1996 World Figure Skating Championships
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1996 World Figure Skating Championships
1996 World Figure Skating Championships
Type:ISU Championship
Date:March 17 - 24
Season:1995-96
Location:Edmonton, Canada
Host:Canadian Figure Skating Association
Venue:Edmonton Coliseum
Champions
Men's singles:
United States Todd Eldredge
Ladies' singles:
United States Michelle Kwan
Pair skating:
Russia Marina Eltsova / Andrei Bushkov
Ice dance:
Russia Oksana Grishuk / Evgeni Platov
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The 1996 World Figure Skating Championships were held in Edmonton, Canada on March 17-24. Medals were awarded in the disciplines of men's singles, ladies' singles, pair skating, and ice dancing.

Medal tables

Medalists

Medals by country

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Russia (RUS)2215
2 United States (USA)2024
3 China (CHN)0101
 Germany (GER)0101
5 Canada (CAN)0011
Totals (5 nations)44412

Competition notes

The opening ceremonies were composed by Canadian composer Jan Randall and narrated by Kurt Browning.

Results

Men

Rank Name Nation TFP QA QB SP FS
1 Todd Eldredge  United States 2.0 2 1
2 Ilia Kulik  Russia 2.5 1 2
3 Rudy Galindo  United States 6.0 1 4 4
4 Elvis Stojko  Canada 6.5 7 3
5 Alexei Urmanov  Russia 6.5 3 5
6 Viacheslav Zagorodniuk  Ukraine 10.0 8 6
7 Éric Millot  France 12.0 6 9
8 Andrejs Vlascenko  Germany 13.5 4 11 8
9 Philippe Candeloro  France 15.0 16 7
10 Daniel Hollander  United States 16.5 2 13 10
11 Michael Shmerkin  Israel 17.0 7 12 11
12 Thierry Cerez  France 19.5 5 15 12
13 Takeshi Honda  Japan 20.0 1 14 13
14 Cornel Gheorghe  Romania 20.0 5 10 15
15 Steven Cousins  United Kingdom 20.5 5 18
16 Dmitri Dmitrenko  Ukraine 23.5 4 9 19
17 Sébastien Britten  Canada 24.0 2 20 14
18 Szabolcs Vidrai  Hungary 25.0 7 18 16
19 Michael Tyllesen  Denmark 25.5 3 17 17
20 Neil Wilson  United Kingdom 31.0 6 22 20
21 Patrick Schmit  Luxembourg 32.5 10 23 21
22 Fabrizio Garattoni  Italy 32.5 6 21 22
23 Robert Grzegorczyk  Poland 35.5 9 19 23
24 Alexander Murashko  Belarus 36.0 10 24 24
Free skating not reached
25 Patrick Meier   Switzerland 11 25
26 Zhengxin Guo  China 26
27 Marcus Christensen  Canada 8 27
28 Margus Hernits  Estonia 9 28
29 Youri Litvinov  Kazakhstan 8 29
WD Florian Tuma  Austria 11
Short program not reached
31 Markus Leminen  Finland 12
31 Radek Horák  Czech Republic 12
33 Ivan Dinev  Bulgaria 13
33 Róbert Ka?imír  Slovakia 13
35 Lee Kyu-hyun  South Korea 14
35 Jan ?ejvan  Slovenia 14
37 Zoltan Koszegi  Hungary 15
37 Ricardo Olavarrieta  Mexico 15
39 Stephen Carr  Australia 16
39 Robert Ward  South Africa 16
41 Jordi Pedro  Spain 17
41 Aramayis Grigorian  Armenia 17

Ladies

Rank Name Nation TFP QA QB SP FS
1 Michelle Kwan  United States 1.5 1 1
2 Chen Lu  China 3.0 2 2
3 Irina Slutskaya  Russia 4.5 3 3
4 Maria Butyrskaya  Russia 6.0 1 4 4
5 Surya Bonaly  France 8.5 7 5
6 Tanja Szewczenko  Germany 8.5 3 5 6
7 Midori Ito  Japan 10.0 1 6 7
8 Tonia Kwiatkowski  United States 12.5 4 9 8
9 Julia Vorobieva  Azerbaijan 13.0 2 8 9
10 Hanae Yokoya  Japan 15.5 11 10
11 Krisztina Czakó  Hungary 18.0 3 12 12
12 Elena Liashenko  Ukraine 19.0 10 14
13 Tatiana Malinina  Uzbekistan 21.5 5 13 15
14 Vanessa Gusmeroli  France 22.0 9 18 13
15 Tara Lipinski  United States 22.5 2 23 11
16 Lenka Kulovaná  Czech Republic 24.5 6 17 16
17 Julia Lavrenchuk  Ukraine 25.0 11 16 17
18 Mojca Kopa?  Slovenia 25.5 7 15 18
19 Lucinda Ruh   Switzerland 29.0 8 20 19
20 Meijia Lu  China 29.0 4 14 22
21 Jennifer Robinson  Canada 32.0 5 24 20
22 Stephanie Main  United Kingdom 32.0 12 22 21
23 Maria Nikitochkina  Belarus 32.5 12 19 23
24 Silvia Fontana  Italy 34.5 7 21 24
Free skating not reached
25 Zuzanna Szwed  Poland 10 25
26 Marta Andrade  Spain 10 26
27 Helena Grundberg  Sweden 8 27
28 Sofia Penkova  Bulgaria 11 28
29 Ivana Jakupcevic  Croatia 9 29
30 Denise Jaschek  Austria 6 30
Short program not reached
31 Alma Lepina  Latvia 13
31 Miriam Manzano  Australia 13
33 Choi Hyung-kyung  South Korea 14
33 Véronique Fleury  France 14
35 Marta Chisu  Romania 15
35 Shirene Human  South Africa 15
37 Ja-Lin Weng  Chinese Taipei 16

