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2019–20 ISU Challenger Series

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EventsEdit

The 2019–20 series was composed of ten events in autumn 2019.[1][2]

On July 22, 2019, the ISU canceled the Asian Open Figure Skating Classic and replaced the competition with Asian Open Figure Skating Trophy on the same dates.[3]

Date Event Location Notes Results
September 12–14   2019 CS Autumn Classic International Oakville, Ontario, Canada No pairs Details
September 13–15   2019 CS Lombardia Trophy Bergamo, Italy No pairs Details
September 17–22   2019 CS U.S. International Figure Skating Classic Salt Lake City, Utah, United States Details
September 19–21   2019 CS Ondrej Nepela Memorial Bratislava, Slovakia No pairs Details
September 25–28   2019 CS Nebelhorn Trophy Oberstdorf, Germany Details
October 11–13   2019 CS Finlandia Trophy Espoo, Finland Details
October 18–20   2019 CS Ice Star Minsk, Belarus No pairs Details
October 30 – November 3   2019 CS Asian Open Figure Skating Trophy Dongguan, China[a] No pairs Details
November 14–17   2019 CS Warsaw Cup Warsaw, Poland Details
December 4–7   2019 CS Golden Spin of Zagreb Zagreb, Croatia Details
  1. ^ Hosted by the Hong Kong Skating Union.

Medal summaryEdit

MedalistsEdit

MenEdit

Challenger Series
Competition Gold Silver Bronze Results
  Autumn Classic   Yuzuru Hanyu   Kévin Aymoz   Keegan Messing Details
  Lombardia Trophy   Jin Boyang   Dmitri Aliev   Matteo Rizzo Details
  U.S. Classic   Keiji Tanaka   Sōta Yamamoto   Vincent Zhou Details
  Nepela Memorial   Dmitri Aliev   Matteo Rizzo   Deniss Vasiļjevs Details
  Nebelhorn Trophy   Makar Ignatov   Koshiro Shimada   Alexei Bychenko Details
  Finlandia Trophy   Shoma Uno   Sōta Yamamoto   Roman Sadovsky Details
  Ice Star   Daniel Grassl   Artem Kovalev   Adam Siao Him Fa Details
  Asian Open Trophy   Daniel Grassl   Andrew Torgashev   Ryan Dunk Details
  Warsaw Cup   Andrei Mozalev   Petr Gumennik   Lee June-hyoung Details
  Golden Spin   Jason Brown   Morisi Kvitelashvili   Makar Ignatov Details

LadiesEdit

Challenger Series
Competition Gold Silver Bronze Results
  Autumn Classic   Rika Kihira   Evgenia Medvedeva   Lim Eun-soo Details
  Lombardia Trophy   Anna Shcherbakova   Elizaveta Tuktamysheva   You Young Details
  U.S. Classic   Satoko Miyahara   You Young   Amber Glenn Details
  Nepela Memorial   Alexandra Trusova   Kaori Sakamoto   Kim Ha-nul Details
  Nebelhorn Trophy   Mariah Bell   Kim Ye-lim   Nicole Schott Details
  Finlandia Trophy   Alena Kostornaia   Elizaveta Tuktamysheva   Yuhana Yokoi Details
  Ice Star   Sofia Samodurova   Kim Ha-nul   Ekaterina Ryabova Details
  Asian Open Trophy   Lim Eun-soo   Kim Ha-nul   Gabriella Izzo Details
  Warsaw Cup   Ekaterina Kurakova   Bradie Tennell   Elizaveta Nugumanova Details
  Golden Spin   Elizaveta Tuktamysheva   Viktoriia Safonova   Nicole Schott Details

PairsEdit

Challenger Series
Competition Gold Silver Bronze Results
  U.S. Classic   Ashley Cain-Gribble / Timothy LeDuc   Evgenia Tarasova / Vladimir Morozov   Peng Cheng / Jin Yang Details
  Nebelhorn Trophy   Kirsten Moore-Towers / Michael Marinaro   Alexa Scimeca Knierim / Chris Knierim   Ryom Tae-ok / Kim Ju-sik Details
  Finlandia Trophy   Anastasia Mishina / Aleksandr Galliamov   Alisa Efimova / Alexander Korovin   Liubov Ilyushechkina / Charlie Bilodeau Details
  Warsaw Cup   Jessica Calalang / Brian Johnson   Alina Pepeleva / Roman Pleshkov   Justine Brasseur / Mark Bardei Details
  Golden Spin   Ashley Cain-Gribble / Timothy LeDuc   Tarah Kayne / Danny O'Shea   Minerva Fabienne Hase / Nolan Seegert Details

