Medvedeva at the 2017 European Championships
|Full name||Evgenia Armanovna Medvedeva (Born Babasyan)|
|Alternative names||Yevgeniya Medvedeva|
|Born||19 November 1999|
|Height||1.59 m (5 ft 3 in)|
|Coach||Brian Orser |
|Former coach||Eteri Tutberidze |
|Choreographer||David Wilson, Misha Ge|
|Former choreographer||Eteri Tutberidze|
|Skating club||Sambo 70|
|Training locations||Moscow, Russia |
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|World standing||3 (2018–19) |
|Season's bests||6 (2018–19) |
|ISU personal best scores|
Evgenia Armanovna Medvedeva (alt. spelling: Yevgenia Medvedeva; Russian: Евгения Армановна Медведева, IPA: [jɪvˈɡʲenʲɪjə mʲɪˈdvʲedʲɪvə]; born 19 November 1999), is a Russian figure skater. She is a two-time Olympic silver medalist (2018 ladies' singles, 2018 team event), a two-time world champion (2016, 2017), a two-time European champion (2016, 2017), a two-time Grand Prix Final champion (2015, 2016), two-time Russian national champion (2016, 2017).
Medvedeva is the first ladies' singles skater to win senior Worlds the year after winning Junior Worlds, and the first ladies' singles skater to win two consecutive senior Worlds the year after winning Junior Worlds. At the 2017 World Championships, she became the first female skater to win back-to-back world titles in 16 years since Michelle Kwan did so in 2000 and 2001, and the first Russian woman ever to successfully defend her world title.
Under the ISU Judging System, she has set world record scores 13 times and is the first female skater to surpass the 80-point short program mark, the 160-point free skating mark, and the 230-point and 240-point total mark.
- 1 Early and personal life
- 2 Career
- 2.1 Early years
- 2.2 2013–2014 season: Junior international debut
- 2.3 2014–2015 season: World Junior champion
- 2.4 2015–2016 season: World and European titles
- 2.5 2016–2017 season: Eight world records and second world title
- 2.6 2017–2018 season: 2018 Winter Olympics and coach change
- 2.7 2018–2019 season: Struggles and World Bronze Medal
- 3 Skating technique
- 4 Endorsements
- 5 Records and achievements
- 6 List of Medvedeva's world record scores
- 7 Programs
- 8 Competitive highlights
- 9 Detailed results
- 10 Awards
- 11 References
- 12 External links
Early and personal life
Evgenia's mother, Zhanna Medvedeva (maiden name — Devyatova), a former Russian figure skater who quit the sport aged 14, and father Arman Babasyan, an Armenian businessman, are divorced. Both of her parents wanted her to practice figure skating to improve her figure. She competes under the surname Medvedeva, which was the maiden name of her maternal grandmother. Her birth surname was Babasyan. In 2017, she commenced her university studies and enrolled at the Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism.
Medvedeva has stated that she has lepidopterophobia (fear of moths and butterflies). Her figure skating idol is Evgeni Plushenko. She is known to friends as "Zhenya" and "Janny". Evgenia speaks English in addition to Russian.
She has a French Bulldog named Jerry.
On the ice from the age of three, Medvedeva was taught initially by Elena Proskurina, Lubov Yakovleva, and Elena Selivanova. Around 2008, she joined Eteri Tutberidze at the Olympic Reserve Sports School no. 37, renamed Sambo 70.
Medvedeva made her senior national debut at the 2012 Russian Championships, finishing eighth, and then placed sixth on the junior level. She sustained an injury at the start of the following season and did not qualify for the senior Russian Nationals. She finished fourth behind Maria Sotskova at the 2013 Russian Junior Championships.
2013–2014 season: Junior international debut
Medvedeva's international debut came in the 2013–2014 season. Competing on the ISU Junior Grand Prix series, she won gold first in Riga, Latvia, and then in Gdańsk, Poland. She qualified to the JGP Final in Fukuoka, Japan, where she won the bronze medal behind Sotskova and Serafima Sakhanovich. At the 2014 Russian Championships, she finished seventh in her second senior appearance and then fourth on the junior level. Medvedeva was assigned to replace the injured Sotskova at the 2014 World Junior Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. Placing third in both segments, she won the bronze medal while Elena Radionova and Sakhanovich took gold and silver respectively, producing Russia's second consecutive sweep of the World Junior ladies' podium.
