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Nathan Chen is in position for a Grand Prix Final three - peat . Earlier in pairs, Chinese Sui Wenjing and Han Cong took their first step toward a first Grand Prix Final title. The Olympic silver medalists tallied 77.50, leading Russians Aleksandra Boikova and Dmitriy Kozlovskiy by .85 going into Friday’s
Nathan Chen is going back to the Grand Prix Final for another possible showdown with Yuzuru Hanyu . The world champion Chen won his fifth straight Grand Prix event, moving from third after the short program to overtake Brown and prevail by 15.25 points at Internationaux de France on
Nathan Chen landed five quadruple jumps to run away from Yuzuru Hanyu for his third straight Grand Prix Final title. The American furthered the claim that he is the world’s best figure skater.
Chen, the two-time reigning world champion, totaled 335.50 points to prevail by 43.87 over Hanyu, the two-time Olympic champion. Chen had a 12.95-point lead from Friday’s short program, where Hanyu stumbled and did not record a required jumping combination.
“I’m thrilled with the score,” Chen said after his “Rocketman” free skate knocked off Hanyu for the world’s highest program and total scores this season by more than 10 points each. “I’m thrilled with this program.”
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Yuzuru Hanyu (羽生結弦 Hanyū Yuzuru , born December 7, 1994) is a Japanese figure skater who competes in the men's singles discipline.
Nathan Chen opens commanding lead over Yuzuru Hanyu in Grand Prix Final . Reigning world champion takes 13-point advantage into the Grand Prix Final men's short program top three (L-R): runner-up Yuzuru Hanyu , winner Nathan Chen , third -placed Kevin AymozGrand Prix Final men's
Chen hit two quad toe loops, a quad flip, quad Lutz and quad Salchow with no major errors on Saturday.
Hanyu also landed five quads but ran out of gas late. He nearly fell out of a combination, doubled the back end of another combo and popped an Axel. The Japanese megastar appeared to slip out of his final pose, putting his hand on the ice and grimacing as Winnie the Poohs rained down on his 25th birthday.
Chen, undefeated since placing fifth at the PyeongChang Olympics, has now beaten Hanyu in five straight head-to-head programs. This victory may prove more pivotal than last season’s worlds, where Hanyu was likely affected by an ankle injury and was competing for the first time in four months.
Chen waved off a potential edge over Hanyu before the competition and after the short, calling Hanyu the greatest in history.
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Nathan Chen and Yuzuru Hanyu go Since Chen ’s disastrous, 17th-place Olympic short program, he outscored Hanyu in their three head-to-head programs — the Olympic free skate and both days at Chen repeated as Grand Prix Final champion, with Hanyu sitting out a second straight year with an
The Grand Prix figure skating season will determine the Olympic favorites. It begins this week with a duel between the current leading man — Yuzuru That inconsistency is a trademark. Hanyu has never won his opening Grand Prix start in seven tries. Chen is taking a measured approach as one of
“It’s really cool to even just be able to see him in person,” Chen said Friday.
Each skater now heads to his national championships — Hanyu in Japan later this month. Chen, a Yale sophomore, goes to Greensboro, N.C., in late January, eyeing his fourth straight title, not done since Brian Boitano 32 years ago.
The Grand Prix Final ends with the free dance and women’s free skate on. A full .
Grand Prix Final
Grand Prix FinalMen
Gold: Nathan Chen (USA) — 335.30
Silver: Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) — 291.43
Bronze: Kevin Aymoz (FRA) — 275.63
4. Alexander Samarin (RUS) — 248.83
5. Jin Boyang (CHN) — 241.44
6. Dmitriy Aliyev (RUS) — 220.04
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