Although the calendar of the international figure skating competition approved by the ISU adjusts its consideration of the situation of coronavirus. As it is, the situation is such that two stages of the Junior Grand Prix, which was held in Edmonton, Canada from 26 to 29 August in košice Slovak (2-5 September) is cancelled.
And immediately in ISA asked the representatives of Latvia to hold the Junior stage in Riga after the completion of all remaining in the calendar stages. Request has been accepted.
According to unofficial information, the Edmonton would like to take juniors later if you allow the epidemiological situation.
So, the tournament in Budapest, which starts on schedule on September 9, will be or should be the long-awaited first stage of the Junior Grand Prix series. The decision to hold (or not hold) will the ISA Executive Committee at their online meeting on 6 July.
Remind: the start of the first adult stage of the Grand Prix “Skate America” is scheduled for October 23. Moscow is waiting for the skaters on the “Cup of Rostelecom” on November 20-22. Time, it seems, quite yet. I want to believe that this amount is enough.
and the final of the adult and youth Grand Prix schedule takes Beijing from 10 to 13 December.
it is Also worth adding that the international skating Union announced that this year award ISU Skating Awards will be held in online format.
the Winners of the ISU will be called on July 11. The prize is awarded in seven categories: most valuable skater, best costume, most interesting programme, best newcomer, best choreographer, best trainer award for career achievement.
Originally the ceremony was to be held after the world Cup in 2020, but was cancelled due to pandemic coronavirus.