2010 World Figure Skating Championships

The World Figure Skating Championships 2010 took place from 22 to March 28 in Turin, Italy. Venue was the Torino Palavela.

On 6 November 2007, the International Skating Union ( ISU) was the host of the Winter Olympic Games of 2006 as a host known.

It was the 100th World Cup, which was held.

  • 3.1 Men
  • 3.2 Women
  • 3.3 pairs
  • 3.4 Ice Dancing

Starting places

Following countries were to several places in the World Championships 2010 based on World Cup results of the previous year.


Medal Tally




Date: Wednesday, March 24, 2010 9:30 clock ( short program = KP) and Thursday, March 25, 2010, 18:15 clock ( Freestyle = K)

With Daisuke Takahashi was the first time a Japanese world champion in the men's competition. After the Olympic champion Evan Lysacek and Olympic silver medalist Yevgeny Plyushchenko had canceled their participation in the World Championships, Takahashi was considered a third Olympic and reigning points world record holder as favorite. This favorite role, he was just, he won both the short program and the free skating and was at the end of more than ten points ahead of the Canadian Patrick Chan, the vice - world champion as last year. Takahashi, who had missed the entire last season due to a knee operation tried to jump a quadruple flip, landed him but both. Overall, he showed seven clean triple jumps, including a very high and beautiful triple axel. Used for his routine Takahashi suitable regard to the Italian public the composition of the film La Strada - The Song of the Road by Nino Rota.

After his disappointing performance at the Olympics, the Frenchman Brian Joubert rehabilitated by winning the bronze medal. It was the fifth World Cup in a row, in which Joubert was on the podium and his sixth overall medal.

The Czech Michal Brezina finished with his World Cup debut, in fourth place. For the first time in a World Cup halfway could retrieve his potential and the two-time U.S. champion Jeremy Abbott with fifth place. He was followed by his countryman, the two-time World Junior Champion Adam Rippon, who finished sixth in his debut.

Karrierebestleistungen also showed the Swede Adrian Schultheiss with the ninth and Spaniard Javier Fernández López with the twelfth. Schultheiss showed a creative and consistent freestyle, in which he played a madman and ran into a costume, which should be a straitjacket. The free program was rated by the judges as the seventh best. Fernández López was able to improve his consecutive year placement at a World Cup for the third time, this time by seven places.

The co-favorites for a medal, Nobunari Oda and Takahiko Kozuka of Japan made ​​in contrast to her compatriot Takahashi error. Kozuka, who still stood after the short program to fourth place in the freestyle missed his planned quadruple jump and then lost concentration. He fell back to tenth place. Oda did not even qualify for the freestyle with a disastrous short program.

  • Z = Withdrawn


Date: Friday, March 26, 2010, 09:00 Clock ( short program = KP) and Saturday, March 27, 2010, 12:30 clock ( Freestyle = K)

  • Z = Withdrawn


Date: Tuesday, March 23, 2010, 18:15 Clock ( short program = KP) and Wednesday, March 24, 2010, 18:45 clock ( Freestyle = K)

Ice Dancing

Date: Tuesday, March 23, 2010, 12:00 clock ( Compulsory Dance = PT), Thursday, March 25, 2010, 12:45 Clock ( Original Dance = OT) and Friday, March 26, 2010, 18:45 clock ( Freestyle = K)

  • Z = Withdrawn