Canada has historically done very well at the junior world championships with a total of 33 medals, including three men’s titles, a women’s crown, three pairs gold medals, and one ice dance championship since the inaugural event in 1976. The last acquisition was the silver in Junior Pairs, gained in 2013 Worlds by Margaret Purdy /Michael Marinaro.
The attention at the 2014 Junior Worlds in Sofia is turned actually to Nam Nguyen. The boy made history when at 12, defeated skaters seven years his senior to become the youngest person to win the Canadian junior men’s figure skating title. Now it will be his third participation at Junior Worlds (12th last year). The 15-–year-old Toronto skater ranked 5th among the Canadian veterans such as reigning world champion Patrick Chan at the 2014 National senior Championships, informs isujworlds2014.bsf.bg.
Junior Men: Nam Nguyen, Roman Sadovsky
Substitutes: Mitchell Gordon, Lesley Ip
Junior Ladies: Alaine Chartrand , Julianne Seguin
Substitutes: Larkyn Austman, Madeline Dunley, Julianne Delaurier
Junior Pairs: Julianne Seguin/Charlie Bilodeau, Tara Hancherow/Wesley Killing, Mary Orr/, Phelan Simpson
Junior Ice Dance: Madeline Edwards/Zhaokai Pang, Mackenzie Bent/ Garett MacKeen,
Substitutes: Brianna Delmaestro/Timothy Lum, Danielle Wu/Spencer Soo, Carolane Soucisse/Simon Tanguay