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World Figure Skating Championships 2023: Preview, Schedule and Live TV Channel

Figure Skating Championships

With no Olympics this year, the biggest skating event of the year, ‘the 2023 world Figure Skating championships,’ is set to officially kick-off off today, Sunday, March 26, at the 20,0000 seated Saitama Super Arena in Japan.

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  • Venue: Saitama Super Arena, Japan
  • Venue Capacity: 20,000 Seats
  • Date: Wednesday, March 22, 2023 – Sunday, March 26, 2023
  • TV: CBC

Canadian Pair of Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier is another pair to give proper challenge in their discipline. They won the Grand Prix final and would be eyeing the World title.

Isabeau Levito, a 16-year-old defending champion from the United States in the world junior discipline, is entering the championship ranked fourth and will be looking to become the youngest world medalist since 2014. I8-year-old Ilia Malinin, who became the first saker to land a quadruple, is seeded second in the men’s field behind defending champion and the Grand Prix Final winner, Shoma Uno.

How To Watch 2023 World Figure Skating Championships Live Online

The 2023 World Figure Skating Championship will be streamed live through the following streaming services and TV channels:

  • United States: Peacock/
  • Canada: CBC
  • Japan: Fuji TV/J Sports
  • China: CCTV
  • United Kingdom: Eurospor
  • Switzerland: SRG
  • Australia: SBS

World Figure Skating Championships Preview:

Sakamoto and Uno Shoma won the women’s singles and Men’s singles categories, respectively. The U.S. skating team won the Gold medal in Pairs for the first time in 1979. At the 2023 World Figure Skating Championships, second-ranked duo Brandon Frazier and Alexa Knierim will be looking to become a duo from their nation to win multiple gold medals in this discipline.

After winning silver medals last year, the world number one ranked duo of Ryuichi Kihara, and Riku Miura will be looking to become the first Paris world title for Japan. Grand Prix Final winner Mai Mihara and Reigning world champion Kaori Sakamoto duo is another pair looking to win the world title for Japan on home soil.

However, there is some competition they’ll be facing from the 2022 World Figure Skating Championship Silver medal winner Loena Hendricks, a 23-year-old Belgian Skater who is entering the tournament after winning another silver.

Silver medal winner in 2015, bronze in 2016, and in 2022, Madison Chock and Evan Bates recorded the world’s top score at last month’s Four Continents Championships in Colorado Springs. They would be looking forward to winning the first gold medal for their nation.

2023 World Figure Skating Championships Schedule:

After practice games, the first official game of the 2023 World Figure Skating Championships will be played today. Below is the complete schedule of the 2023 World Figure Skating Championships:

Wednesday, March 22, 2023:

Pairs – Short Program – 11:00

Opening on Ice – 15:00

Women – Short Program – 15:50

Thursday, March 23, 2023:

Pairs – Free Skating – 11:00

Men – Short Program – 15:50

Friday, March 24, 2023:

Ice Dance – Rhythm Dance – 11:00

Women – Free Skating – 17:20

Saturday, March 25, 2023:

Ice Dance – Free Dance – 12:30

Men – Free Skating – 17:20

Sunday, March 26, 2023:

Gala Exhibition – 15:00

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