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
Host: Chinese Skating Association
Venue: Shanghai Oriental Sports Center
Champions
Men's singles:
Spain Javier Fernández
Ladies' singles:
Russia Elizaveta Tuktamysheva
Pair skating:
Canada Meagan Duhamel / Eric Radford
Ice dancing:
France Gabriella Papadakis / Guillaume Cizeron
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The 2015 World Figure Skating Championships was an international figure skating competition in the 2014–15 season. Figure skaters competed 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] All events were held at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center.

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.

Minimum TES[edit]

Minimum technical scores (TES)[2]
Discipline SP / SD FS / FD
Men 34 64
Ladies 27 47
Pairs 25 43
Ice dance 29 39
Must be achieved at an ISU-recognized international event
in the ongoing or preceding season.
SP and FS scores may be attained at different events.

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.

Entries[edit]

Member nations began announcing their selections in January 2015.[3]

Country Men[4] Ladies[5] Pairs[6] Ice dancing[7]
 Armenia Anastasia Galustyan
 Australia Brendan Kerry Brooklee Han
 Austria Kerstin Frank Miriam Ziegler / Severin Kiefer Barbora Silna / Juri Kurakin
 Belarus Pavel Ignatenko Maria Paliakova / Nikita Bochkov Viktoria Kavaliova / Yurii Bieliaiev
 Canada[8] Nam Nguyen
Jeremy Ten
Gabrielle Daleman
Alaine Chartrand
Meagan Duhamel / Eric Radford
Lubov Ilyushechkina / Dylan Moscovitch
Julianne Séguin / Charlie Bilodeau
Kaitlyn Weaver / Andrew Poje
Piper Gilles / Paul Poirier
Alexandra Paul / Mitchell Islam
 China Song Nan
Yan Han
Li Zijun Pang Qing / Tong Jian
Peng Cheng / Zhang Hao
Sui Wenjing / Han Cong
Wang Shiyue / Liu Xinyu
 Czech Republic Michal Březina
Petr Coufal
Eliška Březinová
 Denmark Laurence Fournier Beaudry / Nikolaj Sørensen
 Estonia Irina Shtork / Taavi Rand
 Finland Kiira Korpi Cecilia Torn / Jussiville Partanen
 France Florent Amodio
Chafik Besseghier
Maé-Bérénice Méité Vanessa James / Morgan Ciprès Gabriella Papadakis / Guillaume Cizeron
 Georgia Elene Gedevanishvili
 Germany[9] Peter Liebers Nicole Schott Mari Vartmann / Aaron Van Cleave Nelli Zhiganshina / Alexander Gazsi
 Hong Kong Ronald Lam
 Hungary Ivett Tóth Carolina Moscheni / Ádám Lukács
 Israel Alexei Bychenko Netta Schreiber Allison Reed / Vasili Rogov
 Italy Ivan Righini Roberta Rodeghiero
Giada Russo
Nicole Della Monica / Matteo Guarise
Valentina Marchei / Ondřej Hotárek
Anna Cappellini / Luca Lanotte
Charlene Guignard / Marco Fabbri
 Japan[10] Yuzuru Hanyu
Takahiko Kozuka
Takahito Mura
Satoko Miyahara
Rika Hongo
Kanako Murakami
Narumi Takahashi / Ryuichi Kihara Cathy Reed / Chris Reed
 Kazakhstan Denis Ten
 South Korea Lee June-hyoung Kim Hae-jin
Park So-youn
Rebeka Kim / Kirill Minov
 Latvia Angelīna Kučvaļska Olga Jakushina / Andrey Nevskiy
 Lithuania Aleksandra Golovkina
 Netherlands Niki Wories
 Norway Anne Line Gjersem
 Poland Natalia Kaliszek / Maksym Spodyriev
 Philippines Michael Christian Martinez Alisson Krystle Perticheto
 Russia Maxim Kovtun
Sergei Voronov
Elena Radionova
Elizaveta Tuktamysheva
Anna Pogorilaya
Kristina Astakhova / Alexei Rogonov
Yuko Kavaguti / Alexander Smirnov
Evgenia Tarasova / Vladimir Morozov
Elena Ilinykh / Ruslan Zhiganshin
Ksenia Monko/ Kirill Khaliavin
Alexandra Stepanova / Ivan Bukin
 Slovakia Nicole Rajicova Federica Testa / Lukáš Csölley
 Slovenia Daša Grm
 Spain Javier Fernández Sara Hurtado / Adrià Díaz
 Sweden Alexander Majorov Joshi Helgesson
  Switzerland Stéphane Walker Eveline Brunner
 Turkey Alisa Agafonova / Alper Uçar
 Ukraine Yaroslav Paniot Natalia Popova Oleksandra Nazarova / Maksym Nikitin
 United Kingdom Amani Fancy / Christopher Boyadji Olivia Smart / Joseph Buckland
 United States[11] Jason Brown
Joshua Farris
Adam Rippon
Polina Edmunds
Gracie Gold
Ashley Wagner
Haven Denney / Brandon Frazier
Alexa Scimeca / Chris Knierim
Madison Chock / Evan Bates
Madison Hubbell / Zachary Donohue
Maia Shibutani / Alex Shibutani
 Uzbekistan Misha Ge