2014–2015 season: World Junior champion
Medvedeva's first assignment of the 2014 JGP season was in Courchevel, France. She won the gold medal by a margin of 21 points over silver medalist Rin Nitaya of Japan. At her second event, in Ostrava, Czech Republic, she placed second in both segments and edged Japan's Wakaba Higuchi for the gold by 1.44 points. Medvedeva's results qualified her for the Junior Grand Prix Final in Barcelona, Spain. She placed first in both segments and won the gold.
At the 2015 Russian Championships, she placed third in both segments and obtained the bronze medal, her first senior national medal, behind Elena Radionova and Elizaveta Tuktamysheva. She then took gold at the 2015 Russian Junior Championships, finishing almost 20 points ahead of silver medalist Maria Sotskova.
At the 2015 World Junior Championships in Tallinn, Estonia, Medvedeva placed first after the short program and set a new world record of 68.48 points for junior ladies' short program. In the free program, she placed first again and won gold. She had no falls on the ice throughout the season in international events.
2015–2016 season: World and European titles
Medvedeva became age-eligible to compete at the senior international level for the 2015–2016 season. She started her season with a gold medal at the 2015 Ondrej Nepela Trophy, an ISU Challenger Series (CS) event in early October. Later that month, she competed at her first senior Grand Prix event – 2015 Skate America. Finishing first in the short program and second in the free skate, she won the gold medal ahead of Gracie Gold of the United States. Medvedeva won silver at her next Grand Prix assignment, the 2015 Rostelecom Cup, behind compatriot Elena Radionova.
In December, at the Grand Prix Final in Barcelona, Spain, Medvedeva placed first in both segments on her way to the gold medal, ahead of Satoko Miyahara, and became the fifth-youngest Grand Prix Final champion, at age 16. At the end of the month, she won gold at the 2016 Russian Championships, ahead of silver medalist Radionova.
In January 2016, Medvedeva competed at her first senior-level ISU Championships, the 2016 European Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia. Finishing first in both segments, she won the gold medal while her teammates Radionova (−5.46) and Anna Pogorilaya (−28.40) took silver and bronze respectively to produce the second consecutive Russian sweep of the podium.
In March 2016, Medvedeva won the gold medal at the 2016 World Championships in Boston, United States. After finishing third in the short program, Medvedeva clinched the gold medal by winning the free skate with a world record score of 150.10, surpassing Yuna Kim's 150.06 mark. Her overall score of 223.86 was a new personal best and was 8.47 points ahead of silver medalist Ashley Wagner. Having won the Junior World title in 2015, 16-year-old Medvedeva became the first ladies' singles skater to have ever won back-to-back Junior World Championships and senior World Championships. She matched Kimmie Meissner's feat as she becomes the second skater in 23 years to win in her debut at the world championships and is the youngest world figure skating champion (16 years, 4 months) under modern rules (since Tara Lipinski in 1997, not yet 15 at the time). Medvedeva also became the second ladies skater to win the Grand Prix Final, Europeans, Worlds and her country's national championships all in one season (the other was countrywoman Irina Slutskaya).
Medvedeva ranked first in both segments at the 2016 Team Challenge Cup in Spokane, Washington. Team Europe finished in third place in the head-to-head competition and in second place in the main event. In addition to the two team medals, Medvedeva received prize money for the top ladies' short program score.
2016–2017 season: Eight world records and second world title
Medvedeva began her Grand Prix season at the 2016 Skate Canada International. Ranked first in both segments, she won the gold medal ahead of Kaetlyn Osmond and Satoko Miyahara. She then placed first in both segments at the 2016 Trophée de France on her way to another GP title. She scored 78.52 points in the short program, the second highest score for a lady and just 0.14 from a world record held by Mao Asada. She collected 15 points from both events and qualified for the Grand Prix Final with maximum points.
At the Final in Marseille, France, Medvedeva became the current world record holder for the ladies' short program score (79.21) previously held by Mao Asada. She also won the title with an overall score 9.33 points ahead of silver medalist Satoko Miyahara. With the win, Medvedeva joined Irina Slutskaya, Tara Lipinski, Yuna Kim, and Mao Asada as the only ladies to win back-to-back Grand Prix Final titles.
