Canadian figure skaters travel to Moscow for Rostelecom Cup

OTTAWA, ON: Skate Canada will send one entry in men’s and one entry in ladies to Moscow, Russia, for the fourth stop on the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating. The Rostelecom Cup will take place from November 14-16, 2014, at the Luzhniki Small Sports Arena.

Jeremy Ten, 25, Vancouver, B.C., will be the Canadian entry in men’s. This season, Ten won bronze at the inaugural Skate Canada Autumn Classic International. Last season, the representative of Grandview Skating Club won bronze at the 2013 Nebelhorn Trophy, and placed ninth at the 2014 ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships. He is coached by Joanne McLeod and Neil Wilson at the Champs International Skating Centre.

Alaine Chartrand, 18, Prescott, Ont., will represent Canada in the ladies category. Earlier this season, she placed seventh at her first assignment on the ISU Senior Grand Prix circuit, Skate Canada International, and placed fourth at the U.S. International Figure Skating Classic. She is coached by Michelle Leigh and Leonid Birinberg, and trains at the Nepean Skating Club.

Petra Burka of Toronto, Ont., will be the Canadian team leader at the event, and physiotherapist Mike McMurray of Oak Bluff, Man., will be the Canadian medical staff. André-Marc Allainof Gatineau, Que., will be the sole Canadian official at the event.

For results and full entries, please visit www.isu.org.

CANADIAN ENTRIES AT 2014 ROSTELECOM CUP

Discipline Name Age Hometown Club Coach
Men’s Jeremy Ten 25 Vancouver, B.C. Grandview SC Joanne McLeod / Neil Wilson
Ladies Alaine Chartrand 18 Prescott, Ont. Nepean Skating Club Michelle Leigh / Leonid Birinberg
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