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

The Men's short program was held on March 27, 2015. The free skate was held on March 28, 2015.[14]

Rank Name Nation Total SP[15] FS
1 Javier Fernández  Spain 273.90 2 92.74 2 181.16
2 Yuzuru Hanyu  Japan 271.08 1 95.20 3 175.88
3 Denis Ten  Kazakhstan 267.72 3 85.89 1 181.83
4 Jason Brown  United States 248.29 6 84.32 5 163.97
5 Nam Nguyen  Canada 242.59 9 77.73 4 164.86
6 Misha Ge  Uzbekistan 234.89 8 78.52 7 156.37
7 Maxim Kovtun  Russia 230.70 16 70.82 6 159.88
8 Adam Rippon  United States 229.71 11 75.14 8 154.57
9 Florent Amodio  France 229.62 7 80.84 11 148.78
10 Yan Han  China 229.15 5 84.45 13 144.70
11 Joshua Farris  United States 223.04 13 73.52 10 149.52
12 Takahiko Kozuka  Japan 222.69 19 70.15 9 146.81
13 Sergei Voronov  Russia 218.41 4 84.70 17 133.71
14 Ronald Lam  Hong Kong 214.36 14 72.66 14 141.70
15 Michal Březina  Czech Republic 213.83 10 76.84 15 136.99
16 Takahito Mura  Japan 211.74 23 64.93 12 146.81
17 Alexei Bychenko  Israel 209.26 12 74.98 16 137.28
18 Chafik Besseghier  France 199.86 18 70.27 19 129.59
19 Lee June-hyoung  South Korea 197.52 24 64.51 18 133.01
20 Brendan Kerry  Australia 194.57 17 70.36 21 124.21
21 Michael Christian Martinez  Philippines 192.38 22 67.03 20 125.35
22 Jeremy Ten  Canada 183.79 15 72.28 22 111.51
23 Alexander Majorov  Sweden 176.55 21 67.53 23 109.02
24 Yaroslav Paniot  Ukraine 174.52 20 69.09 24 105.43
Did not advance to free skating
25 Ivan Righini  Italy 63.05 25 63.05 N/A
26 Song Nan  China 61.69 26 61.69 N/A
27 Petr Coufal  Czech Republic 60.31 27 60.31 N/A
28 Pavel Ignatenko  Belarus 58.78 28 58.78 N/A
29 Peter Liebers  Germany 54.28 29 54.28 N/A
30 Stéphane Walker   Switzerland 53.42 30 53.42 N/A

Ladies[edit]

The Ladies short program was held on March 26, 2015. The free skate was held on March 28, 2015.[16]

Rank Name Nation Total SP[17] FS
1 Elizaveta Tuktamysheva  Russia 210.36 1 77.62 1 132.74
2 Satoko Miyahara  Japan 193.60 3 67.02 4 126.58
3 Elena Radionova  Russia 191.47 2 69.51 6 121.96
4 Gracie Gold  United States 188.96 8 60.73 2 128.23
5 Ashley Wagner  United States 185.01 11 57.81 3 127.20
6 Rika Hongo  Japan 184.58 5 62.17 5 122.41
7 Kanako Murakami  Japan 179.66 4 65.48 8 114.18
8 Polina Edmunds  United States 177.83 7 61.71 7 116.12
9 Li Zijun  China 165.22 6 61.83 11 103.39
10 Maé-Bérénice Méité  France 162.75 12 57.08 10 105.67
11 Alaine Chartrand  Canada 161.18 10 60.24 12 100.94
12 Park So-youn  South Korea 160.75 15 53.95 9 106.80
13 Anna Pogorilaya  Russia 160.31 9 60.50 13 99.81
14 Joshi Helgesson  Sweden 155.35 13 56.28 14 99.07
15 Nicole Rajičová  Slovakia 152.61 14 54.40 15 98.21
16 Angelīna Kučvaļska  Latvia 141.54 23 45.74 16 95.80
17 Anne Line Gjersem  Norway 139.75 20 49.25 17 90.50
18 Daša Grm  Slovenia 137.45 22 47.21 18 90.24
19 Kim Hae-jin  South Korea 136.24 18 50.03 19 86.21
20 Roberta Rodeghiero  Italy 134.74 17 51.42 21 83.32
21 Gabrielle Daleman  Canada 133.57 21 48.13 20 85.44
22 Elene Gedevanishvili  Georgia 132.25 16 52.11 22 80.14
23 Nicole Schott  Germany 127.56 19 49.29 23 78.27
24 Giada Russo  Italy 120.11 24 43.85 24 76.26
Did not advance to free skating
25 Natalia Popova  Ukraine 43.60 25 43.60 N/A
26 Ivett Tóth  Hungary 43.47 26 43.47 N/A
27 Eliška Březinová  Czech Republic 43.37 27 43.37 N/A
28 Aleksandra Golovkina  Lithuania 43.16 28 43.16 N/A
29 Anastasia Galustyan  Armenia 41.84 29 41.84 N/A
30 Netta Schreiber  Israel 41.84 30 41.84 N/A
31 Kiira Korpi  Finland 41.11 31 41.11 N/A
32 Niki Wories  Netherlands 40.38 32 40.38 N/A
33 Eveline Brunner   Switzerland 39.69 33 39.69 N/A
34 Alisson Krystle Perticheto  Philippines 38.75 34 38.75 N/A
35 Brooklee Han  Australia 35.54 35 35.54 N/A
WD Kerstin Frank  Austria withdrew withdrew from competition

