1998–99 ISU Junior Grand Prix

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1998–99 ISU Junior Grand Prix
Type: ISU Junior Grand Prix
Season: 1998–99
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The 1998–99 ISU Junior Grand Prix was the second season of the ISU Junior Grand Prix, a series of international junior level competitions organized by the International Skating Union. It was the junior-level complement to the Grand Prix of Figure Skating, which was for senior-level skaters. Skaters competed in the disciplines of men's singles, ladies' singes, pair skating, and ice dancing. The top skaters from the series met at the Junior Grand Prix Final.

Competitions[edit]

The locations of the ISU Junior Grand Prix events change yearly. For the 1998–99 season, the series was composed of the following events:

Date Event Location
August 18–22, 1998 1998 JGP Grand Prix de Saint Gervais Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, France
September 9–13, 1998 1998 JGP Mexico Cup Mexico City, Mexico
September 16–20, 1998 1998 JGP Sofia Cup Sofia, Bulgaria
September 23–27, 1998 1998 JGP Ukrainian Souvenir Kiev, Ukraine
October 7–10, 1998 1998 JGP Pokal der Blauen Schwerter Chemnitz, Germany
October 14–18, 1998 1998 JGP Hungarian Grand Prix Budapest, Hungary
October 20–25, 1998 1998 JGP China Int. Junior Competition Beijing, China
Oct. 29 – Nov. 1, 1998 1998 JGP Slovakia Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
March 12–14, 1999 1998–1999 JGP Final Detroit, United States

Junior Grand Prix Final qualifiers[edit]

The following skaters qualified for the 1998–1999 Junior Grand Prix Final, in order of qualification.[1]

There were eight qualifiers in singles and six in pairs and ice dancing.

Men Ladies Pairs Ice dancing
1 Russia Ilia Klimkin Russia Irina Nikolaeva Russia Victoria Maxiuta / Vladislav Zhovnirski Italy Flavia Ottaviani / Massimo Scali
2 France Vincent Restencourt Russia Viktoria Volchkova Ukraine Julia Obertas / Dmytro Palamarchuk United States Jamie Silverstein / Justin Pekarek
3 Japan Yosuke Takeuchi Hungary Tamara Dorofejev Russia Elena Bogospasaeva / Oleg Ponomarenko Ukraine Kristina Kobaladze / Oleg Voyko
4 Germany Stefan Lindemann United States Sarah Hughes Russia Meliza Brozovich / Anton Nimenko Russia Natalia Romaniuta / Daniil Barantsev
5 United States Ryan Bradley Poland Anna Jurkiewicz United States Laura Handy / Paul Binnebose Russia Julia Golovina / Denis Egorov
6 Russia Alexei Vasilevsky Russia Daria Timoshenko Russia Svetlana Nikolaeva / Alexey Sokolov Italy Federica Faiella / Luciano Milo
7 Czech Republic Lukáš Rakowski France Gwenaelle Jullien - -
8 United States Matthew Savoie Japan Chisato Shiina - -
Alternates
1st United Kingdom Matthew Davies Hungary Júlia Sebestyén Russia Alena Maltseva / Oleg Popov Ukraine Tatiana Kurkudym / Yuri Kocherzhenko
2nd United States Scott Smith Japan Yoshie Onda Canada Jacinthe Larivière / Lenny Faustino Hungary Zita Gebora / Andras Visontai
3rd Japan Soshi Tanaka Japan Yuko Kawaguchi Ukraine Aliona Savchenko / Stanislav Morozov France Nelly Gouverst / Cedric Pernet

Medals table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Russia 13 9 8 30
2  United States 4 8 9 21
3  Ukraine 6 2 5 13
4  Japan 3 2 3 8
5  France 3 1 2 6
6  Italy 3 2 0 5
7  Hungary 2 3 0 5
8  China 2 1 2 5
9  Germany 0 2 3 5
10  Poland 0 2 2 4
11  Canada 0 2 1 3
12  Czech Republic 0 1 0 1
12  Estonia 0 1 0 1
14  United Kingdom 0 0 1 1

Medalists[edit]

Men[edit]

1998–1999 Junior Grand Prix
Men's medalists
Competition Gold Silver Bronze Details
France France Vincent Restencourt United States Ryan Bradley United States Matthew Savoie
Mexico Japan Yosuke Takeuchi Japan Eiji Iwamoto Canada Jeffrey Franklin
Bulgaria Russia Ilia Klimkin Germany Stefan Lindemann Japan Soshi Tanaka
Ukraine Ukraine Andrei Kiforenko Russia Alexei Vasilevski Ukraine Alexandr Smokvin
Germany France Vincent Restencourt Germany Stefan Lindemann United States Scott Smith
Hungary Russia Ilia Klimkin Japan Yosuke Takeuchi United States Ryan Bradley
China China Guo Zhengxin China Gao Song China Yu Wang
Slovakia United States Johnny Weir Czech Republic Lukáš Rakowski United Kingdom Matthew Davies
Final France Vincent Restencourt Russia Ilia Klimkin Russia Alexei Vasilevski

