OBERTSDORF, GERMANY – While the Canadian contingent was smaller than in past years, in the first ISU Adult Figure Skating Competition to be held in three years, the results were impressive with Canada bringing home six gold medals.
The following are the placements of the six Canadian skaters from this year’s competition.
Maureen Barnes – Bronze Women V Free Skating
Maureen Barnes – Bronze Women V Artistic Free Skating
Tracey Parker – Bronze Women III Free Skating
Natasha Sopel –Masters Women II Free Skating
Natasha Sopel – Masters Women II Artistic Free Skating
Anne Rousseau and Sylvian Rousseau – Adult Pairs Artistic
Anne Rousseau – Bronze Women III Free Skating (6th)
Anne Rousseau – Bronze Women III Artistic Free Skating (4th)
Anne and Sylvian, Bronze Pattern Dance (4th)
Jonathan Keuhl – Silver Men II Free Skating (6th)
Jonathan Keuhl – Silver Men II Artistic Free Skating (5th)
This year’s competition held in Oberstdorf, Germany (May 23 - 28, 2022) included more than 350 skaters representing 28 ISU Federations. Over the five-day competition, skaters (who must be at least 28 years old) competed in the following categories:
• Women and Men Free Skating
• Women and Men Artistic Free Skating
• Pairs Free Skating & Pairs Artistic Free Skating
• Ice Dance - Pattern Dance, Rhythm Dance & Free Dance
• Synchronized Skating
Since the ISU competition began in 2005, Canada has been well represented over the years in terms of number of competitors as well as in medals won.
The next adult ISU competition will be held in Ottawa, Ontario from September 21 – 24, 2022 and May 15 – 20, 2023 will be the next ISU Adult Competition in Oberstdorf, Germany.
Information about the ISU Adult figure skating competitions: www.isu.org.