2017 World Junior Champion Alina Zagitova, of Russia, vaulted from fourth place to first in the Ladies Free Skating at the Audi Cup of China in Beijing on Saturday, winning gold in her Grand Prix debut.
France’s two-time World Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron danced to victory at the Audi Cup of China in Beijing Saturday and established new highest scores in the Free Dance and overall, becoming the first Ice Dance team to break the 200 points.
Reigning World Champions Wenjing Sui/Cong Han, and Xiaoyu Yu/Hao Zhang, led China’s pairs to a one-two finish in the Short Program at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Audi Cup of China, with Italy’s Nicole Della Monica/Matteo Guarise in third.
Russia’s Mikhail Kolyada upset reigning World bronze medalist Boyang Jin, of China, and Spain’s two-time World Champion Javier Fernandez to take the lead in the Men’s Short Program.
2017 World bronze medalist Gabrielle Daleman, of Canada, took a narrow lead as the Audi Cup of China continued Friday in Beijing with the Ladies Short Program.
France's Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron smashed the competition in the Ice Dance, taking the lead by more than eight points. Two-time World medalists Madison Chock/Evan Bates (USA), and multiple European medalists Ekaterina Bobrova/Dmitri Soloviev, of Russia, are almost tied in second and third place.
Canada’s World silver medalist Kaetlyn Osmond (21), won her home Grand Prix Skate Canada International and starts with confidence into the Olympic season.
Reigning World Pairs Champions Wenjing Sui/Cong Han (CHN), two-time World Ice Dance Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) as well as two-time World Champion Javier Fernandez (ESP) open their Grand Prix season this week at Audi Cup of China in Beijing
Canada’s two-time World Champions Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford soared to gold with an impressive performance as the competition at Skate Canada International concluded Saturday with the Pairs Free Skating.
Japan’s Shoma Uno cracked 300 points at Skate Canada International Saturday to claim the third Grand Prix gold medal of his career. Jason Brown (USA) earned the silver medal and Russia’s Alexander Samarin took the bronze in his debut at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating.
Three-time and reigning World Champions Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN) took their seventh Skate Canada title Saturday in Regina and set a record score.
World silver medalist Kaetlyn Osmond, of Canada, won the battle of ‘Black Swans’ as the Ladies event at Skate Canada International in Regina (CAN) concluded Saturday with the Free Skating.
World Championship silver medalists Aliona Savchenko/Bruno Massot, of Germany, skated into the lead in the Pairs Short Program as the first competition day at Skate Canada International concluded.