In December 2016, Medvedeva defended her national title at the 2017 Russian Championships, despite the third jump of her 3S-3T-3T combination receiving no points. She stated, "Previously, the entire element would have received zero points, but now only the third triple toe would be discarded and I thought since I can do it, why not try?". In January 2017, she competed at the European Championships in Ostrava, Czech Republic. Finishing first in both the short program and the free skate, she won the gold medal while her teammates Pogorilaya (−18.32) and Sotskova (−37.19) took silver and fourth place respectively. She also reset the free skate world record (previously held by herself) with a score of 150.79 and became the current world record holder for the ladies' combined total score (229.71), which was previously held by Yuna Kim.
In March 2017, she competed at the World Championships, held in Helsinki, Finland. Ranked first in both segments, she set world records in the free skate (154.40 points) and total (233.41 points) and became the first female skater to break the 230-point mark in the combined total score. Her overall score was 15.28 points higher than silver medalist Kaetlyn Osmond. Medvedeva was the only skater in the competition to receive 10.00s in performance as part of the component score. She became the first female skater to win back-to-back world titles in 16 years (since Michelle Kwan in 2000 and 2001), and the first Russian woman ever to successfully defend her world title.
In April 2017, Medvedeva competed on Team Russia at the 2017 World Team Trophy team event held in Tokyo, Japan. She placed first in the short program with a new world record score of 80.85, becoming the first female skater to break the 80-point mark for the ladies' short program score. She placed first again in the free skate with another world record score of 160.46, becoming the first female skater to break the 160-point mark for the ladies' free skating score. Medvedeva contributed the maximum 24 points and helped Team Russia win their second consecutive silver medal while Team Japan and Team USA won gold and bronze respectively. Even though the combined total score was not given at the event, ISU later ratified her combined world record total score of 241.31; thus, Medvedeva became the first female skater to break the 240-point mark in the combined total score. She stated, "I went out on the ice absolutely calm, there was no shadow of a doubt or lack of confidence in me.”
2017–2018 season: 2018 Winter Olympics and coach change
Medvedeva continued her winning streak with a gold medal at the 2017 CS Ondrej Nepela Trophy in Bratislava, Slovakia.  However, after this competition she decided to change her long program to Anna Karenina, which she debuted in Japan Open. In mid-October, a few days before the 2017 Rostelecom Cup, she was diagnosed with a crack in the metatarsal bone in her right foot. She won her Grand Prix event in Russia as well as the 2017 NHK Trophy, held a month later in Osaka, Japan. However, her foot injury forced her to pull out of the Grand Prix Final and the Russian National Championship, and she therefore did not defend her title at either event.
At the 2018 Europeans, held in Moscow, Medvedeva finished second to teammate Alina Zagitova. On the next day, Sunday, January 21, she was named for the Russian Olympic team (together with Zagitova and Sotskova).
During Medvedeva's first performance of the 2018 Winter Olympics, at the ladies short program of the team event, she placed first with a record score of 81.06, a personal best and world record for ladies' short program. The 10 points for the first place in the ladies' short program helped Russia to a silver medal in the team figure skating competition.
In the individual event, Medvedeva ranked second in the short program with a score of 81.61, breaking another world record before it was surpassed by her teammate, Alina Zagitova. She then scored 156.65 points in the free skating program for a total of 238.26 points, putting her in second place behind Zagitova, who also scored 156.65 points in the free skating program for a total score of 239.57, and earning her an Olympic silver medal.
Although she initially planned to compete in the World Championships held the month after the Olympic Games, she revealed that she had a stress fracture in her foot and chose to withdraw from the World Championships to give her body a chance to heal.
On 7 May 2018, Medvedeva announced in a statement that she was ending her partnership with longtime coach Eteri Tutberidze and relocating to Toronto to train under coach Brian Orser. She would continue to represent Russia and her current club (Sambo 70) while training in Canada.
2018–2019 season: Struggles and World Bronze Medal
Medvedeva began her first season with her new coaches at Autumn Classic International where she ranked first in the short program and second in the free, finishing in second place overall, behind Bradie Tennell and ahead of Maé-Bérénice Méité.
