Junior Grand Prix Lake Placid 2019 – Preview

The second of the Junior Grand Prix events takes place in Lake Placid, USA from the 28th-31st August.

Here’s a rundown of who you can expect to see competing at this event and some information about them.


* Junior debut

Skater Country Notable Results 18/19 Nationals Program Information Notable Jumps
Darian Kaptich Australia Reykjavík International Games - 1st (134.80) 1st (J) 5th (S) SP: I Swear / FP: It's A Man's Man's Man's World/I Got You (I Feel Good) 3S+2T+2Lo
Beres Clements Canada JGP Richmond - 8th (172.76) 2nd SP: Puttin' On The RItz / FP: Game of Thrones 3Lz+3T
Stephen Gogolev Canada Junior Grand Prix Final - 1st (233.58) 2nd (S) SP: Grand Waltz (Anyuta)/Yablochko / FP: Peter Gabriel medley 4S+3T
Fang-Yi Lin Chinese Taipei JGP Ljubljana - 16th (143.90) 1st SP: SOS d'un terrien en detresse / FP: Turandot 3T+2T
Matyas Belohradsky Czech Republic Four Nationals Championship - 1st (207.91) 1st SP: Love Is A Bitch/Seven Nation Army / FP: Duelling Banjos/Down The Road 3Lz+1Eu+3F
Heung Lai Zhao Hong Kong JGP Richmond - 18th (121.66) SP: Two Steps from Hell medley / FP: Cloud 3S+2T
*Vansh Bhatia India SP: Last Christmas / FP: Biba Marshmellow b Pritam
Muhammad Dwi Rizqy Apolianto Indonesia JGP Richmond - 20th (96.88) SP: The Holiday (soundtrack) / FP: I'll Keep You Safe 3Lo+2T
*Nikita Kovalenko Israel 37th Volvo Open Cup - 3rd (89.57, N) 3S+2T
Shun Sato Japan Challenge Cup - 1st (199.84) 2nd (J) 12 (S) SP: Arrivee des camionneurs / FP: Romeo and Juliet 3A+3T (also has a 4T)
*Ze Zeng Fang Malaysia SEA Figure Skating Challenge - 1st (29.07, Inter N)
Harrison Bain New Zealand JGP Richmond - 17th (144.77) 1st SP: The Swan / FP: Fever/Sway 3S+2T
Jaeseok Kyeong South Korea Lombardia Trophy - 9th (181.77, S) 5th (S) SP: Per Te / FP: Fever/Sway 2A+3T+2T
Gleb Lutfullin Russia Skate Victoria - 1st (206.84) 13th SP: Vabanque (soundtrack) / FP: Moonlight Sonata 3A+3T (also has a 4S)
Matvei Vetlugin Russia JGP Richmond - 6th - (184.78) 17th SP: Per Te / FP: The Greatest Showman (soundtrack) 3Lz+1Eu+3S
Pagil Yie Ken Sng Singapore Golden Spin - 6th (112.70) 1t (S) SP: I Love You / FP: A Million Dreams/The Greatest Show 3S+2T
*Casper Johansson Sweden 30th Golden Bear (115.71, N) 3rd SP: I Can't Dance / FP: Tango de Roxanne/Assassin's Tango 3Lz+2T+2Lo
Mykhailo Rudkovskyi Ukraine Jégvirág Cup - 1st (128.84) 6th (S) 7th (N) SP: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini / FP: Exogenesis Symphony Part III Redemption 2A+1Eu+3S
Ryan Dunk USA JGP Yerevan- 4th (195.30) 1st SP: The Blower's Daughter / FP: Io Ci Saro 3F+3T
*Joseph Klein USA 4th (N) SP: Paint It Black / FP: Feeling Good
*Ilia Malinin USA Asian Open Figure Skating Trophy - 1st (116.71, N) 3rd (N) SP: Make It Rain / FP: Writing on the Wall 3Lz+2T