Pairs[edit]

The pairs short program was held on March 25, 2015. The free skate was held on March 26, 2015.[18]

Rank Name Nation Total [19] SP[20] FS[21]
1 Meagan Duhamel / Eric Radford  Canada 221.53 1 76.98 1 144.55
2 Sui Wenjing / Han Cong  China 214.12 3 71.63 2 142.49
3 Pang Qing / Tong Jian  China 212.77 2 72.59 3 140.18
4 Peng Cheng / Zhang Hao  China 206.63 5 69.67 4 136.96
5 Yuko Kavaguti / Alexander Smirnov  Russia 198.91 4 71.59 6 127.32
6 Evgenia Tarasova / Vladimir Morozov  Russia 198.46 6 67.71 5 130.75
7 Alexa Scimeca / Chris Knierim  United States 185.81 7 65.56 7 120.25
8 Julianne Séguin / Charlie Bilodeau  Canada 178.03 10 60.53 10 117.50
9 Vanessa James / Morgan Ciprès  France 177.34 12 58.28 8 119.06
10 Kristina Astakhova / Alexei Rogonov  Russia 173.58 13 55.55 9 118.03
11 Valentina Marchei / Ondřej Hotárek  Italy 172.55 9 60.56 11 111.99
12 Haven Denney / Brandon Frazier  United States 172.51 8 61.32 12 111.19
13 Lubov Iliushechkina / Dylan Moscovitch  Canada 169.91 11 60.32 13 109.59
14 Nicole Della Monica / Matteo Guarise  Italy 151.77 14 54.48 15 97.29
15 Mari Vartmann / Aaron Van Cleave  Germany 147.84 15 47.76 14 100.08
16 Amani Fancy / Christopher Boyadji  United Kingdom 130.22 16 46.69 16 83.53
Did not advance to free skating
17 Maria Paliakova / Nikita Bochkov  Belarus 46.17 17 46.17 N/A
18 Miriam Ziegler / Severin Kiefer  Austria 45.99 18 45.99 N/A
19 Narumi Takahashi / Ryuichi Kihara  Japan 44.54 19 44.54 N/A

Ice dancing[edit]

The short dance was held on March 25, 2015. The free dance was held on March 27, 2015. [22]