In October, Medvedeva began competing on that year's Grand Prix circuit. At the 2018 Skate Canada, she fell on a downgraded triple flip in the short program, missing her combination as a result and placing seventh. She placed first in the free skate to win the bronze medal behind Elizaveta Tuktamysheva and Mako Yamashita. She placed fourth at the 2018 Internationaux de France in November after problems in both programs. This marks the first time Medvedeva finished off an international podium in her entire junior and senior career.
Following the disappointment in France, Medvedeva replaced her original "Orange Colored Sky" short program with a new one choreographed by friend Misha Ge to selections from Giacomo Puccini's Tosca. Skating next at the 2019 Russian Championships, her first public performance of the new program went poorly, underrotating the first part of a combination, popping the second jump, and falling on her closing double Axel. Despite this, she said she felt better than after the French Grand Prix. In fourteenth place going into the free skate, she performed much better there, despite a fall, placing fourth in the free to finish seventh overall, losing not just to junior competitors, but also to seniors Stanislava Konstantinova, Alina Zagitova and Sofia Samodurova. Speaking afterward she said "even though I made a mistake, I am pleased with today’s performance." She was named the second alternate for the European Championships and first alternate for the Winter Universiade. In February at the 2019 Russian Cup Final she won gold, placing first in the short program and second in the free, and was therefore sent to the 2019 World Figure Skating Championships.
At the 2019 World Championships, despite sustaining an injury in her thigh, she won the bronze medal after placing fourth in the short program and third in the free skate, earning new personal best scores for both segments.
Medvedeva commonly performs almost all of her jumps with an arm over her head, a technique called the "Tano" variation, a position first popularized by Brian Boitano as part of his triple lutz jump. She performs several jump combinations ending with a triple toe loop, such as the 3F-3T, 3S-3T, 3Lo-3T and 2A-3T. She is also known for practicing various triple-triple-triple and triple-triple-triple-triple jump combinations. In the 2016-2017 season, Medvedeva also rejuvenated the "Rippon" variation which involves doing jumps with both arms over the head. In the 2018-19, Medvedeva also started including the triple loop jump on the end of a combination such as the 3S-3Lo. She has also performed 2A-3Lo and 3Lo-3Lo. She also commonly performs a cross grab I-position spiral towards the centre of the rink near the end of her programs.
Despite her consistency and difficulty of transitions, Medvedeva is often criticized for her "flutz", which is a Lutz jump taken off from the inside edge. 
Medvedeva appeared on the front cover of the July 2017 issue of Elle Girl Russia. She was included in the 2017 SportsPro 50 Most Marketable Athletes List, ranked 46. She was the second figure skater to be featured after the British sports magazine previously listed Yuna Kim in 2013. Medvedeva was also included in Business Insider's 2017 list of the world's 50 most dominant athletes, ranked 14, and in the Forbes '30 under 30 Europe' list of 2017 as one of the most successful young people in Europe.
Medvedeva is sponsored by John Wilson, her Gold Seal blade manufacturer, Edea, her skating boot manufacturer, and Nike. In 2018, John Wilson presented her with custom 24K rose gold engraved blades designed by fellow figure skater Misha Ge. Her other endorsements include being named a brand ambassador for Pantene in 2018. She has also made cooperations with Japanese brands Rivaland and Aniplex.
Records and achievements
- First ladies' singles skater to win senior Worlds the year after winning Junior Worlds, having won gold at the 2015 World Junior Championships and then at the 2016 World Championships.
- First ladies' singles skater to win two consecutive senior Worlds the year after winning Junior Worlds, having won gold at the 2015 World Junior Championships and then at the 2016 World Championships and the 2017 World Championships.
- Set the junior-level ladies' record for the short program to 68.48 points at the 2015 Junior Worlds.
- Holds a world record for the ladies' combined total score (241.31) previously held by Yuna Kim, which Medvedeva set thrice: at the 2017 European Championships (229.71), at the 2017 World Championships (233.41), and at the 2017 ISU World Team Trophy (241.31).
- Holds a world record for the ladies' free skating score (160.46) previously held by Yuna Kim, which Medvedeva set four times: at the 2016 Worlds (150.10), at the 2017 European Championships (150.79), at the 2017 World Championships (154.40) and at the 2017 ISU World Team Trophy (160.46).
- First female skater to break the 80-point mark for the ladies' short program score achieved at the 2017 ISU World Team Trophy (80.85).
