2002 World Figure Skating Championships
|2002 World Figure Skating Championships|
|Date:||March 16 – 24|
Shen Xue / Zhao Hongbo
Irina Lobacheva / Ilia Averbukh
2001 World Championships
2003 World Championships
The 2002 World Figure Skating Championships were held at the M-Wave Arena in Nagano, Japan from March 16 to 24, sanctioned by the International Skating Union. Medals were awarded in the disciplines of men's singles, ladies' singles, pair skating, and ice dancing.
The competition was open to skaters representing an ISU member nation. It was the first ISU competition after the much publicized 2002 Olympic judging controversy. Neither pairs gold medalists chose to attend. Both went pro soon after.
2002 Worlds was the first time Israel had ever won a medal at Worlds.