2011 Rostelecom Cup

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2011 Rostelecom Cup
Type: Grand Prix
Date: November 24 – 27
Season: 2011–2012
Location: Moscow
Host: Figure Skating Federation of Russia
Venue: Ice Palace Megasport
Champions
Men's singles:
Japan Yuzuru Hanyu
Ladies' singles:
Japan Mao Asada
Pair skating:
Germany Aliona Savchenko / Robin Szolkowy
Ice dancing:
United States Meryl Davis / Charlie White
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Next GP: 2011–2012 Grand Prix Final

The 2011 Rostelecom Cup was an international figure skating competition in the 2011–2012 season. It was the last of six events in the 2011–2012 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating, a senior-level invitational competition series. Also known as Cup of Russia, the event is organized annually by the Figure Skating Federation of Russia.

The competition was held in Moscow from 24–27 November 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.

Eligibility[edit]

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:[1]

Discipline Minimum
Men 168.60
Ladies 117.48
Pairs 130.71
Ice dance 111.15

Entries[edit]

The entries were as follows.[2]

Country Men Ladies Pairs Ice dancing
 Canada Andrei Rogozine Amélie Lacoste Brittany Jones / Kurtis Gaskell Kaitlyn Weaver / Andrew Poje
 Czech Republic Michal Březina
 Finland Kiira Korpi
 France Pernelle Carron / Lloyd Jones
 Germany Aliona Savchenko / Robin Szolkowy
 Italy Stefania Berton / Ondřej Hotárek
 Japan Yuzuru Hanyu Mao Asada
Haruka Imai
 Lithuania Isabella Tobias / Deividas Stagniūnas
 Russia Artur Gachinski
Sergei Voronov
Konstantin Menshov
Sofia Biryukova
Alena Leonova
Adelina Sotnikova
Katarina Gerboldt / Alexander Enbert
Yuko Kavaguti / Alexander Smirnov
Ksenia Stolbova / Fedor Klimov
Ekaterina Bobrova / Dmitri Soloviev
Ekaterina Riazanova / Ilia Tkachenko
Ekaterina Pushkash / Jonathan Guerreiro
 Spain Javier Fernández
 United States Jeremy Abbott
Brandon Mroz
Rachael Flatt
Christina Gao
Agnes Zawadzki
Ashley Cain / Joshua Reagan Meryl Davis / Charlie White

Schedule of events[edit]

(Local time, GMT +04:00):[3]

  • Thursday, November 24
    • 10:30–15:15 – Official practices
  • Friday, November 25
    • 08:00–13:25 – Official practices
    • 15:00–16:20 – Ladies short
    • 16:45–17:45 – Pairs short
    • 18:00–18:30 – Opening ceremony
    • 18:45–20:05 – Men's short
    • 20:25–21:45 – Short dance
  • Saturday, November 26
    • 08:00–13:25 – Official practices
    • 14:00–15:30 – Ladies free
    • 15:55–17:10 – Pairs free
    • 17:30–19:10 – Men's free
    • 19:30–21:05 – Free dance
  • Sunday, November 27
    • 08:00–10:35 – Official practices
    • 14:00–14:20 – Medal ceremonies
    • 14:35–17:00 – Exhibitions

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Yuzuru Hanyu  Japan 241.66 2 82.78 2 158.88
2 Javier Fernández  Spain 241.63 4 78.50 1 163.13
3 Jeremy Abbott  United States 229.08 1 83.54 5 145.54
4 Michal Březina  Czech Republic 226.35 3 79.01 3 147.34
5 Artur Gachinski  Russia 221.43 5 74.73 4 146.70
6 Andrei Rogozine  Canada 197.85 7 65.11 7 132.74
7 Sergei Voronov  Russia 197.19 8 61.15 6 136.04
8 Konstantin Menshov  Russia 192.68 9 60.91 8 131.77
9 Brandon Mroz  United States 185.49 6 69.35 9 116.14

Ladies[edit]

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Mao Asada  Japan 183.25 1 64.29 1 118.96
2 Alena Leonova  Russia 180.45 2 63.91 2 116.54
3 Adelina Sotnikova  Russia 169.75 3 57.79 3 111.96
4 Sofia Biryukova  Russia 166.07 4 56.30 4 109.77
5 Kiira Korpi  Finland 160.92 5 55.81 5 105.11
6 Haruka Imai  Japan 154.76 6 55.20 6 99.56
7 Agnes Zawadzki  United States 149.38 7 53.81 8 95.57
8 Amélie Lacoste  Canada 148.48 9 50.63 7 97.85
9 Rachael Flatt  United States 147.63 8 53.36 9 94.27
10 Christina Gao  United States 117.77 10 39.64 10 78.13

Pairs[edit]

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Aliona Savchenko / Robin Szolkowy  Germany 208.69 1 68.72 1 139.97
2 Yuko Kavaguti / Alexander Smirnov  Russia 197.84 2 65.17 2 132.67
3 Stefania Berton / Ondřej Hotárek  Italy 168.02 3 60.13 3 107.89
4 Ksenia Stolbova / Fedor Klimov  Russia 149.66 4 51.73 5 97.93
5 Katarina Gerboldt / Alexander Enbert  Russia 148.94 7 47.40 4 101.54
6 Ashley Cain / Joshua Reagan  United States 138.02 5 49.03 6 88.99
7 Brittany Jones / Kurtis Gaskell  Canada 136.54 6 47.76 7 88.78

Ice dancing[edit]

Rank Name Nation Total points SD FD
1 Meryl Davis / Charlie White  United States 179.06 1 69.94 1 109.12
2 Kaitlyn Weaver / Andrew Poje  Canada 161.18 2 64.45 2 96.73
3 Ekaterina Bobrova / Dmitri Soloviev  Russia 156.83 3 61.69 3 95.14
4 Ekaterina Riazanova / Ilia Tkachenko  Russia 132.73 4 55.83 5 76.90
5 Isabella Tobias / Deividas Stagniūnas  Lithuania 130.47 5 52.36 4 78.11
6 Pernelle Carron / Lloyd Jones  France 126.04 7 50.52 6 75.52
7 Ekaterina Pushkash / Jonathan Guerreiro  Russia 124.53 6 52.05 7 72.48

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ISU Grand Prix 2011 - 12 Announcement". International Skating Union. July 2011. Retrieved July 29, 2011. 
  2. ^ Entries
  3. ^ "Time and Practice Schedule". International Skating Union. 

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