Ice danceEdit

Challenger Series
Competition Gold Silver Bronze Results
  Autumn Classic   Piper Gilles / Paul Poirier   Lilah Fear / Lewis Gibson   Marie-Jade Lauriault / Romain Le Gac Details
  Lombardia Trophy   Charlène Guignard / Marco Fabbri   Laurence Fournier Beaudry / Nikolaj Sørensen   Alexandra Nazarova / Maxim Nikitin Details
  U.S. Classic   Madison Chock / Evan Bates   Christina Carreira / Anthony Ponomarenko   Carolane Soucisse / Shane Firus Details
  Nepela Memorial   Victoria Sinitsina / Nikita Katsalapov   Sara Hurtado / Kirill Khaliavin   Lorraine McNamara / Quinn Carpenter Details
  Nebelhorn Trophy   Laurence Fournier Beaudry / Nikolaj Sørensen   Kaitlin Hawayek / Jean-Luc Baker   Christina Carreira / Anthony Ponomarenko Details
  Finlandia Trophy   Madison Chock / Evan Bates   Wang Shiyue / Liu Xinyu   Betina Popova / Sergey Mozgov Details
  Ice Star   Sara Hurtado / Kirill Khaliavin   Natalia Kaliszek / Maksym Spodyriev   Alexandra Nazarova / Maxim Nikitin Details
  Asian Open Trophy   Christina Carreira / Anthony Ponomarenko   Ksenia Konkina / Pavel Drozd   Maria Kazakova / Georgy Reviya Details
  Warsaw Cup   Marie-Jade Lauriault / Romain Le Gac   Ksenia Konkina / Pavel Drozd   Caroline Green / Michael Parsons Details
  Golden Spin   Charlène Guignard / Marco Fabbri   Annabelle Morozov / Andrei Bagin   Caroline Green / Michael Parsons Details

Medal standingsEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Russia1012325
2  United States86822
3  Japan54110
4  Italy4116
5  Canada3159
6  South Korea1449
7  France1124
8  China1113
9  Poland1102
  Spain1102
11  Georgia0112
12  Belarus0101
  Great Britain0101
14  Germany0033
15  Ukraine0022
16  Azerbaijan0011
  Israel0011
  Latvia0011
  North Korea0011
Totals (19 nations)353535105

Challenger Series rankingsEdit

The ISU Challenger Series rankings were formed by combining the two highest final scores of each skater or team/couple.

MenEdit

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Rank Name 1st event Score 2nd event Score Total score
1   Dmitri Aliev 2019 CS Lombardia Trophy 249.62 2019 CS Nepela Memorial 255.32 504.94
2   Daniel Grassl 2019 CS Ice Star 243.82 2019 CS Asian Open Trophy 230.08 473.90
3   Sōta Yamamoto 2019 CS U.S. Classic 240.11 2019 CS Finlandia Trophy 223.24 463.35
4   Matteo Rizzo 2019 CS Lombardia Trophy 227.38 2019 CS Nepela Memorial 232.70 460.08
5   Morisi Kvitelashvili 2019 CS Lombardia Trophy 220.96 2019 CS Golden Spin 236.65 457.61

LadiesEdit

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Rank Name 1st event Score 2nd event Score Total score
1   Elizaveta Tuktamysheva 2019 CS Lombardia Trophy 214.38 2019 CS Golden Spin 221.15 435.53
2   You Young 2019 CS Lombardia Trophy 200.89 2019 CS U.S. Classic 199.29 400.18
3   Lim Eun-soo 2019 CS Autumn Classic 184.38 2019 CS Asian Open Trophy 197.63 382.01
4   Kim Ye-lim 2019 CS Lombardia Trophy 182.60 2019 CS Nepela Memorial 186.27 368.87
5   Sofia Samodurova 2019 CS Ice Star 187.16 2019 CS Golden Spin 180.61 367.77

PairsEdit

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Rank Name 1st event Score 2nd event Score Total score
1   Ashley Cain-Gribble / Timothy LeDuc 2019 CS U.S. Classic 205.58 2019 CS Golden Spin 199.43 405.01
2   Tarah Kayne / Danny O'Shea 2019 CS U.S. Classic 174.02 2019 CS Golden Spin 194.29 368.31
3   Minerva Fabienne Hase / Nolan Seegert 2019 CS Nebelhorn Trophy 182.30 2019 CS Golden Spin 185.09 367.39
4   Alisa Efimova / Alexander Korovin 2019 CS Nebelhorn Trophy 171.46 2019 CS Finlandia Trophy 194.28 365.74
5   Jessica Calalang / Brian Johnson 2019 CS U.S. Classic 166.50 2019 CS Warsaw Cup 191.46 357.96

