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Vash01
10-09-2011, 01:34 AM
While watching the JGP I often wonder how many of these talented young skaters will actually make it in the seniors.

Junior world champs that later won world or Olympic title later at the senior level are not many, when you consider that they too compete every year.

Men:

Yagudin
Plushenko
Kulik (OGM only; no world title)
Takahashi

Ladies:

Michelle Kwan
Irina Slutskaya
Kristi Yamaguchi (she won the pairs but not sure if she won singles as a junior)
Yu na kim
Mao Asada
Miki Ando
Midori Ito (did she win a junior world title?)


Pairs:
Gordeeva-Grinkov
Savchenko with another partner


Ice dance:

Virtue -Moir
Domnina-Shabalin
Kostomorov with another partner

Proustable
10-09-2011, 01:40 AM
Todd Eldridge
Elaine Zayak
Rosalynn Summers
Yuka Sato
Underhill/Martini
Ingo Steuer
Petrova/Sikharulidze (senior titles with other partners)
Grishuk/Platov (junior titles with other partners)
Anissina/Averbukh (senior titles with other partners)
Domina/Shabalin

MikiAndoFan#1
10-09-2011, 01:41 AM
Men
Todd Eldredge

Ladies
Yuka Sato
Elaine Zayak

Ice Dance
Domnina & Shabalin

Midori did not win a junior world title. :)

Vash01
10-09-2011, 01:43 AM
I had listed Domnina-Shabalin in the OP.

shsocu
10-09-2011, 01:47 AM
Yamaguchi did win the pairs and singles titles in 1988.

essence_of_soy
10-09-2011, 01:49 AM
Thank goodness for Wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Junior_Figure_Skating_Championships


Others include (with senior year wins in brackets)

Men

1980 Alexander Fadeev / (1985)
1984 Viktor Petrenko / (1992) OG in 1992
1988 Todd Eldredge / (1996)

Boitano never won junior worlds, btw. He was third in 1978

Ladies:

1979 Elaine Zayak (1982)
1980 Rosalynn Sumners (1983)
1988 Kristi Yamaguchi (1991, 1992) OG in 1992
1990 Yuka Sato (1994)

Pairs
1978 Barbara Underhill / Paul Martini (1984)

gkelly
10-09-2011, 01:50 AM
You can find the lists of all the medalists here (http://www.isu.org/vsite/vnavsite/page/directory/0,10853,4844-130366-131674-nav-list,00.html)

Then you'd have to search for names in the Gold column of both junior and senior lists.


Kristi Yamaguchi (she won the pairs but not sure if she won singles as a junior)

Yes, she won both the ladies singles and pairs junior world titles in 1988.

Galindo won the men's singles title in 1987, the year before winning pairs.

Vash01
10-09-2011, 01:56 AM
Thank goodness for Wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Junior_Figure_Skating_Championships


Others include (with senior year wins in brackets)

Men

1980 Alexander Fadeev / (1985)
1984 Viktor Petrenko / (1992) OG in 1992
1988 Todd Eldredge / (1996)

Boitano never won junior worlds, btw. He was third in 1978



i (1984)

Thanks for the correction. I will remove his name from the OP.