1979 NHK Trophy

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1979 NHK Trophy
Date: October 26 – 28
Season: 1979-1980
Location: Tokyo
Venue: Yoyogi National Stadium
Champions
Men's singles:
United Kingdom Robin Cousins
Ladies' singles:
Japan Emi Watanabe
Pair skating:
Soviet Union Irina Vorobieva / Igor Lisovski
Ice dancing:
Soviet Union Irina Moiseeva / Andrei Minenkov
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The NHK Trophy is an international, senior-level figure skating competition. Elite figure skaters compete in the disciplines of men's singles, ladies' singles, pair skating, and ice dancing. The location changes yearly.

In 1979, the NHK Trophy was held in Tokyo, Japan. It was the first NHK Trophy competition to be held.

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Rank Name Nation SP FS
1 Robin Cousins  United Kingdom 1 1
2 Fumio Igarashi  Japan 2 2
3 David Santee  United States 3 4
4 Scott Hamilton  United States 6 3
5 Mitsuru Matsumura  Japan 4 7
6 Takeshi Mura  Japan 8 5
7 Shinji Someya  Japan 9 6
8 Vladimir Kotin  Soviet Union 7 8
9 Alexander Fadeev  Soviet Union 5 9
10 Istvan Simon  Hungary 11 10
11 Wenyi Cong  China 10 11

Ladies[edit]

Rank Name Nation SP FS
1 Emi Watanabe  Japan 1 1
2 Lisa-Marie Allen  United States 3 2
3 Sandy Lenz  United States 4 3
4 Susan Driano  Italy 2 5
5 Karin Riediger  Germany 7 4
6 Mariko Yoshida  Japan 6 6
7 Myo Shil Kim  North Korea 5 7
8 Masako Kato  Japan 10 8
9 Anita Siegfried   Switzerland 11 10
10 Megumi Yanagihara  Japan 12 9
11 Reiko Kobayashi  Japan 9 11
12 Yoko Yakushi  Japan 8 13
13 Svetlana Frantsuzova  Soviet Union 13 12
14 Sonja Stanek  Austria 14 14
15 Hae-Sook Shin  South Korea 15 15
16 Zhiying Liu  China 16 16

Pairs[edit]

Rank Name Nation SP FS
1 Irina Vorobieva / Igor Lisovski  Soviet Union 1 1
2 Vicki Heasley / Robert Waggenhoffer  United States 3 2
3 Sheryl Franks / Michael Botticelli  United States 4 3
4 Veronika Pershina / Marat Akbarov  Soviet Union 2 5
5 Yukiko Okabe / Takashi Mura  Japan 5 4
6 Kyoko Hagiwara / Hisao Ozaki  Japan 6 6

Ice Dancing[edit]

Rank Name Nation OSP FD
1 Irina Moiseeva / Andrei Minenkov  Soviet Union 1 1
2 Jayne Torvill / Christopher Dean  United Kingdom 2 2
3 Natalia Karamisheva / Rostislav Sinitsin  Soviet Union 4 3
4 Stacey Smith / John Summers  United States 3 4
5 Jana Berankova / Jan Bartak  Czechoslovakia 5 5
6 Hola Jindra / Karel Foltan  Czechoslovakia 6 6
7 Michiko Abe / Nozomi Sakai  Japan 7 7

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