel David Igor Birinberg
Mark Gorodnitsky
Maya Gorodnitsky Hailey Esther Kops / Artem Tsoglin Shira Ichilov / Vadim Davidovich
  Italy Matteo Rizzo Lucrezia Beccari Sara Carli / Marco Pauletti Chiara Calderone / Pietro Papetti
  Japan[7] Sena Miyake
Mitsuki Sumoto
Rika Kihira
Mako Yamashita
Yuhana Yokoi
Riku Miura / Shoya Ichihashi Haruno Yajima / Daiki Shimazaki
  Kazakhstan Nikita Manko Alana Toktarova Gaukhar Nauryzova / Boyisangur Datiev
  Latvia Kims Georgs Pavlovs Anete Lāce
  Lithuania Paulina Ramanauskaitė
  Malaysia Chew Kai Xiang
  Mexico Donovan Carrillo Andrea Montesinos Cantú
  Monaco Davide Lewton Brain
  Netherlands Kyarha Van Tiel
  Philippines Yamato Rowe
  Poland Erik Matysiak Oliwia Rzepiel Olexandra Borysova / Cezary Zawadzki
  Romania Amanda Stan
  Russia Artur Danielian
Alexey Erokhov
Roman Savosin
Stanislava Konstantinova
Alena Kostornaia
Alexandra Trusova
Polina Kostiukovich / Dmitrii Ialin
Anastasia Mishina / Aleksandr Galiamov
Daria Pavliuchenko / Denis Khodykin
Sofia Shevchenko / Igor Eremenko
Anastasia Skoptsova / Kirill Aleshin
Arina Ushakova / Maxim Nekrasov
  South Korea Cha Young-hyun
Lee Si-hyeong
Lim Eun-soo
You Young
  Serbia Leona Rogic
  Singapore Chadwick Wang Chloe Ing
  Slovakia Silvia Hugec
  Slovenia Marusa Udrih
  Spain Aleix Gabara Isabella Gámez / Tòn Cónsul Malene Nichita-Basquin / Jaime García
  Sweden Gabriel Folkesson Selma Ihr
   Switzerland Nurullah Sahaka Maia Mazzara
  Thailand Micah Kai Lynette
  Turkey Başar Oktar Guzide Irmak Bayir
  Ukraine Ivan Pavlov
Ivan Shmuratko
Anastasiia Arkhipova Sofiia Nesterova / Artem Darenskyi Darya Popova / Volodymyr Byelikov
  United Kingdom[8] Luke Digby Kristen Spours Sasha Fear / George Waddell
  United States[9] Tomoki Hiwatashi
Alexei Krasnozhon
Camden Pulkinen
Ting Cui
Emmy Ma
Sarah Feng / TJ Nyman
Audrey Lu / Misha Mitrofanov
Christina Carreira / Anthony Ponomarenko
Caroline Green / Gordon Green
Chloe Lewis / Logan Bye

Changes to initial assignmentsEdit

Announced Country Discipline Initial Replacement Reference
January 12, 2018   United States Ladies Starr Andrews Emmy Ma [9]

ResultsEdit

MenEdit

The leader from the short program, Alexei Krasnozhon, sustained an injury on his first jumping pass, a quad Salchow, and subsequently withdrew from the competition.[10]

