2012 Trophée Éric Bompard

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2012 Trophée Éric Bompard
Type: Grand Prix
Date: November 15 – 18
Season: 2012–13
Location: Paris, France
Host: Federation Française des Sports de Glace
Venue: Palais Omnisports de Paris Bercy
Champions
Men's singles:
Japan Takahito Mura
Ladies' singles:
United States Ashley Wagner
Pair skating:
Russia Yuko Kavaguti / Alexander Smirnov
Ice dancing:
France Nathalie Pechalat / Fabian Bourzat
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The 2012 Trophée Éric Bompard was an international figure skating competition in the 2012–13 season. It was the fifth of six events in the 2012–13 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating, a series of senior-level invitational competitions.

The competition was held in Paris, France from November 15–18, 2012.[1] 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, 2012 were eligible to compete on the senior Grand Prix circuit.

Prior to competing in a Grand Prix event, skaters were required to have earned the following scores (3/5 of the top scores at the 2012 World Championships):[2]

Discipline Minimum
Men 159.66
Ladies 113.43
Pairs 120.90
Ice dance 109.59

Entries[edit]

The entries were as follows.[3]

Country Men Ladies Pairs Ice dancing
 Azerbaijan Julia Zlobina / Alexei Sitnikov
 Belgium Jorik Hendrickx
 Canada Meagan Duhamel / Eric Radford Piper Gilles / Paul Poirier
 China Jinlin Guan
Song Nan
Peng Cheng / Zhang Hao
 Czech Republic Tomáš Verner
 Estonia Jelena Glebova
 France Florent Amodio
Chafik Besseghier
Brian Joubert
Léna Marrocco
Maé Bérénice Méité
Daria Popova / Bruno Massot
Vanessa James / Morgan Ciprès
Pernelle Carron / Lloyd Jones
Nathalie Péchalat / Fabian Bourzat
 United Kingdom Jenna McCorkell
 Italy Stefania Berton / Ondřej Hotárek Anna Cappellini / Luca Lanotte
 Japan Takahito Mura
 Russia Polina Korobeynikova
Julia Lipnitskaia
Elizaveta Tuktamysheva
Yuko Kavaguti / Alexander Smirnov
Ksenia Stolbova / Fedor Klimov
Ekaterina Pushkash / Jonathan Guerreiro
Ekaterina Riazanova / Ilia Tkachenko
 Sweden Joshi Helgesson
 United States Jeremy Abbott Ashley Wagner
Christina Gao
Madison Hubbell / Zachary Donohue

Italy's Carolina Kostner withdrew from the ladies' event due to insufficient fitness,[4] the United States' Johnny Weir withdrew due to a right hip injury,[5] and Germany's Aliona Savchenko / Robin Szolkowy withdrew as a result of Savchenko's severe sinus infection.[6]

Overview[edit]

Jeremy Abbott of the United States was first in the men's short program, followed by Japan's Takahito Mura and France's Brian Joubert.[7][8][9] Mura was also second in the long program but finished first overall and took his first Grand Prix title, while Abbott took silver, and France's Florent Amodio – 7th in the short – won the segment and rose to third overall.[10][11][12] Jorik Hendrickx withdrew before the free skate due to a twisted ankle in an off-ice warm up.[10]

Despite spraining her right ankle before the start of the competition, Russia's Julia Lipnitskaia placed first in the ladies' short program ahead of the United States' Ashley Wagner and Russia's Elizaveta Tuktamysheva.[9][13][14] Wagner won the free skate and her second Grand Prix title, Tuktamysheva rose to take the silver, and Lipnitskaia finished with the bronze.[12][15][16]

Russia's Yuko Kavaguti / Alexander Smirnov won the pairs' short program by over four points ahead of Canada's Meagan Duhamel / Eric Radford, with China's Peng Cheng / Zhang Hao in third.[9][17][18] Kavaguti / Smirnov were second in the free skate but their lead from the short program took them to the gold medal, Duhamel / Radford were first in the free skate and finished second overall, and Italy's Stefania Berton / Ondrej Hotarek rose to take the bronze medal despite placing 5th in the segment.[12][19][20]

France's Nathalie Pechalat were first in the short dance, followed by Italy's Anna Cappellini / Luca Lanotte and Russia's Ekaterina Riazanova / Ilia Tkachenko.[9][21][22] In the free dance, Pechalat / Bourzat maintained their lead and won the gold medal, Cappellini / Lanotte were fourth in the segment but held on to second place overall, and Riazanova / Tkachenko finished in third.[12][23][24]

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Takahito Mura  Japan 230.68 2 76.65 2 154.03
2 Jeremy Abbott  United States 227.63 1 81.18 3 146.45
3 Florent Amodio  France 214.25 7 60.13 1 154.12
4 Brian Joubert  France 210.16 3 75.46 5 134.70
5 Song Nan  China 205.48 6 65.75 4 139.73
6 Guan Jinlin  China 191.99 5 65.77 6 126.22
7 Chafik Besseghier  France 183.32 8 58.28 7 125.04
8 Tomáš Verner  Czech Republic 181.72 9 57.40 8 124.32
WD Jorik Hendrickx  Belgium 4 68.90

