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*  List of the Abbrevations of Countries
*  Abbrevations of Federal States of USA
*  Abbrevations of Canadian Provinces
*  Abbrevations of German Bundesländer
*  Examples of Transcriptions of Cyrillic Names

*  List of the Abbrevations of Countries

All abbrevations used at The Figure Skating Corner correspond with the official international abbrevations of countries.

  • AND - Andorra
  • ARG - Argentina
  • ARM - Armenia
  • AUS - Australia
  • AUT - Austria
  • AZE - Azerbaijan
  • BEL - Belgium
  • BIH - Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • BRA - Brazil
  • BLR - Belorussia
  • BLS - Belorussia
  • BUL - Bulgaria
  • CAN - Canada
  • CHN - China
  • CIS - Commonwealth of Independent States
  • CRO - Croatia
  • CZE - Czech Republic
  • DEN - Denmark
  • ESP - Spain
  • EST - Estonia
  • FIN - Finland
  • FRA - France
  • FRG - Federal Republic of Germany
  • GBR - Great Britain
  • GDR - German Democratic Republic
  • GEO - Georgia
  • GER - Germany
  • GRE - Greece
  • HKG - Hong Kong-China
  • HOL - Netherlands (used until early nineties; later NED)
  • HUN - Hungary
  • ICL - Iceland
  • IND - India
  • ISL - Iceland
  • ISR - Israel
  • ITA - Italy
  • JPN - Japan
  • KOR - Republic of Korea
  • KZK - Kazakhstan (also KAZ)
  • LAT - Latvia
  • LIT - Lithuania
  • LTU - Litauen
  • LUX - Luxembourg
  • MEX - Mexico
  • MON - Monaco
  • MGL - Mongolia
  • NED - Netherlands (used since early nineties, before HOL)
  • NOR - Norway
  • NZL - New Zealand
  • PHI - Philippines
  • POL - Poland
  • PRK - D.P.R. Korea
  • PUR - Puerto Rico
  • ROM - Romania
  • RUS - Russia
  • RSA - Republic of South Africa
  • SCG - Serbia and Montenegro (until Montenegro declared independence in 2006)
  • SLO - Slovenia
  • SUI - Switzerland
  • SVK - Slovak Republic
  • SWE - Sweden
  • TCH - Czechoslovakia
  • THA - Thailand
  • TPE - Taiwan
  • TUR - Turkey
  • UKR - Ukraine
  • URS - Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  • USA - United States of America
  • UZB - Uzbekistan

In 1992 the athletes of former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics started as a kind of "community team", except athlets from Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, whose states declared independence in 1991. The international abbrevation differs depending on used language:

  • EUN - [frz.: Etats UNifies]
  • CIS - [eng.: Commonwealth of Independent States]
  • GUS - [dt.: Gemeinschaft Unabhängiger Staaten]

*  Abbrevations of Federal States of the USA
  • AK - Alaska
  • AL - Alabama
  • AR - Arkansas
  • AZ - Arizona
  • CA - Kalifornien
  • CO - Colorado
  • CT - Connecticut
  • DC - District of Columbia
  • DE - Delaware
  • FL - Florida
  • GA - Georgia
  • HI - Hawaii
  • IA - Iowa
  • ID - Idaho
  • IL - Illinois
  • IN - Indiana
  • KS - Kansas
  • KY - Kentucky
  • LA - Louisiana
  • MA - Massachusetts
  • MD - Maryland
  • ME - Maine
  • MI - Michigan
  • MN - Minnesota
  • MO - Missouri
  • MS - Missisippi
  • MT - Montana
  • NC - North Carolina
  • ND - North Dakota
  • NE - Nebraska
  • NH - New Hampshire
  • NJ - New Jersey
  • NM - New Mexico
  • NV - Nevada
  • NY - New York
  • OH - Ohio
  • OK - Oklahoma
  • OR - Oregon
  • PA - Pennsylvania
  • RI - Rhode Island
  • SC - South Carolina
  • SD - South Dakota
  • TN - Tennessee
  • TX - Texas
  • UT - Utah
  • VA - Virginia
  • VT - Vermont
  • WA - Washington
  • WI - Wisconsin
  • WV - West Virginia
  • WY - Wyoming

*  Abbrevations of Canadian Provinces
  • B.C. - British Columbia
  • AB - Alberta
  • SK - Saskatchewan
  • MN - Manitoba
  • ON - Ontario
  • QC - Québec
  • N.S. - Nova Scotia
  • N.B. - New Brunswick
  • P.E.I. - Prince Edward Island
  • N.F. - Newfoundland and Labrador
  • NT - Northwest Territories
  • NU - Nunavut
  • YK - Yukon Territory
*  Abbrevations of German Bundesländer
  • BAY - Bavaria
  • BER - Berlin
  • BRE - Bremen
  • B-W - Baden-Wurttemberg
  • HAM - Hamburg
  • HES - Hesse
  • NIE - Lower Saxony
  • NRW - North Rhine-Westphalia
  • R-P - Rhineland-Palatinate
  • THR - Thuringia
  • SAA - Saar
  • SAS - Saxony

*  Examples of transcriptions of Cyrillic names

German transcription                      English transcription

Oksana Bajul                              Oksana Baiul
Julia Worobjewa                           Yulia Vorobieva
Wjadscheslav Zagorodnjuk                  Viacheslav Zagorodniuk
Alexej Jagudin                            Alexei Yagudin
Elena Beloussowskaja & Sergej Potalov     Elena Belousovskaya & Sergei Potalov
Irina Romanowa & Igor Jaroschenko         Irina Romanova & Igor Yaroshenko
Jewgenia Schischkowa & Wadim Naumov       Evgenia Shishkova & Vadim Naumov
Jelena Bereschnaja & Oleg Sljachov        Elena Bereznaya & Oleg Shliakhov

 


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