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Alexey Erokhov   Russia 231.52 2 76.54 1 154.98
2 Artur Danielian   Russia 218.76 8 69.15 2 149.61
3 Matteo Rizzo   Italy 211.58 6 70.24 6 141.34
4 Joseph Phan   Canada 210.91 14 65.26 3 145.65
5 Roman Savosin   Russia 207.91 12 65.36 5 142.55
6 Camden Pulkinen   United States 207.88 17 62.31 4 145.57
7 Tomoki Hiwatashi   United States 206.68 11 67.85 7 138.83
8 Ivan Pavlov   Ukraine 206.38 4 71.05 8 135.33
9 Mitsuki Sumoto   Japan 199.51 3 72.94 9 126.57
10 Jonathan Hess   Germany 195.32 7 69.88 10 125.44
11 Lee Si-hyeong   South Korea 194.85 5 70.70 11 124.15
12 Irakli Maysuradze   Georgia 186.98 9 68.31 15 118.67
13 Conrad Orzel   Canada 185.93 15 64.49 12 121.44
14 Mark Gorodnitsky   Israel 180.43 18 61.72 14 118.71
15 Luc Economides   France 179.55 21 58.84 13 120.71
16 Nurullah Sahaka    Switzerland 177.75 13 65.31 18 112.44
17 Adam Siao Him Fa   France 175.59 16 64.11 19 111.48
18 Sena Miyake   Japan 174.66 10 67.98 23 106.68
19 Cha Young-hyun   South Korea 174.13 23 57.57 16 116.56
20 Petr Kotlařík   Czech Republic 173.15 20 60.27 17 112.88
21 Donovan Carrillo   Mexico 168.68 19 61.37 22 107.31
22 Gabriel Folkesson   Sweden 166.39 24 57.11 20 109.28
23 Micah Kai Lynette   Thailand 166.00 22 58.38 21 107.62
WD Alexei Krasnozhon   United States 1 80.28 N/A
Did not advance to free skating
25 Başar Oktar   Turkey 56.84 25 56.84 N/A
26 Kai Xiang Chew   Malaysia 56.76 26 56.76 N/A
27 Aleksandr Selevko   Estonia 54.90 27 54.90 N/A
28 Ivan Shmuratko   Ukraine 54.51 28 54.51 N/A
29 Yakau Zenko   Belarus 54.15 29 54.15 N/A
30 Larry Loupolover   Azerbaijan 53.67 30 53.67 N/A
31 Aleix Gabara   Spain 52.22 31 52.22 N/A
32 Davide Lewton Brain   Monaco 51.68 32 51.68 N/A
33 Harrison Jon-Yen Wong   Hong Kong 49.11 33 49.11 N/A
34 Alexander Zlatkov   Bulgaria 48.36 34 48.36 N/A
35 Roman Galay   Finland 47.87 35 47.87 N/A
36 Micah Tang   Chinese Taipei 47.37 36 47.37 N/A
37 Kims Georgs Pavlovs   Latvia 46.65 37 46.65 N/A
38 David Igor Birinberg   Israel 46.03 38 46.03 N/A
39 James Min   Australia 45.72 39 45.72 N/A
40 Alexander Borovoj   Hungary 43.43 40 43.43 N/A
41 Luc Maierhofer   Austria 42.52 41 42.52 N/A
42 Nikita Manko   Kazakhstan 41.03 42 41.03 N/A
43 Luke Digby   United Kingdom 40.37 43 40.37 N/A
44 Samuel McAllister   Ireland 39.97 44 39.97 N/A
45 Chadwick Wang   Singapore 39.54 45 39.54 N/A
46 Erik Matysiak   Poland 39.48 46 39.48 N/A
47 Charles Henry Katanovic   Croatia 36.80 47 36.80 N/A
48 Yamato Rowe   Philippines 34.37 48 34.37 N/A

LadiesEdit

Alexandra Trusova set a new junior world record for the free skating (153.49 points) landing a quadruple salchow and quadruple toe. She also set the new combined total record (225.52 points).

