2015 World Figure Skating Championships

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2015 World Figure Skating Championships
Type: ISU Championship
Date: 23 March – 29 March
Season: 2014–15
Location: Shanghai, China
Host: Chinese Skating Association
Venue: Shanghai Oriental Sports Center
Defending champions
Men's singles:
Japan Yuzuru Hanyu
Ladies' singles:
Japan Mao Asada
Pair skating:
Germany Aliona Savchenko / Robin Szolkowy
Ice dancing:
Italy Anna Cappellini / Luca Lanotte
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The 2015 World Figure Skating Championships will be an international figure skating competition in the 2014–15 season. Figure skaters will compete for the title of World champion in men's singles, ladies' singles, pairs, and ice dancing.

In June 2012, it was announced that Shanghai, China would host the 2015 Worlds.[1]

Qualification[edit]

Skaters are eligible for the event if they are representing an ISU member nation and have reached the age of 15 before 1 July 2014 in their place of birth. National associations select their entries according to their own criteria but the ISU mandates that their selections achieve a minimum technical elements score (TES) at an international event prior to the World Championships.

Number of entries per discipline[edit]

Based on the results of the 2014 World Championships, each ISU member nation can field one to three entries per discipline.

Spots Men Ladies Pairs Dance
3  Japan
 United States
 Japan
 Russia
 United States
 Russia
 Canada
 China
 Canada
 Russia
 United States
2  Spain
 Russia
 China
 France
 Czech Republic
 Canada
 Italy
 Canada
 South Korea
 Germany
 Italy
 France
 United States
 Italy
 France
 United Kingdom
If not listed above, one entry is allowed.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Communication No. 1742: Decisions of the ISU Council". International Skating Union. 27 June 2012. 

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