* Junior debut

Team Country Notable Results 18/19 Nationals Program Information
Gabrielle Levesque / Pier-Alexandre Hudon Canada JGP Linz - 8th (126.61) 3rd SP: Living For The City/Higher Ground / FP: The Storm
Brooke Mcintosh / Brandon Toste Canada Junior Worlds - 10th (132.43) 2nd SP: Everybody Wants To Rule The World / FP: Piano Fantasy
*Huidi Wang / Ziqi Jia China 4th (S) SP: Chariots of Fire / FP: Introduction Et Rondo Capriccioso op. 28
Yuchen Wang / Yihang Huang China Russian-Chinese Winter Games - 4th (127.70) SP: Fly Me to the Moon / FP: Pirates of the Caribbean (soundtrack)
Cleo Hamon / Denys Strekalin France 37th Volvo Open Cup - 1st (142.15, S) 1st SP: Bang Bang / FP: Notre-Dame de Paris (Fabian Bourzat)
Kseniia Akhanteva / Valerii Kolesov Russia JGP Ostrava - 1st (184.73) 10th (S) SP: Interstellar (soundtrack) / FP: Shine On You Crazy Diamond
Apollinariia Panfilova / Dmitry Rylov Russia Junior Worlds - 2nd (188.17) 3rd (J) 7th (S) SP: The Matrix soundtrack / FP: No One Ever Called Me That
Alina Pepeleva / Roman Pleshkov Russia Russian-Chinese Winter Games - 1st (165.63) 4th SP: L.O.V.E. / FP: Romeo and Juliet (soundtrack)
Kate Finster / Balazs Nagy USA Junior Worlds - 11th (132.29) 2nd SP: Hallelujah / FP: To Build a Home/Rain in Your Black Eyes
*Isabelle Martins / Ryan Bedard USA 3rd SP: My Romance/Skokiaan / FP: Never Enough

Ice Dance

* Junior debut

Team Country Notable Results 18/19 Nationals Program Information
Irina Galiyanova / Grayson Lochhead Canada JGP Kaunas - 7th (138.58) 7th RD: Bonnie & Clyde / FD: Nitty Gritty/Clubbed To Death/Straight To Memphis
Miku Makita / Tyler Gunara Canada JGP Richmond - 8th (127.80) 9th RD: Hairspray / FD: Don't Know How To Love You/I'll Take Care Of You
Natalie Taschlerova / Filip Taschler Czech Republic Four Nationals Championship - 1st (138.19) 1st RD: An American In Paris/42nd Street / FP: Place de la Republique/Sand
*Emily Bratti / Mathieu Couyras France FD: Peaceful Perfection/November
Sasha Fear / George Waddell Great Britain Egna Dance Trophy - 3rd (145.55) 1st RD: Singin' In The Rain / FD: An American In Paris
*Katica Kedves / Fedor Sharonov Hungary Open Ice Mall Cup - 4th (104.98, N) 1st (N) RD: Paris Holds the Key (To Your Heart)/Top Hat, White Tie and Tails / FD: I'm Still Loving You
*Harshita Rawtani / Vansh Bhatia India RD: Maps/Something There / FD: Biba
Mariia Nosovitskaya / Mikhail Nosovitskiy Israel 37th Volvo Open Cup - 13th (119.87) 1st SP: Mary Poppins / FP: La Strada (soundtrack)
Sara Campanini / Francesco Riva Italy Open d'Andorra - 2nd (135.06) 2nd FD: Experience
*Utana Yoshida / Shingo Nishiyama Japan RD: A Chorus Line / FD: Don Quixote
Diana Davis / Gleb Smolkin Russia Russian-Chinese Winter Games - 2nd (155.20) 9th RD: Everybody Wants To Be A Cat / FD: Peter Cincotti medley
Ella Ales / Daniel Tsarik USA Bavarian Open - 5th (134.31) 7th RD: Cabaret / FD: I'll Take Care Of You
*Anna Lavrova / Maxwell Gart USA RD: The King and I / FD: The Theory of Everything OST
Avonley Nguyen / Vadym Kolesnik USA Junior Worlds - 4th (167.90) 2nd RD: Aladdin The Musical / FD: Piano Concerto No. 2 (Rachmaninoff)


