2017–18 Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final

The 2017–18 Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final and ISU Junior Grand Prix Final took place from 7 to 10 December 2017 at the Nagoya Civic General Gymnasium (Nippon Gaishi Hall) in Nagoya, Japan. Nagoya was announced as the host on 3 November 2016.[1] The combined event was the culmination of two international series — the Grand Prix of Figure Skating and the Junior Grand Prix. Medals were awarded in the disciplines of men's singles, ladies' singles, pair skating, and ice dancing on the senior and junior levels.

2017–18 Grand Prix Final
Type:Grand Prix
Date:December 7 – 10, 2017
Season:2017–18
Location:Nagoya, Japan
Host:Japan Skating Federation
Venue:Nagoya Civic General Gymnasium
(Nippon Gaishi Hall)
Champions
Men's singles:
United States Nathan Chen (S)
United States Alexei Krasnozhon (J)
Ladies' singles:
Russia Alina Zagitova (S)
Russia Alexandra Trusova (J)
Pair skating:
Germany Aliona Savchenko / Bruno Massot (S)
Australia Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya / Harley Windsor (J)
Ice dance:
France Gabriella Papadakis / Guillaume Cizeron (S)
Russia Anastasia Skoptcova / Kirill Aleshin (J)
Navigation
Previous:
2016–17 Grand Prix Final
Next:
2018–19 Grand Prix Final
Previous GP:
2017 Skate America
Next GP:
2018 Skate America

RecordsEdit

The following new ISU best scores were set during this competition:

Event Component Skater(s) Score Date Ref
Junior ladies Short program   Alena Kostornaia 71.65 7 December 2017 [2]
  Alexandra Trusova 73.25 [2]
Pairs Free skate   Aliona Savchenko / Bruno Massot 157.25 9 December 2017 [3]
Ice dance Total score   Gabriella Papadakis / Guillaume Cizeron 202.16 [4]

ScheduleEdit

[5]
(Local time)

Thursday, December 7

  • 14:10 - Junior: Pairs' short
  • 15:30 - Junior: Men's short
  • 16:40 - Junior: Ladies' short
  • Opening ceremony
  • 18:15 - Senior: Pairs' short
  • 19:30 - Senior: Men's short
  • 20:40 - Senior: Short dance

Friday, December 8

  • 14:40 - Junior: Short dance
  • 16:00 - Junior: Pairs' free
  • 17:30 - Junior: Men's free
  • 18:55 - Senior: Ladies' short
  • 20:15 - Senior: Men's free
  • Victory ceremony – Senior Men, Junior Men, Junior Pairs

Saturday, December 9

  • 13:45 - Junior: Free dance
  • 15:05 - Junior: Ladies' free
  • 16:25 - Senior: Pairs' free
  • 17:55 - Senior: Free dance
  • 19:20 - Senior: Ladies' free
  • Victory ceremony – Senior Ladies, Junior Ice Dance, Junior Ladies, Senior Pairs, Senior Ice Dance

Sunday, December 10

  • Gala exhibition

QualifiersEdit

Senior-level qualifiersEdit

Men Ladies Pairs Ice dancing
1   Nathan Chen   Evgenia Medvedeva (withdrew)   Sui Wenjing / Han Cong   Gabriella Papadakis / Guillaume Cizeron
2   Shoma Uno   Alina Zagitova   Evgenia Tarasova / Vladimir Morozov   Tessa Virtue / Scott Moir
3   Mikhail Kolyada   Kaetlyn Osmond   Aliona Savchenko / Bruno Massot   Maia Shibutani / Alex Shibutani
4   Sergei Voronov   Carolina Kostner   Meagan Duhamel / Eric Radford   Madison Chock / Evan Bates
5   Adam Rippon   Maria Sotskova   Ksenia Stolbova / Fedor Klimov   Madison Hubbell / Zachary Donohue
6   Jin Boyang (withdrew)   Wakaba Higuchi   Yu Xiaoyu / Zhang Hao   Anna Cappellini / Luca Lanotte
Alternates
1st   Jason Brown (called up)   Satoko Miyahara (called up)   Vanessa James / Morgan Ciprès   Ekaterina Bobrova / Dmitri Soloviev
2nd   Javier Fernández   Kaori Sakamoto   Kristina Astakhova / Alexei Rogonov   Kaitlyn Weaver / Andrew Poje
3rd   Misha Ge   Polina Tsurskaya   Nicole Della Monica / Matteo Guarise   Alexandra Stepanova / Ivan Bukin