Ladies[edit]

1998–1999 Junior Grand Prix
Ladies' medalists
Competition Gold Silver Bronze Details
France Russia Irina Nikolaeva Poland Anna Jurkiewicz Russia Daria Timoshenko
Mexico Japan Yuko Kawaguchi United States Sarah Hughes Japan Chisato Shiina
Bulgaria Hungary Tamara Dorofejev Russia Daria Timoshenko Poland Sabina Wojtala
Ukraine Russia Viktoria Volchkova Ukraine Galina Maniachenko Ukraine Anna Neshcheret
Germany Russia Irina Nikolaeva Poland Anna Jurkiewicz United States Sara Wheat
Hungary Hungary Júlia Sebestyén United States Sarah Hughes Japan Chisato Shiina
China Japan Yoshie Onda France Gwenaelle Jullien China Wang Huan
Slovakia Russia Viktoria Volchkova Hungary Tamara Dorofejev United States Erin Pearl
Final Russia Viktoria Volchkova United States Sarah Hughes Russia Daria Timoshenko

Pairs[edit]

1998–1999 Junior Grand Prix
Pairs' medalists
Competition Gold Silver Bronze Details
France Ukraine Julia Obertas / Dmytro Palamarchuk Estonia Viktoria Shklover / Valdis Mintals United States Jaisa MacAdam / Garrett Lucash
Mexico Russia Meliza Brozovich / Anton Nimenko Canada Eve Butchart / Clinton Petersen United States Larisa Spielberg / Craig Joeright
Bulgaria Russia Victoria Maxiuta / Vladislav Zhovnirski Russia Alena Maltseva / Oleg Popov Poland Aneta Kowalska / Łukasz Różycki
Ukraine Ukraine Julia Obertas / Dmytro Palamarchuk Russia Elena Bogospasaeva / Oleg Ponomarenko Ukraine Aliona Savchenko / Stanislav Morozov
Germany Russia Victoria Maxiuta / Vladislav Zhovnirski United States Laura Handy / Paul Binnebose Russia Alena Maltseva / Oleg Popov
Hungary Russia Elena Bogospasaeva / Oleg Ponomarenko Russia Svetlana Nikolaeva / Alexei Sokolov Germany Stefanie Weiss / Matthias Bleyer
China China Zhang Xiaodan / Zhang Hao Russia Melica Brozovich / Anton Nimenko Russia Anna Kaverzina / Vitali Dubina
Slovakia United States Laura Handy / Paul Binnebose Canada Jacinth Lariviere / Lenny Faustino Russia Svetlana Nikolaeva / Alexei Sokolov
Final Ukraine Julia Obertas / Dmytro Palamarchuk United States Laura Handy / Paul Binnebose Russia Victoria Maxiuta / Vladislav Zhovnirski

Ice dancing[edit]

1998–1999 Junior Grand Prix
Ice dancing medalists
Competition Gold Silver Bronze Details
France Ukraine Tetyana Kurkudym / Yuriy Kocherzhenko United States Jamie Silverstein / Justin Pekarek France Nelly Gourvest / Cédric Pernet
Mexico Italy Federica Faiella / Luciano Milo Hungary Zita Gebora / Andras Visontai Germany Jill Vernekohl / Jan Luggenholscher
Bulgaria Italy Flavia Ottaviani / Massimo Scali Russia Natalia Romaniuta / Daniil Barantsev United States Emilie Nussear / Brandon Forsyth
Ukraine Ukraine Kristina Kobaladze / Oleg Voyko Russia Julia Golovina / Denis Egorov Ukraine Olga Kudym / Anton Tereshenko
Germany United States Jamie Silverstein / Justin Pekarek Italy Federica Faiella / Luciano Milo Ukraine Tetyana Kurkudym / Yuriy Kocherzhenko
Hungary Russia Julia Golovina / Denis Egorov Hungary Zita Gebora / Andras Visontai United States Emilie Nussear / Brandon Forsyth
China Italy Flavia Ottaviani / Massimo Scali United States Melissa Gregory / James Shufford France Nelly Gourvest / Cedric Pernet
Slovakia Russia Natalia Romaniuta / Daniil Barantsev Ukraine Kristina Kobaladze / Oleg Voyko Germany Jill Vernekohl / Jan Luggenhoelscher
Final United States Jamie Silverstein / Justin Pekarek Italy Federica Faiella / Luciano Milo Russia Natalia Romaniuta / Daniil Barantsev

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