2014 International Retirements/Splits

The post-Olympic off-season is often full of retirements and partner changes and this year has been exceptionally busy with several high profile switches.  I’ve chronicled all the changes here and feel free to leave anyone I’ve missed in the comments.

 

Ladies

Amelia Lacoste, CAN–retired

Elena Glebova, EST–retired

Lena Marrocco, FRA–retired

Jenna McCorkell, GBR–retired

Carolina Kostner, ITA–sitting out season

Mao Asada, JPN–sitting out season

Yuna Kim, KOR–retired

Ksenia Makarova, RUS–retired

 

Men

Patrick Chan, CAN–sitting out Grand Prix

Viktor Pfeifer, AUT–retired

Tomas Verner, CZE–retired

Brian Joubert, FRA–retired

Paul Bonifacio Parkinson, ITA–retired

Kento Nakamura, JPN–retired

Nobunari Oda, JPN–retired

Daisuke Takahashi, JPN–sitting out season

Evgeni Plusheno, RUS–retired, sitting out Grand Prix/season

 

Pairs

Lawrence/Swiegers, CAN–split

Moore-Towers/Moscovitch, CAN–split

Purdy/Marinaro, CAN–split, she retired

Purich/Tran, CAN–split

Pang/Tong, CHN–retired

Zabijako/Zaboev, EST–split

Popova/Massot, FRA–split

Savchenko/Szolkowy, GER–split, he retired

Davidovich/Krasnopolski, ISR–split

Berton/Hotarek, ITA–split

Bazarova/Larionov, RUS–split

Davankova/Deputat, RUS–split

Gerboldt/Enbert, RUS–split

 

Savchenko/Massot, ?–new team, must sit out at least one season due to one skater switching countries

Liubov Iliushechkina/Moscovitch, CAN–new team, awaiting her release from Russian federation

Moore-Towers/Marinaro, CAN–new team, assigned to the Grand Prix

Danielle Montalbano/Daniel Raad, ISR–new team

Bazarova/Deputat, RUS–new team–assigned to the Grand Prix

Davankova/Enbert, RUS–new team, assigned to the Grand Prix

Zabijako/Larionov, RUS–new team, must sit out at least one season due to one skater switching countries

Marissa Castelli/Tran, USA–new team, must sit out at least one season due to one skater switching countries

Gerboldt/Brian Joubert, RUS–new team, must sit out at least one season due to one skater switching countries

Valentina Marchei/Hotarek, ITA–new team

 

Dance

O’Brien/Merriman, AUS–retired

Ralph/Hill, CAN–split, she retired

Virtue/Moir, CAN–sitting out Grand Prix

Mysliveckova/Brown, CZE–split, he retired

Carron/Jones, FRA–presumed split and/or retired

Pechalat/Bourzat, FRA–retired

Kolbe/Caruso, GER–split, she retired

Alessandrini/Vaturi, ITA–split

Bernardi/Mior, ITA–split

Busi/Fabbri, ITA–split

Sforza/Fioretti, ITA–split

Uzurova/Ali, KAZ–split

Tobias/Stagniunas, LTU–split, he retired

Plutowska/Gerber, POL–split

Ilinykh/Katsalapov, RUS–split

Pushkash/Guerreiro, RUS–split

Riazanova/Tkachenko, RUS–split

Sinitsina/Zhiganshin, RUS–split

Elsener/Roost, SUI–split, he retired

Heekin-Canedy/Dun, UKR–he retired

 

Riazanova/Vaturi, ITA–new team, will need to sit out at least one season and await release from Russian federation

Ilinykh/Zhiganshin, RUS–new team, assigned to the Grand Prix

Sinitsina/Katsalapov, RUS–new team, training with Marina Zoueva, assigned to the Grand Prix

Tobias/Tkachenko, RUS/ISR?–new team, will need to sit out at least one season due to her switching countries

Peroline Ojardias/Michael Bramante, FRA–new team, training with Marina Zoueva

Laura Bonacorsi/Fioretti, ITA–new team, training with Marina Zoueva

Mysliveckova/Pavel Kaska, CZE–new team, training with Marina Zoueva

Taylor Tran/Saulius Ambrulevicius, LTU–new team, training with Marina Zoueva