Ice danceEdit

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Rank Name 1st event Score 2nd event Score Total score
1   Charlène Guignard / Marco Fabbri 2019 CS Lombardia Trophy 202.10 2019 CS Golden Spin 202.18 404.28
2   Madison Chock / Evan Bates 2019 CS U.S. Classic 202.40 2019 CS Finlandia Trophy 198.26 400.66
3   Laurence Fournier Beaudry / Nikolaj Sørensen 2019 CS Lombardia Trophy 189.36 2019 CS Nebelhorn Trophy 201.00 390.36
4   Sara Hurtado / Kirill Khaliavin 2019 CS Nepela Memorial 188.97 2019 CS Ice Star 193.47 382.44
5   Christina Carreira / Anthony Ponomarenko 2019 CS Nebelhorn Trophy 190.35 2019 CS Asian Open Trophy 191.55 381.90

Top scoresEdit

MenEdit

Best total scoreEdit

Rank Name Nation Score Event
1 Yuzuru Hanyu   Japan 279.05 2019 Autumn Classic
2 Jin Boyang   China 268.31 2019 Lombardia Trophy
3 Kévin Aymoz   France 262.47 2019 Autumn Classic
4 Keegan Messing   Canada 256.02 2019 Autumn Classic
5 Dmitri Aliev   Russia 255.32 2019 Nepela Memorial
6 Shoma Uno   Japan 255.23 2019 Finlandia Trophy
7 Keiji Tanaka   Japan 249.96 2019 U.S. Classic
8 Daniel Grassl   Italy 243.82 2019 Ice Star
9 Jason Brown   United States 242.39 2019 Golden Spin of Zagreb
10 Sōta Yamamoto   Japan 240.11 2019 U.S. Classic

Best short program scoreEdit

Rank Name Nation Score Event
1 Jin Boyang   China 101.89 2019 Lombardia Trophy
2 Dmitri Aliev   Russia 101.49 2019 Nepela Memorial
3 Yuzuru Hanyu   Japan 98.38 2019 Autumn Classic
4 Kévin Aymoz   France 94.76 2019 Autumn Classic
5 Sōta Yamamoto   Japan 92.81 2019 Finlandia Trophy
6 Shoma Uno   Japan 92.28 2019 Finlandia Trophy
7 Keegan Messing   Canada 89.57 2019 Autumn Classic
8 Vincent Zhou   United States 89.03 2019 U.S. Classic
9 Keiji Tanaka   Japan 88.76 2019 U.S. Classic
10 Roman Sadovsky   Canada 86.34 2019 Finlandia Trophy

Best free skating scoreEdit

Rank Name Nation Score Event
1 Yuzuru Hanyu   Japan 180.67 2019 Autumn Classic
2 Dmitri Aliev   Russia 168.44 2019 Lombardia Trophy
3 Kévin Aymoz   France 167.71 2019 Autumn Classic
4 Jin Boyang   China 167.22 2019 Lombardia Trophy
5 Keegan Messing   Canada 166.45 2019 Autumn Classic
6 Jason Brown   United States 162.95 2019 Golden Spin of Zagreb
Shoma Uno   Japan 2019 Finlandia Trophy
8 Keiji Tanaka   Japan 161.20 2019 U.S. Classic
9 Daniel Grassl   Italy 158.40 2019 Ice Star
10 Sōta Yamamoto   Japan 157.23 2019 U.S. Classic

LadiesEdit

Best total scoreEdit

Rank Name Nation Score Event
1 Alexandra Trusova   Russia 238.69 2019 Nepela Memorial
2 Alena Kostornaia   Russia 234.84 2019 Finlandia Trophy
3 Rika Kihira   Japan 224.16 2019 Autumn Classic
4 Elizaveta Tuktamysheva   Russia 221.15 2019 Golden Spin of Zagreb
5 Anna Shcherbakova   Russia 218.20 2019 Lombardia Trophy
6 Evgenia Medvedeva   Russia 217.43 2019 Autumn Classic
7 Mariah Bell   United States 205.13 2019 Nebelhorn Trophy
8 Satoko Miyahara   Japan 204.30 2019 U.S. Classic
9 Ekaterina Kurakova   Poland 201.47 2019 Warsaw Cup
10 You Young   South Korea 200.89 2019 Lombardia Trophy