Ladies[edit]

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Ashley Wagner  United States 190.63 2 63.09 1 127.54
2 Elizaveta Tuktamysheva  Russia 179.62 3 58.26 2 121.36
3 Julia Lipnitskaia  Russia 179.31 1 63.55 3 115.76
4 Christina Gao  United States 164.71 7 52.55 4 112.16
5 Maé Bérénice Méité  France 157.58 4 54.83 5 102.75
6 Polina Korobeynikova  Russia 144.82 5 54.50 7 90.32
7 Jelena Glebova  Estonia 140.86 6 52.61 9 88.25
8 Jenna McCorkell  United Kingdom 135.40 10 43.15 6 92.25
9 Joshi Helgesson  Sweden 133.77 9 45.19 8 88.58
10 Léna Marrocco  France 132.44 8 48.86 10 83.58

Pairs[edit]

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Yuko Kavaguti / Alexander Smirnov  Russia 187.99 1 66.78 2 121.21
2 Meagan Duhamel / Eric Radford  Canada 186.71 2 62.28 1 124.43
3 Stefania Berton / Ondřej Hotárek  Italy 169.49 4 57.30 5 112.19
4 Peng Cheng / Zhang Hao  China 167.76 3 59.92 6 107.84
5 Ksenia Stolbova / Fedor Klimov  Russia 166.73 5 53.64 3 113.09
6 Vanessa James / Morgan Ciprès  France 163.65 7 51.44 4 112.21
7 Daria Popova / Bruno Massot  France 151.34 6 52.96 7 98.38

Ice dancing[edit]

Rank Name Nation Total points SD FD
1 Nathalie Péchalat / Fabian Bourzat  France 168.90 1 68.48 1 100.42
2 Anna Cappellini / Luca Lanotte  Italy 153.26 2 66.18 4 87.08
3 Ekaterina Riazanova / Ilia Tkachenko  Russia 146.03 3 58.23 3 87.80
4 Madison Hubbell / Zachary Donohue  United States 145.23 4 56.54 2 88.69
5 Julia Zlobina / Alexei Sitnikov  Azerbaijan 140.30 5 54.76 5 85.54
6 Piper Gilles / Paul Poirier  Canada 135.86 6 51.99 6 83.87
7 Ekaterina Pushkash / Jonathan Guerreiro  Russia 128.26 7 49.88 7 78.38
8 Pernelle Carron / Lloyd Jones  France 120.23 8 48.35 8 71.88

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Competitors for ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series 2012/2013 Announced". International Skating Union. May 21, 2012. 
  3. ^ International Skating Union
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  5. ^ "Ailing hip forces Weir out of Trophee Bompard". IceNetwork. November 13, 2012. 
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  12. ^ a b c d "ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Trophee Bompard - Day 2". International Skating Union. November 17, 2012. 
  13. ^ Flade, Tatjana (November 16, 2012). "Lipnitskaia leads ladies; Wagner close second in Paris". GoldenSkate. 
  14. ^ Berlot, Jean-Christophe (November 16, 2012). "Lipnitskaia overcomes injured ankle to win short". IceNetwork. 
  15. ^ Flade, Tatjana (November 18, 2012). "Wagner wins second consecutive Grand Prix gold in Paris". GoldenSkate. 
  16. ^ Berlot, Jean-Christophe (November 17, 2012). "Wagner earns standing ovation in Paris triumph". IceNetwork. 
  17. ^ Flade, Tatjana (November 16, 2012). "Kavaguti and Smirnov lead pairs in Paris". GoldenSkate. 
  18. ^ Berlot, Jean-Christophe (November 16, 2012). "Russians take control of German-free pairs event". IceNetwork. 
  19. ^ Flade, Tatjana (November 18, 2012). "Kavaguti and Smirnov claim gold in Paris". GoldenSkate. 
  20. ^ Berlot, Jean-Christophe (November 17, 2012). "Kavaguti, Smirnov withstand Canadians' charge". IceNetwork. 
  21. ^ Flade, Tatjana (November 17, 2012). "Pechalat and Bourzat earn lead in Short Dance in Paris". GoldenSkate. 
  22. ^ Berlot, Jean-Christophe (November 16, 2012). "Refreshed Pechalat, Bourzat set pace in Paris". IceNetwork. 
  23. ^ Flade, Tatjana (November 18, 2012). "Pechalat and Bourzat golden at Trophee Eric Bompard". GoldenSkate. 
  24. ^ Berlot, Jean-Christophe (November 17, 2012). "Pechalat, Bourzat defend home turf, pocket gold". IceNetwork. 

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