U.S. Figure Skating has announced its ladies selections for the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2021. The teams were selected following the Championship-level ladies competition at the 2021 Toyota U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Las Vegas.
The World Championships are set for March 22-28, 2021, in Stockholm.
Selections, with exception of alternates, are listed in alphabetical order:
Alternate 1 – Amber Glenn
Alternate 2 – Mariah Bell
Alternate 3 – Audrey Shin*
*Pending ISU decision on minimum technical score
Recently crowned the 2021 U.S. ladies champion, Tennell finished sixth and seventh at the 2018 and 2019 World Championships, respectively. She was named to the 2020 World Team, but the competition was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Tennell is also an Olympic bronze medalist in the team event (2018).
Chen will be making her second Worlds appearance after finishing fourth at the 2017 World Championships, which helped secure three ladies entries to the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. Last night, the 2018 Olympian earned the U.S. bronze medal in the ladies event.
The men’s, pairs and ice dance World Team selections will be announced on Sunday evening.