1985 World Figure Skating Championships

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1985 World Figure Skating Championships
Type: ISU Championship
Date: March 3 – 10
Season: 1984–85
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Venue: Yoyogi National Gymnasium
Champions
Men's singles:
Soviet Union Alexander Fadeev
Ladies' singles:
East Germany Katarina Witt
Pair skating:
Soviet Union Elena Valova / Oleg Vasiliev
Ice dancing:
Soviet Union Natalia Bestemianova / Andrei Bukin
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The 1985 World Figure Skating Championships were held at the Yoyogi National Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan from March 3 to 10. At the event, sanctioned by the International Skating Union, medals were awarded in men's singles, ladies' singles, pair skating, and ice dancing.

Medal tables[edit]

Medalists[edit]

Discipline Gold Silver Bronze
Men Soviet Union Alexander Fadeev Canada Brian Orser United States Brian Boitano
Ladies East Germany Katarina Witt Soviet Union Kira Ivanova United States Tiffany Chin
Pair skating Soviet Union Elena Valova / Oleg Vasiliev Soviet Union Larisa Selezneva / Oleg Makarov Canada Katherina Matousek / Lloyd Eisler
Ice dancing Soviet Union Natalia Bestemianova / Andrei Bukin Soviet Union Marina Klimova / Sergei Ponomarenko United States Judy Blumberg / Michael Seibert

Medals by country[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 3 3 0 6
2  East Germany 1 0 0 1
3  Canada 0 1 1 2
4  United States 0 0 3 3

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Alexander Fadeev won the compulsory figures and the free skating.[1]

Rank Name Nation CF SP FS TFP
1 Alexander Fadeev  Soviet Union 1 1 1 2.0
2 Brian Orser  Canada 4 2 2 5.2
3 Brian Boitano  United States 5 4 3 7.6
4 Jozef Sabovčík  Czechoslovakia 2 3 6 8.4
5 Vladimir Kotin  Soviet Union 6 5 4 9.6
6 Heiko Fischer  West Germany 8 8 5 13.0
7 Grzegorz Filipowski  Poland 7 6 7 13.6
8 Mark Cockerell  United States 16 7 8 20.4
9 Viktor Petrenko  Soviet Union 12 13 9 21.4
10 Neil Paterson  Canada 15 12 11 24.8
11 Richard Zander  West Germany 11 11 14 25.0
12 Falko Kirsten  East Germany 19 10 10 25.4
13 Petr Barna  Czechoslovakia 18 9 12 26.4
14 Masaru Ogawa  Japan 14 14 13 27.0
15 Fernand Fédronic  France 3 18 18 27.0
16 Lars Åkesson  Sweden 9 15 17 28.4
17 Gordon Forbes  Canada 13 16 16 30.2
18 Cameron Medhurst  Australia 17 17 15 32.0
19 Oliver Höner   Switzerland 10 22 19 33.8
20 Alessandro Riccitelli  Italy 20 21 20 40.4
Free skating not reached
21 Stephen Pickavance  United Kingdom 23 20 FNR
22 Oula Jääskeläinen  Finland 21 19 FNR
23 Xu Zhaoxiao  China 24 23 FNR
24 Lars Dresler  Denmark 22 24 FNR
25 Cho Jae-hyung  South Korea 25 25 FNR
26 Fernando Soria  Spain 26 26 FNR
27 Cheukfai Lai  Hong Kong 27 27 FNR

Ladies[edit]

