Zhang, Toth withdraw from U.S. Championships
Injury will keep team off the ice in Greensboro; Baga also withdraws
|Felicia Zhang still plans to compete in the senior ladies event. (Paul Harvath)|
By U.S. Figure Skating
(01/23/2011) - Colorado Springs, Colo. (January 23, 2011) - 2010 U.S. junior pairs champions Felicia Zhang and Taylor Toth announced Sunday that they have withdrawn from the senior pairs competition at the 2011 AT&T U.S. Figure Skating Championships because of injury. Zhang is suffering from bruised ribs, which prevent her from performing many of the required elements for pairs. Zhang still plans to compete in senior ladies. She placed sixth in junior ladies at the 2010 U.S. Championships. Kiri Baga, the 2009 U.S. novice champion, announced today that she has withdrawn from the senior ladies competition due to left Achilles tendinopathy.