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Canadian adult skaters bring home 26 medals from 2019 ISU International Adult Figure Skating Competition

OTTAWA, ON: The Canadian skaters competing at the 2019 ISU International Adult Figure Skating Competition returned from Oberstdorf, Germany, with a total of 26 medals – 10 gold, nine silver and seven bronze. The event took play from May 19-25, 2019.

In total, there were more than 770 performances from 600 skaters representing 35 ISU member countries. Nine synchro teams participated this year, including two teams from Ontario’s Team Energice.

The following Canadian skaters and teams took home medals in their respective categories:

Gold medallists:
Gary Beacom, Masters Elite Men IV Artistic Free Skating / Masters Elite Men IV Free Skating
Karen Ciprietti, Bronze Ladies III Artistic Free Skating, Group B
Ken Langlois and Laura Goode, Ice Dance, Masters Free Dance
Carol Ann Lehovich, Bronze Ladies III Artistic Free Skating, Group A
Jacqueline Parser, Bronze Ladies IV Artistic Free Skating
Alanna Rittich, Bronze Ladies III Free Skating – Group B
Karen Smith, Gold Ladies II Free Skating
Barbara Tkach, Silver Ladies V Free Skating
Elina Viola, Masters Ladies IV Artistic Free Skating

Silver medallists:
Karen Ciprietti, Bronze Ladies III Free Skating, Group B
Joanne Johnson, Bronze Ladies IV Artistic Free Skating
Carol Ann Lehovich, Bronze Ladies III Free Skating, Group A
Cathy and Fred Lynd, Bronze Pattern Dance
Henrietta Penny, Bronze Ladies V Artistic Free Skating
Linda Reynolds, Masters Elite Ladies III Artistic Free Skating
Barbara Tkach, Silver Ladies V Artistic Free Skating
Elina Viola, Gold Ladies IV Free Skating
EnergICE 1- Synchronized Skating

Bronze medallists:
Ken Langlois and Laura Goode, Ice Dance, Masters Pattern Dance / Masters Rhythm Dance
Alanna Rittich, Bronze Ladies III Artistic Free Skating – Group B
Jennifer Powell, Bronze Ladies III Artistic Free Skating – Group A
Karen Smith, Gold Ladies II Artistic Free Skating
Natasha Sopel, Masters Ladies I Free Skating / Masters Ladies I Artistic Free Skating

The North American edition of the ISU International Adult Figure Skating Competition will take place in Lake Placid, New York from October 14-19, 2019. For further information, please visit www.isu.org.

Fifty-four Canadians to compete at the 2019 ISU Adult International Competition in Germany

OTTAWA, ON: Canadian adult figure skaters are headed to Oberstdorf, Germany for the International Adult Figure Skating Competition from May 19-25, 2019.

This year marks the 15th edition of the prominent adult figure skating competition, which attracts skaters from across the world, including a large group of Canadians each year. This year, 600 competitors from 34 International Skating Union (ISU) member countries are registered to compete. Nine synchronized skating teams have registered, including two teams from Ontario’s EnergICE. Canada will have a 54 member team.

“We are thrilled to see such a dedicated and skillful group of adult skaters heading to Oberstdorf for the 2019 International Adult Figure Skating Competition,” said Debra Armstrong, CEO, Skate Canada. “These skaters are the perfect example of what it means to live a healthy and active lifestyle which Skate Canada values deeply. Best of luck to the Canadian Team.”

Over the seven-day competition, skaters will compete in the following categories:

  • Free Skating
  • Artistic Free Skating
  • Pairs Free Skating
  • Pairs Artistic Free skating
  • Ice Dance- Pattern Dance
  • Ice Dance- Rhythm Dance
  • Ice Dance- Free Dance
  • Synchronized Skating

The Canadian delegation includes skaters from British Columbia, Ontario and Alberta.

British Columbia

Gary Beacom Maureen Bennie Donna Bergvinson Isabella Ciocoiu
Joanne Johnson Linda Maundrell Wendy Morris Henrietta Penny
Jacqueline Parser Linda Reynolds Lesley Ricci Alanna Rittich
Karen Smith

Alberta

Cathy McLean Krista Wright Natasha Sopel Elina Viola

Ontario

Karen Ciprietti Patricia Clarke Laura Goode Fred Gutz
Ken Langlois Carol Ann Lehovich Cathy Lynd Jennifer Powell
Barbara Tkach Angie Zurita

Synchro Teams (Ontario)
EnergICE – Adult 2 and 3

Melissa Becker Laura Blake Melanie Chapman Deanna Collins
Melissa Collver Dodi DeLeye Michelle Docker Jennifer Elsdon
Carly Ens Katrina Ferguson Jennifer Fink Elizabeth Gough
Carmina Halstead Tracy Knack Katie Knight Tammy Lama
Jade Mercier Laurie Milne Anne Marie Moss Debbie Murray
Adrianna Otten Victoria Phillips Stacey Robinson Jessica Sinnesael
Erin Slager Kendra Walker Breanne Wilson

For further information, please visit www.isu.org. This event will be live streamed.

Media Inquiries:
Diana Barkley
ISU Adult Figure Skating Group
[email protected]