Skater Country Notable Results 18/19 Nationals Program Information Notable Jumps
Chiara Balbo Argentina Open d'Andorra - 13th (84.77) SP: La vie en rose / FP: Cheek to Cheek/Love Is Here To Stay/Top Hat, White Tie and Tails
*Victoria Alcantara Australia Oceania International Novice - 2nd (85.28) 2nd (N) SP: Suite from Swan Lake / FP: Overture (Mary Poppins) (According to IG: 3S)
Beverly Wooden Azerbaijan Open Ice Mall Cup - 5th (136.94) SP: Tears of an Angel / FP: I Surrender 2A+1Eu+3S (training 4S on harness)
Alexandra Feigin Bulgaria Sofia Trophy - 1st (193.40, S) 1st (S) SP: Schindler's List (soundtrack)/Horizons / FP: Grand Hotel Budapest (soundtrack)/Passagers 3Lz+3T
Emily Bausback Canada JGP Kaunas - 12th (129.60) 10th (S) SP: Everywhere / FP: My Heart Will Go On 2A+3T
Mandy Chiang Chinese Taipei Warsaw Cup - 2nd (133.46) 2nd SP: Bei mir bist du schoen / Czardas 3F+1u+2F
Hana Cvijanovic Croatia Golden Bear - 14th (130.86, S) 3Lo+2T
Molly Robotham Great Britain Jégvirág Cup - 5th (108.69) 8th SP: One Day I'll Fly Away / FP: My Immortal 2A+2T+2T
Hiu Lok Chow Hong Kong JGP Ostrava - 30th (94.14) SP: La Califfa (soundtrack) / FP: Howl's Moving Castle (soundtrack)
Júlia Láng Hungary Junior Worlds - 14th (153.24) 2nd SP: Romeo and Juliet / FP: Malaguena 3T+3T (training a 3A)
Aldis Kara Bergsdottir Iceland Reykjavík International Games - 2nd (108.45) 2nd SP: Grandioso / FP: Tristan and Isolde 2F+2T+2Lo
*Harshita Rawtani India SP: Better When I'm Dancin' / FP: I'm Alive
Savika Refa Zahira Indonesia Asian Open Figure Skating Trophy - 11th (89.72) SP: Bahasa Kalbu / FP: Arabian Nights - Aladdin.Wav (Epic Version)/Speechless Scott
Maya Gorodnitsky Israel Open Ice Mall Cup - 4th (137.73) 4th SP: Sarabande / FP: L'Aigle Noir 3F+2T
Lucrezia Gennaro Italy Sofia Trophy - 2nd (157.79, S) 5th (S) SP: Sola / FP: Dark Piano Limbo/Mad World/Dark Piano Mother 3S+1Eu+2F
*Mana Kawabe Japan SP: You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch / FP: Black Swan 2A+3T (has landed 3A in training)
*Azusa Tanaka Japan 7th (N) SP: Csardas Gypsy Dance / FP: Pride and Predjudice (soundtrack) 3Lz
*Abigail Liew Malaysia
Andrea Montesinos Cantu Mexico U.S. International Figure Skating Classic - 11th (138.82) 3Lz+2T
*Danielle Gebser New Zealand 5th SP: Queen Medley / FP: Chicago (soundtrack)
*Andrea Pakarek Peru SP: Guerilleros / FP: One Moment in Time
Diane Gabrielle Panlilio Philippines JGP Richmond - 21st (89.51) 2nd SP: Sweet Charity Medley / FP: Titanic (soundtrack)
*Seoyeon Ji South Korea 7th (S) SP: Danse Macbabre / FP: lovely/Gangster's Paradise 3Lz+3T at JGP selection
*Yeonjeong Park South Korea 1st SP: I'll Never Love Again / FP: The Arena 3Lz+3T at JGP selection
Anastasia Tarakanova Russia JGP Richmond - 2nd (190.69) 7th (J) 13th (S) SP: House of the Rising Sun / FP: Frida (soundtrack) 3Lz+1Lo+3S
Yee Shin Charlotte Lim Singapore 6th SP: Beethoven's Last Night / FP: Harry Potter (soundtrack)
Emilie Ling Sweden 37th Volvo Open Cup - 2nd (140.63) 1st SP: River Flows in You / FP: A Thousand Times Good Night (Romeo and Juliet) 3S+2T
Nicole Wigger Switzerland Christmas Cup - 11th (106.28) 1st SP: Caught Out in the Rain / FP: Love Story (soundtrack) 3Lz+3Lo< (rotated in training)
*Pantaree Sutcharit Thailand Asian Open Figure Skating Trophy - 11th (78.83, N) SP: Don't Rain On My Parade / FP: East of Eden (soundtrack)
Jessica Lin USA Kempen Trophy - 2nd (129.24) SP: The Last Emperor/Merry Christmas / FP: Asian Dream Song/View of Silence 3F+2T+2Lo / 3T+3T
*Alysa Liu USA Asian Open Figure Skating Trophy - 1st (138.45, N) 1st (S) SP: Don't Rain On My Parade / FP: New World Symphony 3A+2T / 3Lz+1Eu+3S (has a 4Lz in her program content during summer competitions)
Emilia Murdock USA Golden Bear - 2nd (176.87) 3rd SP: Black and Gold / FP: Tangosain/Yo Soy Maria 3Lz+2T

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