Canadian adult skaters bring home 24 medals from 2018 ISU International Adult Figure Skating Competition
Skate Canada – OTTAWA, ON: The Canadian skaters competing at the 2018 ISU Adult Figure Skating Competition returned from Oberstdorf, Germany, with a total of 24 medals. The annual event took place from May 14-18, 2018.
Gary Beacom, 1984 Olympian from British Columbia, set a new all-time record of 107.84 points in the Masters Elite III Free Skating category. Also of note, Ontario’s Team Force won silver in synchronized skating.
The following Canadian skaters and teams took home medals in their respective categories:
In all, there were over 900 performances from 771 skaters representing 34 ISU member nations, with nine synchronized skating teams among those. A record 68 Canadians participated in the event, including two synchronized skating teams: Team Force and the Scotian Waves.
The competition was live streamed, and archived performances can be accessed atwww.dailymotion.com/skatingvideos. Competition results can be found at www.isu.org.
For the third consecutive year, Vancouver will play host to the North American edition of the ISU Adult Figure Skating Competition. This event will be held at the Canlan Ice Sports Burnaby 8-Rinks Arena from October 10-13, 2018. The official event announcement can be found here.
For further information please visit www.isu.org or the ISU Adult Working Group websitewww.adultskating.org.