Best short program scoreEdit

Rank Name Nation Score Event
1 Rika Kihira   Japan 78.18 2019 Autumn Classic
2 Alena Kostornaia   Russia 77.25 2019 Finlandia Trophy
3 Evgenia Medvedeva   Russia 75.14 2019 Autumn Classic
4 Alexandra Trusova   Russia 74.91 2019 Nepela Memorial
5 Satoko Miyahara   Japan 74.16 2019 U.S. Classic
6 Elizaveta Tuktamysheva   Russia 73.66 2019 Lombardia Trophy
7 You Young   South Korea 70.47 2019 Lombardia Trophy
8 Bradie Tennell   United States 70.10 2019 Warsaw Cup
9 Mariah Bell   United States 68.45 2019 Nebelhorn Trophy
10 Anna Shcherbakova   Russia 67.73 2019 Lombardia Trophy

Best free skating scoreEdit

Rank Name Nation Score Event
1 Alexandra Trusova   Russia 163.78 2019 Nepela Memorial
2 Alena Kostornaia   Russia 157.59 2019 Finlandia Trophy
3 Anna Shcherbakova   Russia 150.47 2019 Lombardia Trophy
4 Elizaveta Tuktamysheva   Russia 148.29 2019 Golden Spin of Zagreb
5 Rika Kihira   Japan 145.98 2019 Autumn Classic
6 Evgenia Medvedeva   Russia 142.29 2019 Autumn Classic
7 You Young   South Korea 141.25 2019 U.S. Classic
8 Mariah Bell   United States 136.68 2019 Nebelhorn Trophy
9 Ekaterina Kurakova   Poland 135.39 2019 Warsaw Cup
10 Kaori Sakamoto   Japan 134.45 2019 Nepela Memorial

PairsEdit

Best total scoreEdit

Rank Name Nation Score Event
1 Kirsten Moore-Towers / Michael Marinaro   Canada 210.35 2019 Nebelhorn Trophy
2 Anastasia Mishina / Aleksandr Galliamov   Russia 210.18 2019 Finlandia Trophy
3 Ashley Cain-Gribble / Timothy LeDuc   United States 205.58 2019 U.S. Classic
4 Alexa Scimeca Knierim / Chris Knierim   United States 202.41 2019 Nebelhorn Trophy
5 Evgenia Tarasova / Vladimir Morozov   Russia 194.69 2019 U.S. Classic
6 Tarah Kayne / Danny O'Shea   United States 194.29 2019 Golden Spin of Zagreb
7 Alisa Efimova / Alexander Korovin   Russia 194.28 2019 Finlandia Trophy
8 Liubov Ilyushechkina / Charlie Bilodeau   Canada 193.58 2019 Finlandia Trophy
9 Jessica Calalang / Brian Johnson   United States 191.46 2019 Warsaw Cup
10 Alina Pepeleva / Roman Pleshkov   Russia 188.79 2019 Warsaw Cup

Best short program scoreEdit

Rank Name Nation Score Event
1 Ashley Cain-Gribble / Timothy LeDuc   United States 76.23 2019 U.S. Classic
2 Anastasia Mishina / Aleksandr Galliamov   Russia 74.99 2019 Finlandia Trophy
3 Evgenia Tarasova / Vladimir Morozov   Russia 74.85 2019 U.S. Classic
4 Kirsten Moore-Towers / Michael Marinaro   Canada 71.76 2019 Nebelhorn Trophy
5 Alexa Scimeca Knierim / Chris Knierim   United States 70.83 2019 Nebelhorn Trophy
6 Alisa Efimova / Alexander Korovin   Russia 69.12 2019 Finlandia Trophy
7 Minerva Fabienne Hase / Nolan Seegert   Germany 68.30 2019 Golden Spin of Zagreb
8 Jessica Calalang / Brian Johnson   United States 68.20 2019 Warsaw Cup
9 Liubov Ilyushechkina / Charlie Bilodeau   Canada 68.07 2019 Finlandia Trophy
10 Peng Cheng / Jin Yang   China 67.90 2019 U.S. Classic

Best free skating scoreEdit

Rank Name Nation Score Event
1 Kirsten Moore-Towers / Michael Marinaro   Canada 138.59 2019 Nebelhorn Trophy
2 Anastasia Mishina / Aleksandr Galliamov   Russia 135.19 2019 Finlandia Trophy
3 Alexa Scimeca Knierim / Chris Knierim   United States 131.58 2019 Nebelhorn Trophy
4 Ashley Cain-Gribble / Timothy LeDuc   United States 129.35 2019 U.S. Classic
5 Tarah Kayne / Danny O'Shea   United States 128.09 2019 Golden Spin of Zagreb
6 Liubov Ilyushechkina / Charlie Bilodeau   Canada 125.51 2019 Finlandia Trophy
7 Alisa Efimova / Alexander Korovin   Russia 125.16 2019 Finlandia Trophy
8 Jessica Calalang / Brian Johnson   United States 123.26 2019 Warsaw Cup
9 Alina Pepeleva / Roman Pleshkov   Russia 121.73 2019 Warsaw Cup
10 Haven Denney / Brandon Frazier   United States 120.47 2019 Nebelhorn Trophy