Pairs

Ice dancing

Rank Name Nation TFP CD1 CD2 OD FD
1 Pasha Grishuk / Evgeni Platov  Russia 2.0 1 1 1 1
2 Anjelika Krylova / Oleg Ovsyannikov  Russia 4.0 2 2 2 2
3 Shae-Lynn Bourne / Victor Kraatz  Canada 6.0 3 3 3 3
4 Marina Anissina / Gwendal Peizerat  France 8.0 4 4 4 4
5 Irina Romanova / Igor Yaroshenko  Ukraine 10.0 5 5 5 5
6 Irina Lobacheva / Ilia Averbukh  Russia 12.0 6 6 6 6
7 Elizabeth Punsalan / Jerod Swallow  United States 14.2 8 7 7 7
8 Margarita Drobiazko / Povilas Vanagas  Lithuania 16.2 9 8 8 8
9 Kate?ina Mrázová / Martin ?ime?ek  Czech Republic 17.6 7 9 9 9
10 Barbara Fusar-Poli / Maurizio Margaglio  Italy 20.4 12 10 10 10
11 Sylwia Nowak / Sebastian Kolasi?ski  Poland 22.0 10 12 11 11
12 Elizaveta Stekolnikova / Dmitri Kazarlyga  Kazakhstan 23.6 11 11 12 12
13 Kati Winkler / René Lohse  Germany 26.0 13 13 13 13
14 Renée Roca / Gorsha Sur  United States 28.0 14 14 14 14
15 Chantal Lefebvre / Michel Brunet  Canada 30.6 16 17 15 15
16 Nakako Tsuzuki / Juris Razgulajevs  Japan 33.2 17 18 17 16
17 Marika Humphreys / Philip Askew  United Kingdom 33.6 15 15 16 18
18 Allison MacLean / Konrad Schaub  Austria 34.6 18 16 18 17
19 Elena Grushina / Ruslan Goncharov  Ukraine 39.0 20 20 20 19
20 Barbara Piton / Alexandre Piton  France 39.0 19 19 19 20
21 Agnes Jacquemard / Alexis Gayet  France 42.0 21 21 21 21
22 ?árka Vondrková / Luká? Král  Czech Republic 45.2 22 23 22 23
23 Galit Chait / Sergei Sakhanovsky  Israel 46.2 24 25 24 22
24 Enik? Berkes / Endre Szentirmai  Hungary 47.2 23 24 23 24
Free dance not reached
25 Cornelia Diener / Alexei Pospelov   Switzerland 25 22 25
26 Barbara Lynn Hanley / Vassil Serkov  Estonia 29 27 26
27 Yuh-Shen Lai / Wei-Wen Lai  Chinese Taipei 27 29 27
28 Kaho Koinuma / Tigran Arakelian  Armenia 26 26 29
29 Chantal Loyer / Justin Bell  Australia 28 28 28
30 Katri Kuusnuemi / Jamie Walker  Finland 30 30 30
Original dance not reached
31 Maikki Uotila / Toni Mattila  Finland 31 31
32 Anna Mosenkova / Dmitri Kurakin  Estonia 32 32
33 Kim Hee-jin / Kim Hyun-chul  South Korea 33 33

References

  1. ^ JERE LONGMAN (1996-03-22). "FIGURE SKATING; Eldredge Wins Championship; Galindo Is 3d - The New York Times". Nytimes.com. Retrieved .
  2. ^ JERE LONGMAN (1996-03-24). "FIGURE SKATING; Grace and Improvisation: Kwan Wins World Title - The New York Times". Nytimes.com. Retrieved .
  3. ^ a b VINCENT M. MALLOZZI (1996-12-29). "From Atlanta To Wembley, Winners All - The New York Times". Nytimes.com. Retrieved .

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