- First female skater to break the 160-point mark for the ladies' free skating score achieved at the 2017 ISU World Team Trophy (160.46).
- First female skater to break the 230-point mark in the combined total score, achieved at the 2017 World Championships (233.41).
- First female skater to break the 240-point mark in the combined total score achieved at the 2017 ISU World Team Trophy (241.31).
List of Medvedeva's world record scores
Historical world record scores
Note: Because of the introduction of the new +5 / -5 GOE (Grade of Execution) system which replaced the previous +3 / -3 GOE system, ISU has decided that all statistics starts from zero starting from season 2018–19 and all previous statistics are historical.
Medvedeva had broken world records 13 times before season 2018–19.
|Combined total records |
|22 April 2017||241.31||2017 World Team Trophy||Historical world record. |
Medvedeva became the first and remained the only lady to score above 240 points before season 2018–19.
|31 March 2017||233.41||2017 World Championships||Medvedeva became the first lady to score above 230 points.|
|27 January 2017||229.71||2017 European Championships||Medvedeva broke Yuna Kim's record which had lasted since February 2010.|
|Short program records |
|21 February 2018||81.61||2018 Winter Olympics||This record was broken by teammate Alina Zagitova twenty minutes later at the same event.|
|11 February 2018||81.06||2018 Winter Olympics (Team event)|
|20 April 2017||80.85||2017 World Team Trophy||Medvedeva became the first lady to score above 80 points in short program.|
|9 December 2016||79.21||2016–17 Grand Prix Final||Medvedeva broke Mao Asada's record which had lasted since March 2014.|
|Free skating records |
|22 April 2017||160.46||2017 World Team Trophy||Historical world record. |
Medvedeva became the first and remained the only lady to score above 160 points before season 2018–19.
|31 March 2017||154.40||2017 World Championships|
|27 January 2017||150.79||2017 European Championships|
|2 April 2016||150.10||2016 World Championships||Medvedeva broke Yuna Kim's record which had lasted since February 2010.|
|Junior ladies' short program records|
|7 March 2015||68.48||2015 World Junior Championships|
|13 December 2014||67.09||2014–15 Junior Grand Prix Final|
List of Medvedeva's best scores
|Best combined total scores|
|1||241.31||2017 World Team Trophy||Medvedeva is the only lady who has ever scored above 240 points. She has scored thirteen times above 220 points, five times above 230 points and once above 240 points. Ten out of the fifteen best combined total scores of all time have been scored by Medvedeva.|
|(2)||(Alina Zagitova 239.57)|
|3||238.26||2018 Winter Olympics|
|(4)||(Alina Zagitova 238.24)|
|5||233.41||2017 World Championships|
|6||232.86||2018 European Championships|
|7||231.21||2017 Rostelecom Cup|
|Best short program scores|
|(1)||(Alina Zagitova 82.92)||Medvedeva has scored eleven times above 78 points and five times above 80 points in the short program. Nine out of the eleven best short program scores of all time have been scored by Medvedeva.|
She was the first lady who scored above 80 points in a short program at an international competition.
|2||81.61||2018 Winter Olympics|
|3||81.06||2018 Winter Olympics - Team event|
|4||80.85||2017 World Team Trophy|
|5||80.75||2017 Rostelecom Cup|
|(6)||(Alina Zagitova and Carolina Kostner 80.27)|
|8||80.00||2017 CS Ondrej Nepela Trophy|
|Best free skating scores|
|1||160.46||2017 World Team Trophy||Medvedeva is the only lady who has ever scored above 160 points in free skating. She has scored ten times above 146 points in free skating. Seven times she has scored above 150 points and once above 160 points. Seven out of the twelve best free skating scores of all time have been scored by Medvedeva.|
|(2)||(Alina Zagitova 158.08)|
|(3)||(Alina Zagitova 157.97)|
|4||156.65||2018 Winter Olympics|
|(Alina Zagitova 156.65)|
|6||154.40||2017 World Championships|
|7||154.29||2018 European Championships|
|Short program||Free skating||Exhibition|
|GP NHK Trophy||1st|
|GP Rostelecom Cup||2nd||1st|
|GP Skate America||1st|
|GP Skate Canada||1st||3rd|
|CS Autumn Classic||2nd|
|CS Ondrej Nepela||1st||1st|
|JGP Czech Rep.||1st|
|Russian Jr. Champ.||4th||1st|
|Russian Cup Final||2nd||1st|
|Japan Open||2nd T
| J = Junior level; TBD = Assigned; WD = Withdrew |
T = Team result; P = Personal result. Medals are awarded only for team result.
