The World Team Championship will be held in Osaka, Japan, from 15 to 18 April 2021. At the same time, the organizers of the competition promise to admit spectators to the stands. According to the regulations, six strongest national teams take part in the tournament according to the rating of the International Figure Skating Federation. At the moment, these are Russia, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Italy. However, recently it became known that instead of the Chinese team, the reserve team, France, will take part in the World Cup.
Each team will be represented by two representatives in women’s and men’s single skating, as well as one sports and dance pair.
From Russia to the World Team Championship announced:
- Women: Anna Shcherbakova, Elizaveta Tuktamysheva;
- Men: Mikhail Kolyada, Evgeny Semenenko;
- Sports couples: Anastasia Mishina and Alexander Gallyamov;
- Dancing on Ice: Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov…
It should be noted that the prize fund of the tournament will be $ 1 million. The winning team will receive $ 200,000, and the sixth-place winner will receive $ 130,000.
April 15 (Thursday)
April 16 (Friday)
- 22.00 Sports couples short program
- 23.25 Ice Dancing, Free Dance
- 01.00 Free program (men)
April 17 (Saturday)
- 21.15 Sports couples, free program
- 22.50 Free program (women)