Russian figure skater became the third in the short program in Grand Prix final

Photo: Kenjiro Matsuo/AFLO/ Global Look Press

18-year-old American Nathan Chen won the short program in Grand Prix final in figure skating, which started in Nagoya Japanese. For his performance he received from the judges 103,32 points. The second was 19-year-old Japanese SEMA UNO (101,51), the third champion of Russia Mikhail Kolyada (99,22). Another Russian Sergei Voronov is in fifth place (87,77). Any program skaters skated on Friday, December 8.

“Just a shame it fell out of a Lutz. Of course, you can save the jump. Then on the replay I watched, hurt fell. Everything else was well made, and points I’m more than satisfied”, — quotes the Carol “R-Sport”.

In the Grand Prix finals are unable to be the leaders of the men’s singles in recent years, the Japanese Yuzuru the Han and the Spaniard Javier Fernandez, not received the required number of points . Hanyu, the reigning Olympic champion and world champion, was injured in training before the beginning of the stage in Osaka in mid-November. Fernandez, two-time world champion and the fivefold champion of Europe in early November on the stage in Beijing showed only the sixth result. In addition, before the Grand Prix final from participation in the tournament gave the Chinese Jin boyang, he was replaced by American Jason brown.

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