la Glace, la Glisse, la Passion

Actualités, Actualités Fédérales Consequences of the cancellation of the Free Skating/Free Dance at the ISU Grand Prix of...

Consequences of the cancellation of the Free Skating/Free Dance at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating event, Trophée Eric Bompard 2015, Bordeaux France

Actualités, Actualités Fédérales

Following the attacks in Paris, France on November 13, 2015, the Minister of Interior Affairs of France, Mr. Bernard Cazeneuve, and the Mayor of Bordeaux, Mr. Alain Juppe, informed the French Ice Skating Federation (FFSG) and the delegate of the International Skating Union (ISU) present in Bordeaux, that the competitions of November 14, 2015 and the exhibition of November 15, 2015 of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating event in France, the “Trophée Eric Bompard 2015” in Bordeaux, had to be cancelled due to the state of emergency and national mourning days in France.

The ISU acknowledged the decision. Accordingly, while the Short Program/Short Dance segments had been completed on Friday, November 13, 2015, the rest of the event, namely the Free Skating/Free Dance segments scheduled for November 14 and the Exhibition Gala, scheduled for November 15, 2015 were cancelled.

According to Article 17, paragraph 1. r) of the ISU Constitution, the ISU Council unanimously agreed upon several measures related to the Trophée Eric Bompard 2015

  1. ISU World Standing/Ranking Points and Prize Money
  2. Qualification Criteria ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final and Tie Breaking Criteria
  3. Exceptional Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final qualification criteria

ISU Communication 1980 is available on the ISU website and contains the detailed measures.

Comments are closed.