2011 Cup of China
|2011 Cup of China|
|Date:||November 3 – 6|
|Host:||Chinese Skating Association|
|Venue:||Shanghai Oriental Sports Center|
Yuko Kavaguti / Alexander Smirnov
Ekaterina Bobrova / Dmitri Soloviev
The 2011 Cup of China was an international figure skating competition in the 2011–2012 season. Organized by the Chinese Skating Association, it was the third of six events in the 2011–2012 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating, a senior-level invitational competition series.
The event was held in Shanghai from November 3–6, 2011. Medals were awarded in the disciplines of men's singles, ladies' singles, pair skating, and ice dancing. Skaters also earned points toward qualifying for the Grand Prix Final.
Skaters who reached the age of 14 by July 1, 2011 were eligible to compete on the senior Grand Prix circuit.
In July 2011, minimum score requirements were added to the Grand Prix series and were set at two-thirds of the top scores at the 2011 World Championships. Prior to competing in a Grand Prix event, skaters were required to earn the following:
The entries were as follows. Brian Joubert was assigned to the event but withdrew due to a back injury. Jinlin Guan of China also withdrew; as both skaters had withdrawn just days prior to the event, no replacements were assigned and the men's field consisted of eight skaters.
Schedule of events
(Local time, GMT +08:00):
- Thursday, November 3
- 10:30–16:35 – Official practices
- Friday, November 4
- 09:45–14:30 – Official practices
- 15:30–16:36 – Short dance
- 17:00–18:21 – Ladies' short program
- 18:45–20:06 – Men's short program
- 20:45–21:55 – Pairs short program
- Saturday, November 5
- 08:30–13:55 – Official practices
- 14:30–15:45 – Free dance
- 16:15–17:47 – Ladies' free program
- 18:15–19:52 – Men's free program
- 20:30–21:50 – Pairs free program
- 22:00 – Medal ceremonies
- Sunday, November 6
- 14:00–16:35 – Official practices
- 19:00–21:30 – Exhibition
|1||Jeremy Abbott||United States||228.49||3||79.32||3||149.17|
|6||Richard Dornbush||United States||205.27||8||62.93||5||142.34|
|2||Mirai Nagasu||United States||173.22||2||60.96||2||112.26|
|5||Christina Gao||United States||152.48||8||51.99||4||100.49|
|1||Yuko Kavaguti / Alexander Smirnov||Russia||186.74||1||64.45||1||122.29|
|2||Zhang Dan / Zhang Hao||China||177.67||3||60.57||2||117.10|
|3||Kirsten Moore-Towers / Dylan Moscovitch||Canada||172.04||2||60.78||4||111.26|
|4||Amanda Evora / Mark Ladwig||United States||170.63||5||57.88||3||112.75|
|5||Sui Wenjing / Han Cong||China||169.47||4||60.00||5||109.47|
|6||Yu Xiaoyu / Jin Yang||China||162.96||6||54.42||6||108.54|
|7||Taylor Steele / Robert Schultz||Canada||141.84||7||48.25||7||93.59|
|8||Klára Kadlecová / Petr Bidař||Czech Republic||120.95||8||38.34||8||82.61|
|1||Ekaterina Bobrova / Dmitri Soloviev||Russia||163.52||1||65.73||1||97.79|
|2||Maia Shibutani / Alex Shibutani||United States||148.40||2||57.79||2||90.61|
|3||Pernelle Carron / Lloyd Jones||France||130.97||4||52.41||3||78.56|
|4||Penny Coomes / Nicholas Buckland||United Kingdom||130.39||3||53.89||4||76.50|
|5||Huang Xintong / Zheng Xun||China||120.11||6||45.07||5||75.04|
|6||Yu Xiaoyang / Wang Chen||China||115.59||5||48.36||7||67.23|
|7||Charlotte Lichtman / Dean Copely||United States||109.61||8||40.26||6||69.35|
|8||Emily Samuelson / Todd Gilles||United States||106.74||7||43.64||8||63.10|
- "ISU Grand Prix 2011 - 12 Announcement". International Skating Union. July 2011. Retrieved July 29, 2011.
- "Entries". International Skating Union.
- "Joubert forfait à Shanghai" [Joubert withdraws from Shanghai event] (in French). November 1, 2011. Retrieved November 2, 2011.
- "Time and practice schedule". International Skating Union.
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