Two-time and reigning World Champions Wenjing Sui/Cong Han of China ruled on home ice and won the Shiseido Cup of China in Chongqing on Saturday with almost 30 points to spare ahead of teammates Cheng Peng/Yang Jin.
Boyang Jin bounced back in the Free Skating to lead the Chinese men to a 1-2 finish at their home Grand Prix in Chongqing on Saturday. He earned the first Grand Prix gold medal of his career. Overnight leader Han Yan slipped to second to continue a successful comeback.
World Junior silver medalist Anna Shcherbakova of Russia continued her spectacular ascent, flying high to win her second Grand Prix gold at the Shiseido Cup of China on Saturday.
World silver medalists Victoria Sinitsina/Nikita Katsalapov of Russia clinched gold and the first Grand Prix victory of their career at Shiseido Cup of China on Saturday. Madison Chock/Evan Bates (USA) won the Free Dance to take the silver medal. Canada’s Laurence Fournier Beaudry/Nikolaj Sorensen secured the bronze, their second Grand Prix medal.
Two-time and reigning World Champions Wenjing Sui/Cong Han of China once more proved their class and skated to a clear lead in the Pairs Short Program in Chongqing on Friday. Canadians Liubov Ilyushechkina/Charlie Bilodeau edged Cheng Peng/Yang Jin of China to take second place.
China’s Han Yan, who came back after sitting out one season, sprang a surprise by winning the Men’s Short Program at Shiseido Cup of China in Chongqing on Friday. Teammate Boyang Jin came second and Italian Matteo Rizzo ranks third after the first day of competition.
World Junior silver medalist Anna Shcherbakova of Russia shone in the Ladies' Short Program as Shiseido Cup of China continued Friday. Japan’s Two-time World medalist Satoko Miyahara finished second followed by Amber Glenn (USA).
World silver medalists Victoria Sinitsina/Nikita Katsalapov of Russia danced into a confident lead as the Shiseido Cup of China opened with the Rhythm Dance in Chongqing on Friday. 2019 Four Continents champions Madison Chock/Evan Bates (USA) came second followed by Canada’s Laurence Fournier Beaudry/Nikolaj Sorensen.
ISU World Figure Skating Pairs Champions Wenjing Sui/Cong Han (CHN), World Ice Dance silver medalists Victoria Sinitsina/Nikita Katsalapov (RUS) and ISU European Figure Skating Champion Sofia Samodurova (RUS) will compete in their first Grand Prix event at Shiseido Cup of China in Chongqing this week. Skate America Champion Anna Shcherbakova (RUS) and Cheng Peng/Yang Jin (CHN) as well as Internationaux de France silver medalists Madison Chock/Evan Bates (USA) hope to qualify for the Final.
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Anastasia Mishina/Alexandr Galliamov of Russia took gold in their first senior ISU Grand Prix event as the 2019 World Junior Champions continued their winning ways at the Internationaux de France in Grenoble on Saturday.
Russia’s Alena Kostornaia sealed a memorable victory in her Grand Prix debut at the Internationaux de France in Grenoble on Saturday. Olympic Champion and teammate Alina Zagitova took the silver medal and Mariah Bell (USA) claimed the bronze medal.
France’s four-time World Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron claimed their seventh Grand Prix series gold medal on Saturday at the Internationaux de France in Grenoble. Madison Chock/Evan Bates (USA) took the silver medal and the bronze went to Italy’s Charlene Guignard/Marco Fabbri.
Two-time World Champion Nathan Chen (USA) struck gold at the Internationaux de France in Grenoble on Saturday and qualified for his fourth consecutive ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final with 30 points to spare. The silver medal went to Russia’s Alexander Samarin. To the delight of the home crowd, Kevin Aymoz of France claimed the bronze, his first Grand Prix medal.