(E) ISU junior Grand Prix figure skating competition in Zagreb
Mikhailova and Sergeev win ice dancing title in junior Grand Prix
Sunday, October 09, 2005
ZAGREB, Croatia (CP) - Russians Natalia Mikhailova and Arkadi Sergeev won the ice dancing title at the ISU junior Grand Prix figure skating competition Sunday and the Canadian team of Sabryna Rettino and Michael Whitehead finished eighth.
Mikhailova and Sergeev posted a winning score of 160.33. Americans Trina Pratt and Todd Giles were second with 155.64 and Russians Kristina Gorshkova and Vitali Butikov with 146.58. Rettino of St-Basile-le-Grand, Que., and Whitehead, from Holland Landing, Ont., compiled a score of 118.41.
Bridget Namiotka and John Coughlin of the U.S. took the pairs title and teammates Julia Vlassov and Drew Meekins were third. The Russian pair of Ksenia Krasilnokova and Konstantin Bezmaternikh was second. There was no Canadian team entered in pairs.