2012 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships

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2012 Four Continents Championships
Type: ISU Championship
Date: February 7 – 12
Season: 2011–12
Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
Venue: World Arena
Champions
Men's singles:
Canada Patrick Chan
Ladies' singles:
United States Ashley Wagner
Pair skating:
China Sui Wenjing / Han Cong
Ice dancing:
Canada Tessa Virtue / Scott Moir
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The 2012 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships was an international figure skating competition in the 2011–12 season. Medals were awarded in the disciplines of men's singles, ladies' singles, pair skating, and ice dancing for the title of Four Continents Champion. The event's name refers to the Americas, Asia, Africa, and Oceania, which are four of the continents represented in the Olympic rings, omitting Europe.

The competition was held in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA from February 7 to 12, 2012.[1]

Qualification[edit]

The competition was open to skaters from a non-European member nation of the International Skating Union who reached the age of 15 before July 1, 2011. The corresponding competition for European skaters was the 2012 European Championships.

Entries[edit]

The entries for the 2012 Four Continents:[2] Jeremy Abbott withdrew due to injury and was replaced by Richard Dornbush.[3]

Country Men Ladies Pairs Ice dancing
 Australia Brendan Kerry
Mark Webster
Nicholas Fernandez
Chantelle Kerry
Jaimee Nobbs
Zara Pasfield
Danielle O'Brien / Gregory Merriman
 Brazil Kevin Alves
Luiz Manella
 Canada Kevin Reynolds
Patrick Chan
Jeremy Ten
Amélie Lacoste
Cynthia Phaneuf
Alexandra Najarro
Meagan Duhamel / Eric Radford
Paige Lawrence / Rudi Swiegers
Jessica Dubé / Sébastien Wolfe
Alexandra Paul / Mitchell Islam
Tessa Virtue / Scott Moir
Kaitlyn Weaver / Andrew Poje
 China Guan Jinlin
Song Nan
Wu Jialiang
Geng Bingwa
Zhu Qiuying
Zhang Kexin
Dong Huibo / Wu Yiming
Sui Wenjing / Han Cong
Zhang Yue / Wang Lei
Yu Xiaoyang / Wang Chen
 Chinese Taipei Jordan Ju
Wun-Chang Shih
Crystal Kiang
Chaochih Liu
Melinda Wang
 Hong Kong Harry Hau Yin Lee
 Japan Tatsuki Machida
Takahito Mura
Daisuke Takahashi
Haruka Imai
Mao Asada
Kanako Murakami
Narumi Takahashi / Mervin Tran
 Kazakhstan Abzal Rakimgaliev
Denis Ten
Cortney Mansour / Daryn Zhunussov
 Mexico Reyna Hamui Corenne Bruhns / Ryan Van Natten
 Philippines Christopher Caluza
Maverick Eguia
Mericien Venzon
Zhaira Costiniano
 Puerto Rico Victoria Muniz
 Singapore Brittany Lau
 South Africa Lejeanne Marais
 South Korea Kim Min-Seok
Alex Kang Chan Kam
Hwan Jin Kim
Suhr Chae-Yeon
Kwak Min-Jeong
Yun Yea-Ji
 Thailand Mimi Tanasorn Chindasook
Sandra Khopon
Melanie Swang
 United States Richard Dornbush
Ross Miner
Adam Rippon
Ashley Wagner
Agnes Zawadzki
Caroline Zhang
Amanda Evora / Mark Ladwig
Mary Beth Marley / Rockne Brubaker
Caydee Denney / John Coughlin
Madison Hubbell / Zachary Donohue
Meryl Davis / Charlie White
Maia Shibutani / Alex Shibutani
 Uzbekistan Misha Ge Anna Nagornyuk / Viktor Kovalenko

