Johnny Weir

Medals

Skating career highlights by season

1996 – 1997 Juvenile Level
Coach: Priscilla Hill
Choreographer: Yuri Sergeev

  • South Atlantic Regional Champion (Singles/Pairs)
  • Junior Olympics 4th (Singles/Pairs)

 

1997 – 1998 Novice Level
Coach: Priscilla Hill
Choreographer: Yuri Sergeev

  • South Atlantic Regional Champion
  • Eastern Sectional Novice Champion
  • US National Bronze Medalist

 

1998 – 1999 Junior Level
Coach: Priscilla Hill
Choreographer: Yuri Sergeev

  • Junior Grand Prix Slovakia Champion
  • Eastern Sectional Junior Champion
  • US National Junior Championship 4th

 

1999 – 2000 Junior Level
Coach: Priscilla Hill
Choreographer: Yuri Sergeev

  • Junior Grand Prix Czech Republic 7th
  • Junior Grand Prix Norway 2nd
  • Eastern Sectional Junior Champion
  • US National Junior Championship 5th

 

2000 – 2001 Junior/Senior Level
Coach: Priscilla Hill
Choreographer: Yuri Sergeev

  • Junior Grand Prix France 6th
  • Junior Grand Prix China 2nd
  • Eastern Sectional Champion
  • US National Championship 6th
  • Junior World Champion

 

2001 – 2002
Coach: Priscilla Hill
Choreographer: Yuri Sergeev

  • Goodwill Games 10th
  • Skate Canada 7th
  • Trophee Lalique 4th
  • US National Championship 5th
  • Four Continents Championship 4th

 

2002 – 2003
Coach: Priscilla Hill
Choreographers: Michelle Poley/Giuseppe Arena

  • Withdrew from all events due to injury or illness.

 

2003 – 2004
Coaches: Priscilla Hill and Tatiana Tarasova

  • Finlandia Trophy 2nd
  • Eastern Sectional Champion
  • US National Champion – Youngest US National Champion since 1991
  • World Championship 5th

 

2004 – 2005
Coaches: Priscilla Hill and Tatiana Tarasova

  • NHK Trophy Champion
  • Trophee Eric Bompard Champion
  • Cup of Russia 2nd
  • US National Champion
  • World Championship 4th

 

2005 – 2006
Coaches: Priscilla Hill and Tatiana Tarasova

  • Skate Canada 7th
  • Cup of Russia 3rd
  • US National Champion — First skater to win this title three times in a row since Brian Boitano in the late 1980s
  • Olympic Winter Games 5th
  • World Championship 7th

 

2006 – 2007
Coach: Priscilla Hill
Choreographer: Marina Anissina

  • Skate Canada 3rd
  • Cup of Russia 2nd
  • US National Championship 3rd
  • World Championship 8th

 

2007 – 2008
Coach: Galina Zmievskaya / Assistant Coach: Viktor Petrenko
Choreographers: Faye Kitariev and Denis Petukhov

  • International Counter Match Champion
  • Lyubov k Rossii Award
  • Cup of China Champion
  • Cup of Russia Champion — First American singles skater to win this title
  • Grand Prix Final 4th
  • US National Championship 2nd
  • World Championship 3rd
  • 2008 US Figure Skating/Skating Magazine Readers’ Choice Award for Skater of the Year (Michelle Kwan Trophy)

 

2008 – 2009
Coach: Galina Zmievskaya / Assistant Coach: Viktor Petrenko
Choreographer: Nina Petrenko

  • Skate America 2nd
  • NHK Trophy 2nd
  • Grand Prix Final 3rd — With this medal, became one of the few skaters to medal in every Grand Prix event
  • US National Championship 5th

 

2009 – 2010
Coach: Galina Zmievskaya / Assistant Coach: Viktor Petrenko
Choreographer: David Wilson

  • Cup of Russia 4th
  • NHK Trophy 2nd
  • Grand Prix Final 3rd
  • US National Championship 3rd
  • Olympic Winter Games 6th
  • 2010 US Figure Skating/Skating Magazine Readers’ Choice Award for Skater of the Year (Michelle Kwan Trophy) — Became the only skater other than Michelle Kwan to win this award more than once

 

2012 – 2013
Coach: Galina Zmievskaya / Assistant Coach: Viktor Petrenko
Choreographers: Johnny Weir, Galina Zmievskaya, Nikolai Morozov

  • Finlandia Trophy 4th
  • Rostelecom Cup — Withdrew due to injury
  • Trophée Eric Bompard — Withdrew due to injury

 

On October 23, 2013, Johnny announced his retirement from competitive skating in an appearance on the Today Show, and issued a retirement statement through his weekly column in the Falls Church News-Press. He joined NBC as an expert figure skating analyst, and provided commentary throughout the Grand Prix season and at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, in February 2014.

In October 2014, NBC announced that it was promoting Johnny and his broadcast partners, Tara Lipinski and Terry Gannon, to become the network’s lead figure skating commentary team through the 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.