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Alexandra Trusova   Russia 225.52 1 72.03 1 153.49
2 Alena Kostornaia   Russia 207.39 2 71.63 2 135.76
3 Mako Yamashita   Japan 195.17 3 66.79 3 128.38
4 Stanislava Konstantinova   Russia 186.35 6 62.63 5 123.72
5 Lim Eun-soo   South Korea 185.12 5 62.96 6 122.16
6 Yuhana Yokoi   Japan 184.78 8 59.81 4 124.97
7 Ting Cui   United States 180.39 7 62.22 7 118.17
8 Rika Kihira   Japan 175.25 4 63.74 9 111.51
9 You Young   South Korea 171.78 9 59.79 8 111.99
10 Lea Johanna Dastich   Germany 164.34 12 55.32 10 109.02
11 Yi Christy Leung   Hong Kong 156.22 11 56.97 13 99.25
12 Stefanie Pesendorfer   Austria 153.70 13 54.16 12 99.54
13 Anastasiia Arkhipova   Ukraine 151.98 10 59.37 16 92.61
14 Selma Ihr   Sweden 150.35 14 53.33 14 97.02
15 Alexandra Feigin   Bulgaria 147.50 17 51.49 15 96.01
16 Lucrezia Beccari   Italy 147.45 23 46.46 11 100.99
17 Aurora Cotop   Canada 141.64 21 49.15 17 92.49
18 Chen Hongyi   China 141.00 18 49.83 18 91.17
19 Emmy Ma   United States 139.98 16 52.78 19 87.20
20 Ann-Christin Marold   Germany 135.56 15 52.84 20 82.72
21 Kristen Spours   United Kingdom 129.21 19 49.57 21 79.64
22 Alana Toktarova   Kazakhstan 127.27 22 48.28 22 78.99
23 Chloe Ing   Singapore 124.26 20 49.27 23 74.99
24 Kyarha van Tiel   Netherlands 116.77 24 45.88 24 70.89
Did not advance to free skating
25 Dahyun Ko   Czech Republic 45.68 25 45.68 N/A
26 Morgan Flood   Azerbaijan 45.04 26 45.04 N/A
27 Andrea Montesinos Cantu   Mexico 44.26 27 44.26 N/A
28 Maya Gorodnitsky   Israel 44.24 28 44.24 N/A
29 Sofia Sula   Finland 44.21 29 44.21 N/A
30 Güzide Irmak Bayır   Turkey 43.09 30 43.09 N/A
31 Amy Lin   Chinese Taipei 43.06 31 43.06 N/A
32 Júlia Láng   Hungary 42.00 32 42.00 N/A
33 Silvia Hugec   Slovakia 41.49 33 41.49 N/A
34 Kristina Škuleta-Gromova   Estonia 41.30 34 41.30 N/A
35 Maïa Mazzara    Switzerland 40.69 35 40.69 N/A
36 Hana Cvijanović   Croatia 40.51 36 40.51 N/A
37 Anete Lāce   Latvia 40.03 37 40.03 N/A
38 Léa Serna   France 39.97 38 39.97 N/A
39 Oliwia Rzepiel   Poland 39.71 39 39.71 N/A
40 Amanda Stan   Romania 38.46 40 38.46 N/A
41 Hiu Ching Kwong   Hong Kong 37.31 41 37.31 N/A
42 Aliaksandra Chepeleva   Belarus 36.63 42 36.63 N/A
43 Paulina Ramanauskaitė   Lithuania 33.50 43 33.50 N/A
44 Maruša Udrih   Slovenia 32.71 44 32.71 N/A

PairsEdit

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Daria Pavliuchenko / Denis Khodykin   Russia 180.53 1 63.12 1 117.41
2 Polina Kostiukovich / Dmitrii Ialin   Russia 167.99 2 61.77 3 106.22
3 Anastasia Mishina / Aleksandr Galiamov   Russia 167.24 4 56.95 2 110.29
4 Gao Yumeng / Xie Zhong   China 164.70 3 59.55 5 105.15
5 Audrey Lu / Misha Mitrofanov   United States 160.09 6 54.38 4 105.71
6 Evelyn Walsh / Trennt Michaud   Canada 158.96 5 55.31 6 103.65
7 Talisa Thomalla / Robert Kunkel   Germany 144.38 8 52.13 8 92.25
8 Sarah Feng / TJ Nyman   United States 143.10 7 54.09 9 89.01
9 Lori-Ann Matte / Thierry Ferland   Canada 142.51 10 50.14 7 92.37
10 Riku Miura / Shoya Ichihashi   Japan 137.22 9 50.30 11 86.92
11 Cléo Hamon / Denys Strekalin   France 133.04 13 44.45 10 88.59
12 Tang Feiyao / Yang Yongchao   China 130.97 11 48.15 12 82.82
13 Isabella Gamez / Tòn Cónsul   Spain 121.00 12 45.04 14 75.96
14 Sofiia Nesterova / Artem Darenskyi   Ukraine 117.73 14 43.91 15 76.18
15 Edita Hornaková / Radek Jakubka   Czech Republic 117.55 15 41.37 13 73.82
16 Hailey Esther Kops / Artem Tsoglin   Israel 106.01 16 38.81 16 67.20
Did not advance to free skating
17 Sara Carli / Marco Pauletti   Italy 36.99 17 36.99 N/A