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Patrick Chan  Canada 273.94 1 87.95 1 185.99
2 Daisuke Takahashi  Japan 244.33 3 82.59 2 161.74
3 Ross Miner  United States 223.23 6 76.89 4 146.34
4 Adam Rippon  United States 221.55 7 74.92 3 146.63
5 Takahito Mura  Japan 217.16 2 83.44 6 133.72
6 Denis Ten  Kazakhstan 210.03 5 77.73 7 132.30
7 Tatsuki Machida  Japan 208.04 4 82.37 10 125.67
8 Kevin Reynolds  Canada 203.26 9 68.22 5 135.04
9 Misha Ge  Uzbekistan 196.53 11 64.49 8 132.04
10 Guan Jinlin  China 196.53 10 66.36 9 130.17
11 Song Nan  China 190.51 8 69.34 11 121.17
12 Christopher Caluza  Philippines 172.60 14 58.02 12 114.58
13 Richard Dornbush  United States 164.29 13 61.34 14 102.95
14 Jeremy Ten  Canada 159.22 12 61.37 18 97.85
15 Kim Min-Seok  South Korea 157.14 21 49.39 13 107.75
16 Wu Jialiang  China 156.62 15 56.19 17 100.43
17 Alex Kang Chan Kam  South Korea 154.07 16 52.12 15 101.95
18 Abzal Rakimgaliev  Kazakhstan 153.63 17 52.10 16 101.53
19 Brendan Kerry  Australia 144.26 23 47.01 19 97.25
20 Mark Webster  Australia 138.87 18 50.88 20 87.99
21 Jordan Ju  Chinese Taipei 134.97 20 49.49 22 85.48
22 Luiz Manella  Brazil 133.07 19 50.17 24 82.90
23 Kevin Alves  Brazil 132.94 22 47.96 23 84.98
24 Nicholas Fernandez  Australia 131.76 24 44.57 21 87.19
Did not advance to free skate
25 Harry Hau Yin Lee  Hong Kong 25 42.00
26 Maverick Eguia  Philippines 26 41.63
27 Wun-Chang Shih  Chinese Taipei 27 37.27
28 Hwan-Jin Kim  South Korea 28 36.95

Ladies[edit]

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Ashley Wagner  United States 192.41 2 64.07 1 128.34
2 Mao Asada  Japan 188.62 1 64.25 2 124.37
3 Caroline Zhang  United States 176.18 4 58.74 3 117.44
4 Kanako Murakami  Japan 169.32 3 63.45 5 105.87
5 Zhang Kexin  China 162.59 5 54.07 4 108.52
6 Agnes Zawadzki  United States 157.23 6 52.87 6 104.36
7 Amélie Lacoste  Canada 147.65 7 51.72 8 95.93
8 Cynthia Phaneuf  Canada 147.47 8 50.76 7 96.71
9 Haruka Imai  Japan 134.49 11 45.19 9 89.30
10 Kwak Min-Jeong  South Korea 130.52 9 48.72 10 81.80
11 Geng Bingwa  China 127.89 10 46.98 11 80.91
12 Victoria Muniz  Puerto Rico 117.83 12 42.63 13 75.20
13 Alexandra Najarro  Canada 117.11 14 37.08 12 80.03
14 Melinda Wang  Chinese Taipei 103.69 18 35.35 15 68.34
15 Sandra Khopon  Thailand 103.15 17 35.58 16 67.57
16 Zhu Qiuying  China 102.77 16 36.43 17 66.34
17 Chantelle Kerry  Australia 102.49 20 32.28 14 70.21
18 Mimi Tanasorn Chindasook  Thailand 97.19 13 37.23 22 59.96
19 Yun Yea-Ji  South Korea 96.85 19 32.46 19 64.39
20 Melanie Swang  Thailand 96.16 22 31.21 18 64.95
21 Suhr Chae-Yeon  South Korea 94.95 15 36.54 23 58.41
22 Lejeanne Marais  South Africa 94.34 21 32.15 21 62.19
23 Crystal Kiang  Chinese Taipei 93.79 23 30.91 20 62.88
24 Zhaira Costiniano  Philippines 87.26 24 30.33 24 56.93
Did not advance to free skate
25 Reyna Hamui  Mexico 25 29.84
26 Chaochih Liu  Chinese Taipei 26 29.07
27 Mericien Venzon  Philippines 27 28.91
28 Brittany Lau  Singapore 28 28.79
29 Zara Pasfield  Australia 29 28.14
30 Jaimee Nobbs  Australia 30 26.33

Pairs[edit]

