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Skate Canada – OTTAWA, ON: Skate Canada will have seven entries, for a total of 11 skaters at the fourth stop of the 2019 ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating in Chelyabinsk, Russia.  Team Canada’s entries include two entries in men, one entry in women, two entries in pair and two entries in ice dance. The competition will take place from September 11-14, 2019.

Iliya Kovler, 16, Richmond Hill, Ont., will be the first Canadian entry in men. This season, Kovler finished 10th in Courchevel. Last season, Kovler finished third at the Armenian Cup and seventh at JGP Canada. At the 2019 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships, he placed ninth in senior. He is coached by Andrei Berezintsev and Inga Zusev in Richmond Hill, Ont.

Alec Guinzbourg, 14, Aurora, Ont., will be the second Canadian entry in men. Last year, Guinzbourg finished 11th at the Armenian Cup and eighth in senior at the 2019 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships. He is coached by Andrei Berezintsev and Inga Zusev in Richmond Hill, Ont.

Olivia Gran, 16, Kelowna, B.C., will be the lone Canadian entry in women. This is her first year competing on the ISU Junior Grand Prix circuit. At the 2019 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships, Gran finished ninth in senior. She is coached by Karen and Jason Mongrain in Kelowna, B.C.

Canadian junior silver medallists Brooke McIntosh, 14, Toronto, Ont., and Brandon Toste, 16, Toronto, Ont., will be the first Canadian pair entry. This season, the two finished fifth at Lake Placid. They are coached by Andrew Evans in Mississauga, Ont.

Patricia Andrew, 14, London, Ont., and Zachary Daleman, 19, Newmarket, Ont., will be the second Canadian pair entry. This will be their first ISU Junior Grand Prix competition as a newly formed pair team. The two are coached by Alison Purkiss and Bryce Davison in Brantford, Ont.

Nadiia Bashynska, 15, Ajax, Ont., and Peter Beaumont, 18, Ajax, Ont., will be the first Canadian entry in ice dance. Last season, they finished ninth at Bratislava and first at Lake Placid Ice Dance International. The two are coached by Carol and Jon Lane, Juris Razgulajevs and Marc-André Servant in Scarboro, Ont.

Irina Galiyanova, 17, Moscow, Russia and Grayson Lochhead, 19, Sweaburg, Ont., will be the second Canadian entry in ice dance. This season, the team finished 9th in Lake Placid. Last year, they finished seventh at Amber Cup and third at Lake Placid Ice Dance. They are coached by Carol Lane and Juris Razgulajevs in Scarboro, Ont.

André Bourgeois, Skate Canada NextGen Director and Danielle Williams of Surrey, B.C., will be the team leaders at the event. Physiotherapist Shirley Kushner of Westmount, Que., and Dr. Erika Persson of Edmonton, Alta., will be the Canadian medical staff onsite. Lorna Schroder of Georgetown, Ont., and Pam Chislett of Grand Prairie, Alta., will be the Canadian officials attending the event.

For more information, please visit www.isu.org.

CANADIAN ENTRIES AT JGP #4 – CHELYABINSK, RUSSIA

DISCIPLINE

NAME

AGE

HOMETOWN

CLUB

COACH

Men

 Iliya Kovler

 15

 Richmond Hill, Ont.

Richmond Hill Training Centre

Andrei Berezintsev

Men

Alec Guinzbourg

 14

 Aurora, Ont.

Richmond Hill Training Centre

 Andrei Berezintsev

 

Women

 Olivia Gran

 16

 Kelowna, B.C.

 Kelowna SC

Karen Mongrain / Jason Mongrain

 

Pair

Brooke McIntosh / Brandon Toste

 14 / 16

Toronto, Ont. / Toronto, Ont.

Canadian Ice Academy

 Andrew Evans

 

Pair

Patricia Andrew / Zachary Daleman

 14 / 19

London, Ont. / Newmarket, Ont.

Brantford Competitive Skating Centre

 Alison Purkiss /Bryce Davison

Ice Dance

Nadiia Bashynska / Peter Beaumont

15 / 18

Ajax, Ont. / Ajax, Ont.

Scarboro FSC

Carol Lane, Jon Lane, Juris Razgulajevs, Marc-André Servant

Ice Dance

Irina Galiyanova / Grayson Lochhead

17 / 19

Moscow, Russia / Sweaburg, Ont.

Scarboro FSC

Carol Lane / Juris Razgulajevs

  

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For Information: 

Emma Lindblad, Communications Coordinator
+1 (613) 747-1007 ext. 753
elindblad@skatecanada.ca