Antony Cheng

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Template:Infobox figure skater Antony Cheng (born December 29, 1997) is a Senior Canadian and International figure skater.[1]

He is the 2015 Canadian Figure Skating Championships Junior men Canadian National Silver Medalist and Coupe du Printemps Luxembourg 2016, Junior men champion.[1]

About Cheng[edit | hide all | hide | edit source]

Antony Cheng was born on December 29, 1997 in Vancouver, British Columbia and grew up in Toronto, Ontario.[1]

Cheng has been skating since the age of 7 and represents Canada internationally. He is a 3 Time National Championship medalist and the 2016 ISU Coupe du Printemps Junior men Champion. He is best knownTemplate:By whom for his performance, choreography, musicality and engaging step sequences.Template:Failed verification[1][2][3]


Personal best scores:

Short Program : 66.68

(Technical 34.11 / Program Components 32.57) (BC Summerskate 2015, Junior)

Free Program: 117.32

(Technical 56.44 / Program Components 60.88) (Canadian Championships 2015, Junior) (Program Components best: 63.54)

Combined Total - 178.64 (BC Summerskate 2015, Junior)[1][3][4]

Skating career[edit | hide | edit source]

Antony Cheng began skating by playing hockey at the age seven (2005) and later switched to figure skating when he was eight in Toronto, Ontario. He has trained at the Richmond Training Center with former coach Ken Rose, then at the York Region skating academy and the Thornhill figure skating club with coach Katerina Papafotiou representing Central Ontario where he won almost all of the provincial sectional titles from Pre-juvenile to senior, 2 Ontario Winter Games titles and had the opportunity to compete at the 2011 Canada Winter Games in Halifax.[5][6] Cheng also trained at Champs International skating club of BC with coaches Joanne McLeod and Neil Wilson in Vancouver, British Columbia during the summers, since 2010.

In 2012, Cheng claimed the Pre-Novice Canadian Championship title, the following year he won the bronze medal at the Novice Canadian Championships, and in 2015, was the Junior Canadian National Silver medalist.[1][2][3]

Cheng made his international debut representing Canada in 2015 where he finished 13th at the Junior Grand Prix in USA and won his first international ISU gold medal at the Coupe Du Printemps, Luxembourg 2016 in Junior.[2][7]

In 2015, Cheng also made his senior debut in Canada.[3]

In the summer of 2016, Cheng moved to Champs International and switched to skate out of BC/YK and finished 3rd at the BC/YK Sectional Championships and 8th at the Skate Canada Challenge earning a spot at the 2017 Senior National Championships where he finished 18th out of 21 in all of Canada.[4]


Cheng has also missed a couple international assignments in 2013 (Mladost Trophy, Croatia) and 2015 (Skate Canada Autumn Classic) due to ankle injuries and stress fractures.[8]

Competitive Highlights[edit | hide | edit source]

International[1][2][6][7][14][15]
Event 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Coupe du Printemps 1st J.
JGP Colorado Springs 13th
Skate Canada Autumn Classic J. WD
Mladost Trophy N. WD
Skate Detroit USA 3rd J. 2nd J. 6th. J
National[1][4][5][6][8][16][17][18]
Canadian Championships 5th P. 1st P. 3rd N. 15th J. 2nd J. 18th
Skate Canada Challenge 13th N. 7th J. 3rd J. 15th 8th
Canada Winter Games 4th P.
Ontario Winter Games 1st Jv. 1st P.
BC/YK Sectionals 3rd
Central Ontario Sectionals 1st Jv. 1st P. 3rd N. 2nd J. 1st J. 3rd
Levels: Jv. = Juvenile P. = Pre Novice, N. = Novice, J. = Junior; WD: Withdrew
JGP: Junior Grand Prix

Full Competitive History of Accomplishments:[1][3][4][5][14][15]