Ice danceEdit

Rank Name Nation Total points SD FD
1 Anastasia Skoptsova / Kirill Aleshin   Russia 155.15 1 66.44 1 88.71
2 Christina Carreira / Anthony Ponomarenko   United States 147.68 6 60.85 2 86.83
3 Arina Ushakova / Maxim Nekrasov   Russia 146.88 3 61.29 3 85.59
4 Marjorie Lajoie / Zachary Lagha   Canada 146.22 2 62.39 5 83.83
5 Sofia Shevchenko / Igor Eremenko   Russia 145.85 4 60.95 4 84.90
6 Caroline Green / Gordon Green   United States 141.83 5 60.86 7 80.97
7 Chloe Lewis / Logan Bye   United States 139.17 8 58.07 6 81.10
8 Natacha Lagouge / Corentin Rahier   France 136.75 7 59.26 9 77.49
9 Maria Kazakova / Georgy Reviya   Georgia 133.07 11 54.95 8 78.12
10 Ria Schwendinger / Valentin Wunderlich   Germany 130.27 10 55.02 10 75.25
11 Darya Popova / Volodymyr Byelikov   Ukraine 125.26 9 55.56 11 69.70
12 Olivia McIsaac / Elliott Graham   Canada 121.17 12 52.80 14 68.37
13 Chiara Calderone / Pietro Papetti   Italy 120.85 13 51.78 13 69.07
14 Villő Marton / Danyil Semko   Hungary 119.92 15 50.58 12 69.36
15 Loïcia Demougeot / Théo Le Mercier   France 117.60 14 51.52 15 66.08
16 Yana Buga / Georgy Pokhilyuk   Azerbaijan 112.55 18 48.27 16 64.28
17 Shira Ichilov / Vadim Davidovich   Israel 112.22 17 49.63 17 62.59
18 Natálie Taschlerová / Filip Taschler   Czech Republic 110.30 16 50.25 18 60.05
19 Charise Matthaei / Maximilian Pfisterer   Germany 105.45 20 45.93 19 59.52
20 Viktoria Semenjuk / Artur Gruzdev   Estonia 105.18 19 46.09 20 59.09
Did not advance to free dance
21 Sasha Fear / George Waddell   United Kingdom 42.57 21 42.57 N/A
22 Ning Wanqi / Wang Chao   China 41.40 22 41.40 N/A
23 Haruno Yajima / Daiki Shimazaki   Japan 41.16 23 41.16 N/A
24 Karina Sidarenka / Maksim Yalenich   Belarus 40.00 24 40.00 N/A
25 Yana Bozhilova / Kaloyan Georgiev   Bulgaria 38.81 25 38.81 N/A
26 Olexandra Borysova / Cezary Zawadzki   Poland 38.67 26 38.67 N/A
27 Gaukhar Nauryzova / Boyisangur Datiev   Kazakhstan 38.33 27 38.33 N/A
28 Malene Niquita-Basquin / Jaime García   Spain 36.26 28 36.26 N/A

Medals summaryEdit

MedalistsEdit

Medals for overall placement:

Discipline Gold Silver Bronze
Men   Alexey Erokhov   Artur Danielian   Matteo Rizzo
Ladies   Alexandra Trusova   Alena Kostornaia   Mako Yamashita
Pairs   Daria Pavliuchenko / Denis Khodykin   Polina Kostiukovich / Dmitrii Ialin   Anastasia Mishina / Aleksandr Galiamov
Ice dancing   Anastasia Skoptsova / Kirill Aleshin   Christina Carreira / Anthony Ponomarenko   Arina Ushakova / Maxim Nekrasov

Small medals for placement in the short segment:

Discipline Gold Silver Bronze
Men   Alexei Krasnozhon   Alexey Erokhov   Mitsuki Sumoto
Ladies   Alexandra Trusova   Alena Kostornaia   Mako Yamashita
Pairs   Daria Pavliuchenko / Denis Khodykin   Polina Kostiukovich / Dmitrii Ialin   Gao Yumeng / Xie Zhong
Ice dance   Anastasia Skoptsova / Kirill Aleshin   Marjorie Lajoie / Zachary Lagha   Arina Ushakova / Maxim Nekrasov

Small medals for placement in the free segment:

Discipline Gold Silver Bronze
Men   Alexey Erokhov   Artur Danielian   Joseph Phan
Ladies   Alexandra Trusova   Alena Kostornaia   Mako Yamashita
Pairs   Daria Pavliuchenko / Denis Khodykin   Anastasia Mishina / Aleksandr Galiamov   Polina Kostiukovich / Dmitrii Ialin
Ice dance   Anastasia Skoptsova / Kirill Aleshin   Christina Carreira / Anthony Ponomarenko   Arina Ushakova / Maxim Nekrasov

By countryEdit

Table of medals for overall placement:

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Russia (RUS)4329
2  United States (USA)0101
3  Italy (ITA)0011
  Japan (JPN)0011
Totals (4 nations)44412

Table of small medals for placement in the short segment:

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Russia (RUS)3317
2  United States (USA)1001
3  Canada (CAN)0101
4  Japan (JPN)0022
5  China (CHN)0011
Totals (5 nations)44412

Table of small medals for placement in the free segment:

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Russia (RUS)4329
2  United States (USA)0101
3  Canada (CAN)0011
  Japan (JPN)0011
Totals (4 nations)44412

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