2003 Skate America

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2003 Skate America
Type: Grand Prix
Date: October 23 – 26
Season: 2003–2004
Location: Reading, Pennsylvania
Venue: Sovereign Center
Champions
Men's singles:
United States Michael Weiss
Ladies' singles:
United States Sasha Cohen
Pair skating:
China Pang Qing / Tong Jian
Ice dancing:
United States Tanith Belbin / Benjamin Agosto
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Skate America is an international, senior-level invitation-only figure skating competition organized by the USFSA. It is the first ISU Grand Prix event to be held. The location changes yearly. Medals are awarded in four disciplines: men's singles, ladies' singles, pair skating, and ice dancing.

The 2003 competition was held at the Sovereign Center in Reading, Pennsylvania from October 23 through 26. The compulsory dance was the Austrian Waltz.

This was the first Grand Prix event to use the New Judging System.

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Rank Name Nation Total Points SP FS
1 Michael Weiss  United States 206.94 1 73.85 2 133.09
2 Takeshi Honda  Japan 199.27 4 62.65 1 136.62
3 Zhang Min  China 190.77 2 67.55 5 123.22
4 Andrejs Vlascenko  Germany 188.54 3 64.86 4 123.68
5 Scott Smith  United States 182.92 7 57.41 3 125.51
6 Vakhtang Murvanidze  GEO 173.29 6 57.60 6 115.69
7 Trifun Zivanovic  Serbia and Montenegro 170.62 5 58.75 8 111.87
8 Stanislav Timchenko  Russia 161.37 11 47.08 7 114.29
9 Stefan Lindemann  Germany 160.95 10 51.59 10 109.36
10 Ivan Dinev  Bulgaria 153.86 12 43.60 9 110.26
11 Sergei Davydov  Belarus 150.04 8 54.67 11 95.37
12 Ryan Jahnke  United States 147.49 9 52.92 12 94.57

Ladies[edit]

Rank Name Nation Total Points SP FS
1 Sasha Cohen  United States 197.35 1 66.46 1 130.89
2 Jennifer Kirk  United States 178.77 3 58.68 2 120.09
3 Shizuka Arakawa  Japan 172.39 2 59.02 3 113.37
4 Amber Corwin  United States 156.95 4 54.66 4 102.29
5 Susanna Pöykiö  Finland 143.36 8 48.48 5 94.88
6 Viktoria Volchkova  Russia 139.57 6 53.54 8 86.03
7 Annie Bellemare  Canada 138.79 9 48.08 6 90.71
8 Yukari Nakano  Japan 132.10 10 44.20 7 87.90
9 Carolina Kostner  Italy 127.29 7 49.22 10 78.07
10 Galina Maniachenko  Ukraine 127.13 5 53.54 12 73.59
11 Julia Lautowa  Austria 122.48 12 39.10 9 83.38
12 Michelle Currie  Canada 116.16 11 41.04 11 75.12

Pairs[edit]

Rank Name Nation Total Points SP FS
1 Pang Qing / Tong Jian  China 185.04 1 67.08 2 117.96
2 Maria Petrova / Alexei Tikhonov  Russia 184.92 2 64.94 1 119.98
3 Zhang Dan / Zhang Hao  China 171.26 4 56.14 3 115.12
4 Utako Wakamatsu / Jean-Sébastien Fecteau  Canada 163.88 3 56.88 5 107.00
5 Tiffany Scott / Philip Dulebohn  United States 159.28 6 51.12 4 108.16
6 Elizabeth Putnam / Sean Wirtz  Canada 154.40 5 52.02 6 102.38
7 Larisa Spielberg / Craig Joeright  United States 136.54 7 50.82 7 85.72
8 Kathryn Orscher / Garrett Lucash  United States 130.16 8 46.44 8 83.72
9 Veronika Havlíčková / Karel Štefl  Czech Republic 123.16 10 40.12 9 83.04
10 Marylin Pla / Yannick Bonheur  France 120.74 9 41.64 10 79.10

Ice Dancing[edit]

Rank Name Nation Total Points CD OD FD
1 Tanith Belbin / Benjamin Agosto  United States 212.08 2 40.02 2 61.27 1 110.79
2 Elena Grushina / Ruslan Goncharov  Ukraine 197.66 1 40.53 3 56.57 2 100.56
3 Isabelle Delobel / Olivier Schoenfelder  France 197.59 3 37.15 1 61.67 3 98.77
4 Federica Faiella / Massimo Scali  Italy 178.78 4 34.38 4 51.96 5 92.44
5 Melissa Gregory / Denis Petukhov  United States 177.48 5 32.99 5 51.75 4 92.74
6 Christie Moxley / Alexander Kirsanov  United States 152.26 6 31.12 7 42.95 6 78.19
7 Natalia Gudina / Alexei Beletski  Israel 148.50 7 29.68 6 43.66 7 75.16
8 Julia Golovina / Oleg Voiko  Ukraine 131.76 8 27.88 8 41.15 9 62.73
9 Melissa Piperno / Liam Dougherty  Canada 127.88 9 25.05 9 34.50 8 68.33
10 Yu Xiaoyang / Wang Chen  China 117.79 10 23.96 10 32.47 10 61.36

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