Ice danceEdit

Best total scoreEdit

Rank Name Nation Score Event
1 Piper Gilles / Paul Poirier   Canada 202.49 2019 Autumn Classic
2 Madison Chock / Evan Bates   United States 202.40 2019 U.S. Classic
3 Charlène Guignard / Marco Fabbri   Italy 202.18 2019 Golden Spin of Zagreb
4 Laurence Fournier Beaudry / Nikolaj Sørensen   Canada 201.00 2019 Nebelhorn Trophy
5 Victoria Sinitsina / Nikita Katsalapov   Russia 198.14 2019 Nepela Memorial
6 Sara Hurtado / Kirill Khaliavin   Spain 193.47 2019 Ice Star
7 Kaitlin Hawayek / Jean-Luc Baker   United States 192.47 2019 Nebelhorn Trophy
8 Annabelle Morozov / Andrei Bagin   Russia 191.71 2019 Golden Spin of Zagreb
9 Christina Carreira / Anthony Ponomarenko   United States 191.55 2019 Asian Open Trophy
10 Lilah Fear / Lewis Gibson   Great Britain 188.25 2019 Nebelhorn Trophy

Best rhythm dance scoreEdit

Rank Name Nation Score Event
1 Charlène Guignard / Marco Fabbri   Italy 83.31 2019 Golden Spin of Zagreb
2 Laurence Fournier Beaudry / Nikolaj Sørensen   Canada 81.16 2019 Nebelhorn Trophy
3 Madison Chock / Evan Bates   United States 80.18 2019 U.S. Classic
4 Piper Gilles / Paul Poirier   Canada 79.61 2019 Autumn Classic
5 Annabelle Morozov / Andrei Bagin   Russia 78.75 2019 Golden Spin of Zagreb
6 Victoria Sinitsina / Nikita Katsalapov   Russia 78.44 2019 Nepela Memorial
7 Christina Carreira / Anthony Ponomarenko   United States 78.40 2019 Asian Open Trophy
8 Lorraine McNamara / Quinn Carpenter   United States 78.39 2019 Golden Spin of Zagreb
9 Sara Hurtado / Kirill Khaliavin   Spain 77.03 2019 Nepela Memorial
10 Olivia Smart / Adrián Díaz   Spain 75.80 2019 Nebelhorn Trophy

Best free dance scoreEdit

Rank Name Nation Score Event
1 Piper Gilles / Paul Poirier   Canada 122.88 2019 Autumn Classic
2 Charlène Guignard / Marco Fabbri   Italy 122.63 2019 Lombardia Trophy
3 Madison Chock / Evan Bates   United States 122.22 2019 U.S. Classic
4 Laurence Fournier Beaudry / Nikolaj Sørensen   Canada 119.84 2019 Nebelhorn Trophy
5 Victoria Sinitsina / Nikita Katsalapov   Russia 119.70 2019 Nepela Memorial
6 Sara Hurtado / Kirill Khaliavin   Spain 117.39 2019 Ice Star
7 Kaitlin Hawayek / Jean-Luc Baker   United States 116.70 2019 Nebelhorn Trophy
8 Marie-Jade Lauriault / Romain Le Gac   France 114.08 2019 Warsaw Cup
9 Lilah Fear / Lewis Gibson   Great Britain 114.03 2019 Autumn Classic
10 Christina Carreira / Anthony Ponomarenko   United States 113.36 2019 Nebelhorn Trophy

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Communication No. 2234: Decisions of the Council". International Skating Union. March 27, 2019.
  2. ^ "ISU Challenger Series in Figure Skating 2019/20 Announcement". International Skating Union.
  3. ^ "Challenger Series Announcement". International Skating Union. July 22, 2019. Archived from the original on July 24, 2019.
  4. ^ "ISU Challenger Series Ranking 2019/2020: Men". International Skating Union.
  5. ^ "ISU Challenger Series Ranking 2019/2020: Ladies". International Skating Union.
  6. ^ "ISU Challenger Series Ranking 2019/2020: Pairs". International Skating Union.
  7. ^ "ISU Challenger Series Ranking 2019/2020: Ice Dance". International Skating Union.

External linksEdit