2006 NHK Trophy

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2006 NHK Trophy
Type: Grand Prix
Date: November 30 – December 3
Season: 2006–2007
Location: Nagano
Venue: Big Hat
Champions
Men's singles:
Japan Daisuke Takahashi
Ladies' singles:
Japan Mao Asada
Pair skating:
China Shen Xue / Zhao Hongbo
Ice dancing:
Canada Marie-France Dubreuil / Patrice Lauzon
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Previous GP: 2006 Cup of Russia
Next GP: 2006–2007 Grand Prix Final

The NHK Trophy is an international, senior-level invitation-only figure skating competition. Elite figure skaters compete in the disciplines of men's singles, ladies' singles, pair skating, and ice dancing. The location changes yearly. The 2006 NHK Trophy was the final competition of the six in the 2006–2007 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series.

In 2006, the NHK Trophy was held in Nagano, Japan from November 30 through December 3.

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Rank Name Nation Total Points SP FS
1 Daisuke Takahashi  Japan 247.93 1 84.44 1 163.49
2 Nobunari Oda  Japan 244.56 2 83.55 2 161.01
3 Takahiko Kozuka  Japan 208.34 4 67.95 3 140.39
4 Li Chengjiang  China 191.32 3 69.26 4 122.06
5 Alexander Uspenski  Russia 183.36 6 64.63 5 118.73
6 Kevin van der Perren  Belgium 178.90 5 65.55 7 113.35
7 Patrick Chan  Canada 174.34 8 60.80 6 113.54
8 Wu Jialiang  China 169.22 9 56.39 8 112.83
9 Kristoffer Berntsson  Sweden 169.00 7 63.95 9 105.05
10 Geoffry Varner  United States 150.79 11 52.70 10 98.09
11 Marc Andre Craig  Canada 144.67 10 52.73 11 91.94

Ladies[edit]

Rank Name Nation Total Points SP FS
1 Mao Asada  Japan 199.52 1 69.50 1 130.02
2 Fumie Suguri  Japan 179.31 2 61.92 2 117.39
3 Yukari Nakano  Japan 160.93 3 56.86 3 104.07
4 Beatrisa Liang  United States 129.32 4 50.52 7 78.80
5 Christine Zukowski  United States 127.94 7 44.32 4 83.62
6 Fang Dan  China 127.85 6 47.78 5 80.07
7 Arina Martinova  Russia 127.23 5 48.58 8 78.65
8 Lesley Hawker  Canada 120.85 10 41.00 6 79.85
9 Kim Chae-Hwa  South Korea 117.87 8 43.92 9 73.95
10 Tuğba Karademir  Turkey 112.59 9 42.70 10 69.89
11 Jenna McCorkell  United Kingdom 97.95 11 36.70 11 61.25

Pairs[edit]

Rank Name Nation Total Points SP FS
1 Shen Xue / Zhao Hongbo  China 190.97 1 65.58 1 125.39
2 Zhang Dan / Zhang Hao  China 181.87 2 63.82 2 118.05
3 Valérie Marcoux / Craig Buntin  Canada 163.37 3 55.62 3 107.75
4 Utako Wakamatsu / Jean-Sébastien Fecteau  Canada 145.41 4 53.40 4 92.01
5 Julia Vlassov / Drew Meekins  United States 135.45 6 45.96 5 89.49
6 Julia Obertas / Sergei Slavnov  Russia 132.19 5 48.62 6 83.57
7 Stacey Kemp / David King  United Kingdom 113.70 7 40.38 7 73.32
8 Mari Vartmann / Florian Just  Germany 108.24 8 37.32 9 70.92
9 Rumiana Spassova / Stanimir Todorov  Bulgaria 106.79 9 35.46 8 71.33

Ice Dancing[edit]

Rank Name Nation Total Points CD OD FD
1 Marie-France Dubreuil / Patrice Lauzon  Canada 195.89 1 38.28 1 60.23 1 97.38
2 Jana Khokhlova / Sergei Novitski  Russia 180.57 2 33.66 2 55.15 2 91.76
3 Melissa Gregory / Denis Petukhov  United States 177.81 3 33.62 3 54.56 3 89.63
4 Meryl Davis / Charlie White  United States 169.49 4 29.98 4 52.86 4 86.65
5 Nozomi Watanabe / Akiyuki Kido  Japan 150.27 5 28.99 6 46.90 6 74.38
6 Anna Zadorozhniuk / Sergei Verbillo  Ukraine 149.90 6 27.40 5 47.05 5 75.45
7 Trina Pratt / Todd Gilles  United States 143.56 8 26.33 7 44.49 7 72.74
8 Lauren Senft / Leif Gislason  Canada 141.16 7 26.96 8 44.26 8 69.94
9 Kamila Hájková / David Vincour  Czech Republic 124.40 10 22.60 9 39.90 11 61.90
10 Mylène Lamoureux / Michael Mee  Canada 123.51 9 24.86 11 34.75 9 63.90
11 Zsuzsanna Nagy / György Elek  Hungary 118.68 11 21.05 10 35.10 10 62.53

Notes[edit]

  • Fourth-place finishers Meryl Davis / Charlie White (USA) made history in their free dance by earning level fours (the highest level of difficulty of an element) for all their elements in that dance. This was the first time a dance team has earned all level fours.
  • Mao Asada (JPN) set a world record for the combined overall total (199.52) in Ladies singles.

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