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2019 Internationaux de France

The 2019 Internationaux de France was the third event of the 2019–20 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating, a senior-level international invitational competition series. It was held at Patinoire Polesud in Grenoble, France from November 1–3. Medals were awarded in the disciplines of men's singles, ladies' singles, pair skating, and ice dance. Skaters earned points toward qualifying for the 2019–20 Grand Prix Final.

2019 Internationaux de France
Type:Grand Prix
Date:November 1 – 3
Season:2019–20
Location:Grenoble
Host:French Federation of Ice Sports
Venue:Patinoire Polesud
Champions
Men's singles:
United States Nathan Chen
Ladies' singles:
Russia Alena Kostornaia
Pair skating:
Russia Anastasia Mishina / Aleksandr Galliamov
Ice dance:
France Gabriella Papadakis / Guillaume Cizeron
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2019 Cup of China

EntriesEdit

The ISU announced the preliminary assignments on June 20, 2019.[1]

Country Men Ladies Pairs Ice dance
  Austria Miriam Ziegler / Severin Kiefer
  Canada Nicolas Nadeau Camille Ruest / Andrew Wolfe Carolane Soucisse / Shane Firus
  France Kévin Aymoz
Romain Ponsart
Laurine Lecavelier
Maé-Bérénice Méité
Léa Serna
Marie-Jade Lauriault / Romain Le Gac
Gabriella Papadakis / Guillaume Cizeron
Julia Wagret / Pierre Souquet
  Georgia Morisi Kvitelashvili
  Germany Nicole Schott Minerva Fabienne Hase / Nolan Seegert
  Israel Daniel Samohin
  Italy Rebecca Ghilardi / Filippo Ambrosini Charlène Guignard / Marco Fabbri
  Japan Shoma Uno Wakaba Higuchi
Kaori Sakamoto
Yuna Shiraiwa
  Lithuania Allison Reed / Saulius Ambrulevičius
  Poland Natalia Kaliszek / Maksym Spodyriev
  Russia Alexander Samarin
Anton Shulepov
Sergei Voronov
Alena Kostornaia
Maria Sotskova
Alina Zagitova
Anastasia Mishina / Aleksandr Galliamov
Daria Pavliuchenko / Denis Khodykin
Tiffany Zahorski / Jonathan Guerreiro
  Spain Olivia Smart / Adrián Díaz
  United States Nathan Chen
Tomoki Hiwatashi
Starr Andrews
Mariah Bell
Ashley Cain-Gribble / Timothy LeDuc
Haven Denney / Brandon Frazier
Madison Chock / Evan Bates

Changes to preliminary assignmentsEdit

Date Discipline Withdrew Added Reason/Other notes Refs
September 13 and 16 Pairs   Vanessa James / Morgan Ciprès   Ryom Tae-ok / Kim Ju-sik Personal [2][3]
September 13 Men N/A   Adrien Tesson Host pick [4]
Ladies   Léa Serna
Ice dance   Julia Wagret / Pierre Souquet
September 27 Pairs   Ryom Tae-ok / Kim Ju-sik   Rebecca Ghilardi / Filippo Ambrosini
October 1 and 7 Pairs   Natalia Zabiiako / Alexander Enbert   Camille Ruest / Andrew Wolfe Health (Enbert) [5]
October 9 and 14 Ladies   Ting Cui   Starr Andrews Injury [6][7]
October 10 and 11 Ice dance   Lorraine McNamara / Quinn Carpenter   Allison Reed / Saulius Ambrulevičius Injury [6][8]
October 14 and 15 Ladies   Loena Hendrickx   Nicole Schott Injury
October 28 Men   Adrien Tesson not replaced

RecordsEdit

The following new ISU best scores were set during this competition:

Event Component Skater(s) Score Date Ref
Ice dance Rhythm dance   Gabriella Papadakis / Guillaume Cizeron 88.69 November 1, 2019 [9]

ResultsEdit

MenEdit

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Nathan Chen   United States 297.16 1 102.48 1 194.68
2 Alexander Samarin   Russia 265.10 2 98.48 3 166.62
3 Kévin Aymoz   France 254.64 3 82.50 2 172.14
4 Morisi Kvitelashvili   Georgia 236.38 5 78.79 5 157.59
5 Tomoki Hiwatashi   United States 227.43 10 68.70 4 158.73
6 Sergei Voronov   Russia 220.98 7 76.60 7 144.38
7 Nicolas Nadeau   Canada 217.68 9 69.42 6 148.26
8 Shoma Uno   Japan 215.84 4 79.05 9 136.79
9 Romain Ponsart   France 215.64 6 77.48 8 138.16
10 Daniel Samohin   Israel 193.66 8 70.84 10 122.82
11 Anton Shulepov   Russia 183.98 11 63.67 11 120.31

