skates to seventh place in Grand Prix event
Article courtesy of The Olympic Winter Institute of Australia
Saturday, October 23, 2004
Manzano is in seventh place after the short program of
Skate America, the opening event of the 2004 International
Skating Union Grand Prix of figure skating series.
an impressive result, the ACT skater sits in between Elena
Liashenko of the Ukraine and Susanna Poykio of Finland,
11th and 12th respectively in the World Championships
earlier this year.
the event is Miki Ando of Japan, the 2004 World Junior
Champion and fourth place getter at the 2004 World Titles.
Nikodinov of the United States is in second place, with
17-year-old Alissa Czisny, also from the US, in third.