The Grand Prix Series is a six-fixture occasion that qualifies the highest six skaters and groups in every self-discipline for the Grand Prix Final in December.
- Last Updated: August 5, 2020, 12:09 PM IST
Figure skating’s Grand Prix Series will happen as scheduled in October and November, however can be run as occasions focused at home skaters to restrict journey amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Skating Union (ISU) introduced on Tuesday.
The Grand Prix Series, held yearly since 1995, is a six-fixture occasion that qualifies the highest six skaters and groups in every self-discipline for the Grand Prix Final in December.
The ISU stated that occasions within the United States, Canada, France, Russia, China, and Japan can be restricted to skaters of the host nation, those who practice within the host nation and people from geographical areas not topic to journey restrictions by the host nation.
“The (ISU) Council considered a proposal received from the six organising ISU Members of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series,” the game’s governing physique stated in an announcement on Tuesday.
“The Council agreed in precept to the proposal that every particular person … occasion of the season 2020/21 turns into a home run occasion.
The governing physique additionally stated it will talk about with its Chinese counterparts whether or not and when the Grand Prix Final, scheduled to happen in Beijing as one of many designated check occasions for the 2022 Winter Olympics within the metropolis, can go forward.
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