Rank Name Nation Total[23] SD[24] FD
1 Gabriella Papadakis / Guillaume Cizeron  France 184.28 4 71.94 1 112.34
2 Madison Chock / Evan Bates  United States 181.34 1 74.47 2 106.87
3 Kaitlyn Weaver / Andrew Poje  Canada 179.42 2 72.68 3 106.74
4 Anna Cappellini / Luca Lanotte  Italy 177.50 3 72.39 4 105.11
5 Maia Shibutani / Alex Shibutani  United States 172.03 6 69.32 5 102.71
6 Piper Gilles / Paul Poirier  Canada 165.22 7 65.90 6 99.32
7 Elena Ilinykh / Ruslan Zhiganshin  Russia 164.84 5 69.46 9 95.38
8 Ksenia Monko / Kirill Khaliavin  Russia 159.13 10 62.36 8 96.77
9 Alexandra Stepanova / Ivan Bukin  Russia 156.95 14 59.62 7 97.33
10 Madison Hubbell / Zachary Donohue  United States 156.56 11 61.43 10 95.13
11 Laurence Fournier Beaudry / Nikolaj Sørensen  Denmark 156.23 9 62.40 11 93.83
12 Charlène Guignard / Marco Fabbri  Italy 153.84 12 61.02 12 92.82
13 Alexandra Paul / Mitchell Islam  Canada 152.59 8 64.38 14 88.21
14 Sara Hurtado / Adrià Díaz  Spain 148.67 15 59.16 13 89.51
15 Federica Testa / Lukáš Csölley  Slovakia 142.29 13 60.07 15 82.22
16 Alisa Agafonova / Alper Uçar  Turkey 136.47 16 56.07 16 80.40
17 Oleksandra Nazarova / Maksym Nikitin  Ukraine 133.80 17 55.08 17 78.72
18 Carolina Moscheni / Ádám Lukács  Hungary 131.01 19 53.05 18 77.96
19 Wang Shiyue / Liu Xinyu  China 128.77 18 54.38 19 74.39
20 Allison Reed / Vasili Rogov  Israel 124.32 20 51.12 20 73.20
Did not advance to free dance
21 Barbora Silna / Juri Kurakin  Austria 49.57 21 49.57 N/A
22 Cathy Reed / Chris Reed  Japan 48.32 22 48.32 N/A
23 Irina Shtork / Taavi Rand  Estonia 48.04 23 48.04 N/A
24 Natalia Kaliszek / Maksym Spodyriev  Poland 45.46 24 45.46 N/A
25 Cecilia Törn / Jussiville Partanen  Finland 45.11 25 45.11 N/A
26 Rebeka Kim / Kirill Minov  South Korea 45.09 26 45.09 N/A
27 Olivia Smart / Joseph Buckland  United Kingdom 44.32 27 44.32 N/A
28 Viktoria Kavaliova / Yurii Bieliaiev  Belarus 43.21 28 43.21 N/A
29 Olga Jakushina / Andrey Nevskiy  Latvia 42.37 29 42.37 N/A
WD Nelli Zhiganshina / Alexander Gazsi  Germany withdrew withdrew from competition

Medals summary[edit]

By country[edit]

Table of medals for overall placement:

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Canada 1 0 1 2
 Russia 1 0 1 2
2  France 1 0 0 1
 Spain 1 0 0 1
3  Japan 0 2 0 2
4  China 0 1 1 2
5  United States 0 1 0 1
6  Kazakhstan 0 0 1 1
Total 4 4 4 12

Table of small medals for placement in the short segment:

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Canada 1 1 0 2
 Russia 1 1 0 2
2  Japan 1 0 1 2
3  United States 1 0 0 1
4  China 0 1 1 2
5  Spain 0 1 0 1
6  Italy 0 0 1 1
 Kazakhstan 0 0 1 1
Total 4 4 4 12

Table of small medals for placement in the free segment:

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Canada 1 0 1 2
2  France 1 0 0 1
 Kazakhstan 1 0 0 1
 Russia 1 0 0 1
3  United States 0 2 1 3
4  China 0 1 1 2
5  Spain 0 1 0 1
6  Japan 0 0 1 1
Total 4 4 4 12

Medalists[edit]

Medals for overall placement

Discipline Gold Silver Bronze
Men Spain Javier Fernández Japan Yuzuru Hanyu Kazakhstan Denis Ten
Ladies Russia Elizaveta Tuktamysheva Japan Satoko Miyahara Russia Elena Radionova
Pairs Canada Meagan Duhamel / Eric Radford China Sui Wenjing / Han Cong China Pang Qing / Tong Jian
Ice dance France Gabriella Papadakis / Guillaume Cizeron United States Madison Chock / Evan Bates Canada Kaitlyn Weaver / Andrew Poje

Small medals for placement in the short segment

Discipline Gold Silver Bronze
Men Japan Yuzuru Hanyu Spain Javier Fernández Kazakhstan Denis Ten
Ladies Russia Elizaveta Tuktamysheva Russia Elena Radionova Japan Satoko Miyahara
Pairs Canada Meagan Duhamel / Eric Radford China Pang Qing / Tong Jian China Sui Wenjing / Han Cong
Ice dance United States Madison Chock / Evan Bates Canada Kaitlyn Weaver / Andrew Poje Italy Anna Cappellini / Luca Lanotte

Small medals for placement in the free segment

Discipline Gold Silver Bronze
Men Kazakhstan Denis Ten Spain Javier Fernández Japan Yuzuru Hanyu
Ladies Russia Elizaveta Tuktamysheva United States Gracie Gold United States Ashley Wagner
Pairs Canada Meagan Duhamel / Eric Radford China Sui Wenjing / Han Cong China Pang Qing / Tong Jian
Ice dance France Gabriella Papadakis / Guillaume Cizeron United States Madison Chock / Evan Bates Canada Kaitlyn Weaver / Andrew Poje

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