Rank Name Nation CF SP FS TFP
1 Katarina Witt  East Germany 3 1 1 3.2
2 Kira Ivanova  Soviet Union 1 3 2 3.8
3 Tiffany Chin  United States 2 2 3 5.0
4 Anna Kondrashova  Soviet Union 4 4 5 9.0
5 Debi Thomas  United States 7 5 4 10.2
6 Claudia Leistner  West Germany 5 11 6 13.4
7 Natalia Lebedeva  Soviet Union 8 7 8 15.6
8 Agnès Gosselin  France 9 13 10 20.6
9 Elizabeth Manley  Canada 10 10 12 22.0
10 Cynthia Coull  Canada 18 8 9 23.0
11 Constanze Gensel  East Germany 21 9 7 23.2
12 Patricia Neske  West Germany 11 17 11 24.4
13 Susan Jackson  United Kingdom 14 12 13 26.2
14 Simone Koch  East Germany 17 6 15 27.6
15 Elise Ahonen  Finland 13 18 16 31.0
16 Claudia Villiger   Switzerland 12 15 18 31.2
17 Sandra Cariboni   Switzerland 6 19 20 31.2
18 Kato Masako  Japan 14 14 19 33.0
19 Lotta Falkenback  Sweden 19 22 14 34.2
20 Tamara Téglássy  Hungary 16 20 17 34.6
Free skating not reached
21 Lim Hye-kyung  South Korea 23 16 FNR
22 Amanda James  Australia 20 24 FNR
23 Jiang Yibing  China 24 21 FNR
24 Petya Gavazova  Bulgaria 25 23 FNR
25 Marta Olozagarre  Spain 22 25 FNR
26 Shukching Ngai  Hong Kong 26 26 FNR
WD Midori Ito  Japan
WD Katrien Pauwels  Belgium

Pairs[edit]

Rank Name Nation SP FS TFP
1 Elena Valova / Oleg Vasiliev  Soviet Union 2 1 1.8
2 Larisa Selezneva / Oleg Makarov  Soviet Union 1 2 2.4
3 Katherina Matousek / Lloyd Eisler  Canada 3 3 4.2
4 Jill Watson / Peter Oppegard  United States 6 4 6.4
5 Melinda Kunhegyi / Lyndon Johnston  Canada 7 5 7.8
6 Veronika Pershina / Marat Akbarov  Soviet Union 5 6 8.0
7 Cynthia Coull / Mark Rowsom  Canada 4 7 8.6
8 Manuela Landgraf / Ingo Steuer  East Germany 8 8 11.2
9 Natalie Seybold / Wayne Seybold  United States 9 9 12.6
10 Claudia Massari / Daniel Caprano  West Germany 10 10 14.0
11 Danielle Carr / Stephen Carr  Australia 12 11 16.4
12 Jun Fan / Jihong Sun  China 11 12 16.4
13 Shukling Ngai / Kwokyung Mak  Hong Kong 13 13 18.2

Referee:

Assistant Referee:

Judges:

Substitute judge:

Ice dancing[edit]

Rank Name Nation CD OSP FD TFP
1 Natalia Bestemianova / Andrei Bukin  Soviet Union 1 1 1 2.0
2 Marina Klimova / Sergei Ponomarenko  Soviet Union 2 2 2 4.0
3 Judy Blumberg / Michael Seibert  United States 3 3 3 6.0
4 Tracy Wilson / Robert McCall  Canada 4 4 4 8.0
5 Petra Born / Rainer Schönborn  West Germany 5 5 5 10.0
6 Karen Barber / Nicholas Slater  United Kingdom 6 6 6 12.0
7 Natalia Annenko / Genrikh Sretenski  Soviet Union 7 7 7 14.0
8 Isabella Micheli / Roberto Pelizzola  Italy 8 9 8 16.4
9 Kathrin Beck / Christoff Beck  Austria 9 8 9 17.6
10 Karyn Garossino / Rod Garossino  Canada 10 10 10 20.0
11 Renée Roca / Donald Adair  United States 11 11 11 22.0
12 Suzanne Semanick / Scott Gregory  United States 12 12 12 24.0
13 Noriko Sato / Tadayuki Takahashi  Japan 13 13 13 26.0
14 Klára Engi / Attila Tóth  Hungary 14 14 14 28.0
15 Sharon Jones / Paul Askham  United Kingdom 16 16 15 31.0
16 Antonia Becherer / Ferdinand Becherer  West Germany 15 15 16 31.0
17 Martine Olivier / Philippe Boissier  France 17 17 17 34.0
18 Liu Luyang / Zhao Xiaolei  China 19 19 18 37.0
19 Liane Telling / Michael Fisher  Australia 18 18 19 37.0

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Result list provided by the ISU
  • Ladies' placements per Skating Magazine April 1985
  • skatabase