|Russian Jr. Champ.||12th||6th||4th|
|Russian Cup Final||2nd J||2nd J|
|J = Junior level;|
Small medals for short and free programs awarded only at ISU Championships. At team events, medals awarded for team results only. Current ISU world bests highlighted in bold and italic. Previous ISU world bests highlighted in bold.
|18–24 March 2019||2019 World Championships||4
|18-22 February 2019||2019 Russian Cup Final
|19–23 December 2018||2019 Russian Championships||14
|23–25 November 2018||2018 Internationaux de France||3
|26–28 October 2018||2018 Skate Canada International||7
|20–22 September 2018||2018 CS Autumn Classic International||1
|14–25 February 2018||2018 Winter Olympics||2
|9–12 February 2018||2018 Winter Olympics (team event)||1
|15–21 January 2018||2018 European Championships||2
|10–12 November 2017||2017 NHK Trophy||1
|20–22 October 2017||2017 Rostelecom Cup||1
|7 October 2017||2017 Japan Open||–
|21–23 September 2017||2017 CS Ondrej Nepela Trophy||1
|20–23 April 2017||2017 World Team Trophy||1
|29 March – 2 April 2017||2017 World Championships||1
|25–29 January 2017||2017 European Championships||1
|20–26 December 2016||2017 Russian Championships||1
|8–11 December 2016||2016–17 Grand Prix Final||1
|11–13 November 2016||2016 Trophée de France||1
|28–30 October 2016||2016 Skate Canada International||1
|1 October 2016||2016 Japan Open||–
|22–24 April 2016||2016 Team Challenge Cup||1
|28 March – 3 April 2016||2016 World Championships||3
|26–31 January 2016||2016 European Championships||1
|22–27 December 2015||2016 Russian Championships||1
|10–13 December 2015||2015–16 Grand Prix Final||1
|20–22 November 2015||2015 Rostelecom Cup||3
|23–25 October 2015||2015 Skate America||1
|1–3 October 2015||2015 CS Ondrej Nepela Trophy||1
Small medals for short and free programs awarded only at ISU Championships. Previous ISU junior world bests highlighted in bold.
|2–8 March 2015||2015 World Junior Championships||Junior||1
|4–7 February 2015||2015 Russian Junior Championships||Junior||1
|24–28 December 2014||2015 Russian Championships||Senior||3
|11–14 December 2014||2014–15 ISU JGP Final||Junior||1
|3–7 September 2014||2014 JGP Czech Republic||Junior||2
|20–24 August 2014||2014 JGP France||Junior||1
|10–16 March 2014||2014 World Junior Championships||Junior||3
|26 February – 2 March 2014||2014 Russian Cup Final
|23–25 January 2014||2014 Russian Junior Championships||Junior||4
|24–26 December 2013||2014 Russian Championships||Senior||8
|5–6 December 2013||2013–14 JGP Final||Junior||3
|18–20 October 2013||2013 Ice Star||Junior||1
|20–22 September 2013||2013 JGP Poland||Junior||1
|29–30 August 2013||2013 JGP Latvia||Junior||3
|2–3 February 2013||2013 Russian Junior Championships||Junior||5
|5–7 February 2012||2012 Russian Junior Championships||Junior||7
|26–27 December 2011||2012 Russian Championships||Senior||11
|2–4 February 2011||2011 Russian Junior Championships||Junior||13
- Awarded the title “Honored Master of Sports of Russia” by Vitaly Mutko.
- Awarded "the Silver DOE" of Russia.
|2017||Women's Sports Foundation||Sportswoman of the Year Awards.||Nominated|
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|Historical World Record Holders (before season 2018–19)|
| Ladies' Short Program
9 December 2016 – 21 February 2018
| Ladies' Free Skating
2 April 2016 – 1 July 2018
The GOE system were changed.
| Ladies' Total Score
27 January 2017 – 1 July 2018
The GOE system were changed.
|Historical World Junior Record Holders (before season 2018–19)|
| Ladies' Junior Short Program
13 December 2014 – 16 September 2016