ISU 4 Continents Championship begins in Seoul, Korea with the short dance competition

Skaters representing countries in the Americas, Australia, Oceania and Asia have gathered for the first ISU 4 Continents to be held in South Korea's capital, Seoul. Practices began on February 10th with competition beginning on February 12th (Korean time).

The ISU previewed the competition in this article which mentions the return of the Chinese team of Pang and Tong for the pairs competition in Seoul and the upcoming World Championships in Shanghai, China. Skate Canada has provided details on the Canadian team members in this article.

The event schedule and the entries in each discipline can be found on the official results page. Converting times to the Eastern Time Zone in North America means that the first event, the short dance, will begin at 9:30 p.m. on February 11th. The pairs short will begin at 12:10 a.m. on the 12th, followed by the men short at 3:15 a.m. The free dance will begin at 11:30 p.m. on February 12th with the ladies short following at 3 a.m. on the 13th. The pairs free will begin at 12:30 a.m. on February 14th, followed by the men free at 3:30 a.m. The final event, the ladies free will begin at 10:30 p.m. on February 14th.

Highlights of the competition will be provided by both CBC TV and NBC TV on a delayed basis on February 21st.

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