LadiesEdit

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Alena Kostornaia   Russia 236.00 1 76.55 1 159.45
2 Alina Zagitova   Russia 216.06 2 74.24 3 141.82
3 Mariah Bell   United States 212.89 3 70.25 2 142.64
4 Kaori Sakamoto   Japan 199.24 6 64.08 4 135.16
5 Starr Andrews   United States 180.54 4 66.59 5 113.95
6 Wakaba Higuchi   Japan 174.12 5 64.78 7 109.34
7 Nicole Schott   Germany 166.89 10 54.43 6 112.46
8 Léa Serna   France 166.02 8 62.43 8 103.59
9 Yuna Shiraiwa   Japan 161.71 7 63.12 10 98.59
10 Maé-Bérénice Méité   France 157.45 9 56.35 9 101.10
11 Maria Sotskova   Russia 144.89 11 50.38 11 94.51
WD Laurine Lecavelier   France withdrew withdrew from competition

PairsEdit

 
The pairs podium at the 2019 Internationaux de France
Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Anastasia Mishina / Aleksandr Galliamov   Russia 207.58 2 73.77 1 133.81
2 Daria Pavliuchenko / Denis Khodykin   Russia 206.56 1 76.59 3 129.97
3 Haven Denney / Brandon Frazier   United States 199.40 3 68.65 2 130.75
4 Ashley Cain-Gribble / Timothy LeDuc   United States 195.78 4 66.12 4 129.66
5 Miriam Ziegler / Severin Kiefer   Austria 181.26 8 57.30 5 123.96
6 Camille Ruest / Andrew Wolfe   Canada 166.15 7 57.90 6 108.25
7 Minerva Fabienne Hase / Nolan Seegert   Germany 163.09 6 59.13 7 103.96
8 Rebecca Ghilardi / Filippo Ambrosini   Italy 157.92 5 59.62 8 98.30

Ice danceEdit

 
the ice dance medallists

The rhythm dance scores for the last two teams, Marie-Jade Lauriault / Romain Le Gac of France and Allison Reed / Saulius Ambrulevičius of Lithuania, were revised several hours after the event due to an unspecified error.[10]

Rank Name Nation Total points RD FD
1 Gabriella Papadakis / Guillaume Cizeron   France 222.24 1 88.69 1 133.55
2 Madison Chock / Evan Bates   United States 204.84 2 80.69 2 124.15
3 Charlène Guignard / Marco Fabbri   Italy 203.34 3 79.65 3 123.69
4 Olivia Smart / Adrián Díaz   Spain 188.18 4 76.09 4 112.09
5 Tiffany Zahorski / Jonathan Guerreiro   Russia 184.44 5 75.05 5 109.39
6 Natalia Kaliszek / Maksym Spodyriev   Poland 183.42 6 74.19 6 109.23
7 Carolane Soucisse / Shane Firus   Canada 175.80 7 68.61 7 107.19
8 Marie-Jade Lauriault / Romain Le Gac   France 166.28 9 63.42 8 102.86
9 Julia Wagret / Pierre Souquet   France 161.99 8 63.55 10 98.44
10 Allison Reed / Saulius Ambrulevičius   Lithuania 161.73 10 60.99 9 100.74

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Olympic and World Champions to compete in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2019/20" (Press release). International Skating Union. June 20, 2019.
  2. ^ Russell, Susan D. (September 16, 2019). "James, McGrattan Ready for a Competitive Battle". International Figure Skating Magazine. James and Ciprès will not be competing on the Grand Prix or Challenger circuits this season.
  3. ^ "Internationaux de France de Patinage artistique & Danse sur glace 2019 – Grenoble" (in French). French Federation of Ice Sports. September 16, 2019.
  4. ^ "Internationaux de France de Patinage artistique & Danse sur glace 2019 – Grenoble" (in French). French Federation of Ice Sports. September 13, 2019.
  5. ^ Selenkova, Maria (October 1, 2019). "Серебряные призеры Игр-2018 Забияко и Энберт пропустят серию Гран-при. Партнер приостановил карьеру по рекомендации врачей" [Silver medalists of the 2018 Games Zabiyako and Enbert will miss the Grand Prix series. Enbert suspended his career on the recommendation of doctors]. R-Sport.
  6. ^ a b "U.S. Figure Skating Announces Grand Prix Series Withdrawals". U.S. Figure Skating. October 10, 2019.
  7. ^ "Andrews and Wessenberg Added to Grand Prix Series Events". U.S. Figure Skating. October 14, 2019.
  8. ^ Ambrulevicius, Saulius (October 11, 2019). "Morning surprise, we just got invited to another Grand Prix event this season in France!" (Instagram).
  9. ^ "Progression of Highest Score: Ice Dance – Rhythm Dance Score". International Skating Union. November 1, 2019.
  10. ^ @SkatingScores (November 1, 2019). "Looks like the scores for the two last-place teams (Lithuania & France) have jumped about 2 points each" (Tweet) – via Twitter.