  • Jan. 2017: Senior Men Canadian Championships Competitor 18th
  • Dec. 2016: Senior Men Skate Canada Challenge 8th
  • Nov. 2016: Senior Men BC/YK Sectional Bronze Medalist - 174.06
  • Mar. 2016: ISU Coupe du Printemps, Luxembourg, Junior Men Champion
  • Nov. 2015: Senior Men Central Ontario Sectional Bronze Medalist
  • Sep. 2015: ISU International Junior Grand Prix Colorado Springs, USA – 13th place
  • 2015: U.S. Skate Detroit Junior Men Silver Medalist
  • Jan. 2015: Junior Men Canadian National Silver Medalist - 176.96
  • Dec. 2014: Junior Men Skate Canada Challenge Bronze Medalist
  • Nov. 2014: Junior Men Central Ontario Sectional Champion
  • Jul. 2014: U.S. Skate Detroit Junior Men Bronze Medalist
  • Jan. 2014: Junior Men National Competitor
  • Nov. 2013: Junior Men Central Ontario Sectional Silver Medalist
  • Jan. 2013: Novice Men Canadian National Bronze Medalist - 120.18
  • Nov. 2012: Novice Men Central Ontario Sectional Bronze Medalist
  • Mar. 2012: Richmond Hill Sports Champion Award
  • Mar. 2012: Ontario Winter Games Pre-Novice Men Champion
  • Dec. 2011: Pre-Novice Men Canadian National Champion
  • Nov. 2011: Pre-Novice Men Central Ontario Sectional Champion
  • Feb. 2011: Canada Winter Games Pre-Novice Men – 4th place
  • Dec. 2010: Pre-Novice Men National Championships – 5th place
  • Nov. 2010: Pre-Novice Men Central Ontario Sectional Champion
  • Mar. 2010: Ontario Winter Games Juvenile Men Champion
  • Nov. 2009: Juvenile Men Central Ontario Sectional Champion
  • Feb. 2009: COS STARSkate Junior Bronze Men Champion
  • Nov: 2009: Pre-Juvenile Men Central Ontario Sectional Silver Medalist

Accolades & Awards[edit | hide | edit source]

2015: Recipient of Skate Canada Johnny Esaw International Competition Grant 2015: Recipient of Skate Canada Bryan and Baldwin International Junior Competition Grant 2015: Quest for Gold, Ontario Athlete Assistance Program – Recipient of Ontario Card 2015: Skate Canada National Development Team Member 2015: Ontario High Performance Sport Initiative Supported Athlete 2015: Skate Canada – Central Ontario Section (COS) International Assignment Bursary Award 2015: Junior Men National Silver Medalist - Skate Canada High Performance Grant 2015: Recipient of COS Development Grant 2015: Junior Men National Silver Medalist - COS Podium Placement Award 2015: Gold Medal Performance at COS Team Elite – Podium Placement Bursary Award 2015: Junior Men Skate Canada Challenge Bronze Medalist – COS Podium Placement Award 2014: Bronze Medal Performance at COS Team Elite – Podium Placement Bursary Award 2013: Quest for Gold, Ontario Athlete Assistance Program – Recipient of Ontario Card 2013: Ontario High Performance Sport Initiative Supported Athlete 2013: Skate Canada National Development Team Member 2013: Novice Men National Bronze Medalist – Skate Canada High Performance Grant 2013: Novice Men National Bronze Medalist – COS Podium Placement Award 2012: Richmond Hill Sports Champion Award 2012: Pre-Novice Men National Champion – COS Podium Placement Award 2012: Pre-Novice Men COS Sectional Champion – Skate Canada Barbara Graham Fund Award 2012: Pre-Novice Men COS Sectional Champion – COS Ruth Phillips Award 2012: Ontario Winter Games Pre-Novice Men Champion – COS Gold Medal Performance Bursary Award 2011: Pre-Novice Men COS Sectional Champion – Skate Canada Barbara Graham Fund Award 2011: Gold Medal Performance at COS Team Elite – Podium Placement Bursary Award 2011: Pre-Novice Men COS Sectional Champion – COS Ruth Phillips Award 2010: Gold Medal Performance at COS Future Stars – Podium Placement Bursary Award 2010: Ontario Winter Games Juvenile Men Champion – COS Gold Medal Performance Bursary Award 2010: Juvenile Men COS Sectional Champion – Elvis Stojko Award 2009: COS STARSkate Championships Junior Bronze Men Champion – COS Georgina Skating Club Award

Invited Ice Shows[edit | hide | edit source]

May 9, 2015: COS Margaret Garrison Memorial Ice Show and Awards Ceremony March 29, 2015: Bewdley Skating Club, Annual Skating Carnival March 28, 2015: Bolton Skating Club, Annual Skating Carnival May 4, 2013: COS Margaret Garrison Memorial Ice Show and Awards Ceremony

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External Links and Contact[edit | hide | edit source]

  • Antony Cheng YouTube [1]
  • Antony Cheng Instagram [2]
  • Antony Cheng Facebook