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Sui Wenjing / Han Cong  China 201.83 1 66.75 1 135.08
2 Caydee Denney / John Coughlin  United States 185.42 2 63.35 2 122.07
3 Mary Beth Marley / Rockne Brubaker  United States 178.89 3 62.42 3 116.47
4 Meagan Duhamel / Eric Radford  Canada 171.76 8 57.53 4 114.23
5 Narumi Takahashi / Mervin Tran  Japan 171.11 4 61.54 5 109.57
6 Amanda Evora / Mark Ladwig  United States 167.99 5 60.75 6 107.24
7 Paige Lawrence / Rudi Swiegers  Canada 158.66 6 57.97 7 100.69
8 Jessica Dubé / Sébastien Wolfe  Canada 154.79 7 57.68 8 97.11
9 Zhang Yue / Wang Lei  China 140.24 10 48.04 9 92.20
10 Dong Huibo / Wu Yiming  China 137.91 9 49.52 10 88.39

Ice dance[edit]

Rank Name Nation Total points SD FD
1 Tessa Virtue / Scott Moir  Canada 182.84 2 71.60 1 111.24
2 Meryl Davis / Charlie White  United States 179.40 1 72.15 2 107.25
3 Kaitlyn Weaver / Andrew Poje  Canada 163.26 3 64.23 3 99.03
4 Maia Shibutani / Alex Shibutani  United States 158.29 4 63.38 4 94.91
5 Madison Hubbell / Zachary Donohue  United States 129.20 5 49.93 5 79.27
6 Alexandra Paul / Mitchell Islam  Canada 117.97 6 48.52 7 69.45
7 Yu Xiaoyang / Wang Chen  China 115.05 7 45.42 6 69.63
8 Anna Nagornyuk / Viktor Kovalenko  Uzbekistan 107.61 9 39.93 8 67.68
9 Danielle O'Brien / Gregory Merriman  Australia 105.91 8 40.10 9 65.81
10 Corenne Bruhns / Ryan Van Natten  Mexico 91.57 10 35.93 10 55.64
11 Cortney Mansour / Daryn Zhunussov  Kazakhstan 78.66 11 25.53 11 53.13

Medals summary[edit]

Medals by country[edit]

Table of medals for overall placement:

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Canada 2 0 1 3
2  United States 1 2 3 6
3  China 1 0 0 1
4  Japan 0 2 0 2

Table of small medals for placement in the short segment:

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States 1 2 1 4
2  Japan 1 1 2 4
3  Canada 1 1 1 3
4  China 1 0 0 1

Table of small medals for placement in the free segment:

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Canada 2 0 1 3
2  United States 1 2 3 6
3  China 1 0 0 1
4  Japan 0 2 0 2

Medalists[edit]

Medals for overall placement:

Discipline Gold Silver Bronze
Men Canada Patrick Chan Japan Daisuke Takahashi United States Ross Miner
Ladies United States Ashley Wagner Japan Mao Asada United States Caroline Zhang
Pair skating China Sui Wenjing / Han Cong United States Caydee Denney / John Coughlin United States Mary Beth Marley / Rockne Brubaker
Ice dancing Canada Tessa Virtue / Scott Moir United States Meryl Davis / Charlie White Canada Kaitlyn Weaver / Andrew Poje

Small medals for placement in the short segment:

Discipline Gold Silver Bronze
Men Canada Patrick Chan Japan Takahito Mura Japan Daisuke Takahashi
Ladies Japan Mao Asada United States Ashley Wagner Japan Kanako Murakami
Pair skating China Sui Wenjing / Han Cong United States Caydee Denney / John Coughlin United States Mary Beth Marley / Rockne Brubaker
Ice dancing United States Meryl Davis / Charlie White Canada Tessa Virtue / Scott Moir Canada Kaitlyn Weaver / Andrew Poje

Small medals for placement in the free segment:

Discipline Gold Silver Bronze
Men Canada Patrick Chan Japan Daisuke Takahashi United States Adam Rippon
Ladies United States Ashley Wagner Japan Mao Asada United States Caroline Zhang
Pair skating China Sui Wenjing / Han Cong United States Caydee Denney / John Coughlin United States Mary Beth Marley / Rockne Brubaker
Ice dancing Canada Tessa Virtue / Scott Moir United States Meryl Davis / Charlie White Canada Kaitlyn Weaver / Andrew Poje

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Colorado Springs to host 2012 Four Continents". U.S. Figure Skating. Icenetwork. January 23, 2011. Retrieved September 18, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Four Continents Championships 2012: Entries". International Skating Union. 
  3. ^ "Dornbush to replace Abbott at Four Continents". U.S. Figure Skating (Ice Network). February 3, 2012.