Junior-level qualifiersEdit

Men[6] Ladies[7] Pairs[8] Ice dance[9]
1   Alexey Erokhov   Alexandra Trusova   Daria Pavliuchenko / Denis Khodykin   Christina Carreira / Anthony Ponomarenko
2   Alexei Krasnozhon   Sofia Samodurova   Apollinariia Panfilova / Dmitry Rylov   Anastasia Skoptcova / Kirill Aleshin
3   Camden Pulkinen   Alena Kostornaia   Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya / Harley Windsor   Sofia Polishchuk / Alexander Vakhnov
4   Mitsuki Sumoto   Daria Panenkova   Anastasia Poluianova / Dmitry Sopot   Marjorie Lajoie / Zachary Lagha
5   Makar Ignatov   Anastasia Tarakanova   Aleksandra Boikova / Dmitrii Kozlovskii   Sofia Shevchenko / Igor Eremenko
6   Andrew Torgashev   Rika Kihira   Gao Yumeng / Xie Zhong   Arina Ushakova / Maxim Nekrasov
Alternates
1st   Joseph Phan   Mako Yamashita   Polina Kostiukovich / Dmitrii Ialin   Ksenia Konkina / Grigory Yakushev
2nd   Luc Economides   Nana Araki   Evelyn Walsh / Trennt Michaud   Elizaveta Khudaiberdieva / Nikita Nazarov
3rd   Roman Savosin   Lim Eun-soo   Laiken Lockley / Keenan Prochnow   Caroline Green / Gordon Green

MedalistsEdit

SeniorEdit

Discipline Gold Silver Bronze
Men   Nathan Chen   Shoma Uno   Mikhail Kolyada
Ladies   Alina Zagitova   Maria Sotskova   Kaetlyn Osmond
Pairs   Aliona Savchenko / Bruno Massot   Sui Wenjing / Han Cong   Meagan Duhamel / Eric Radford
Ice dancing   Gabriella Papadakis / Guillaume Cizeron   Tessa Virtue / Scott Moir   Maia Shibutani / Alex Shibutani

JuniorEdit

Discipline Gold Silver Bronze
Men   Alexei Krasnozhon   Camden Pulkinen   Mitsuki Sumoto
Ladies   Alexandra Trusova   Alena Kostornaia   Anastasia Tarakanova
Pairs   Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya / Harley Windsor   Apollinariia Panfilova / Dmitry Rylov   Daria Pavliuchenko / Denis Khodykin
Ice dancing   Anastasia Skoptcova / Kirill Aleshin   Christina Carreira / Anthony Ponomarenko   Sofia Polishchuk / Alexander Vakhnov

Medals tableEdit

OverallEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Russia (RUS)33410
2  United States (USA)2215
3  Australia (AUS)1001
  France (FRA)1001
  Germany (GER)1001
6  Canada (CAN)0123
7  Japan (JPN)0112
8  China (CHN)0101
Totals (8 nations)88824

SeniorEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Russia (RUS)1113
2  United States (USA)1012
3  France (FRA)1001
  Germany (GER)1001
5  Canada (CAN)0123
6  China (CHN)0101
  Japan (JPN)0101
Totals (7 nations)44412

JuniorEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Russia (RUS)2237
2  United States (USA)1203
3  Australia (AUS)1001
4  Japan (JPN)0011
Totals (4 nations)44412

Senior-level resultsEdit

MenEdit

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Nathan Chen   United States 286.51 1 103.32 2 183.19
2 Shoma Uno   Japan 286.01 2 101.51 1 184.50
3 Mikhail Kolyada   Russia 282.00 3 99.22 3 182.78
4 Sergei Voronov   Russia 266.59 5 87.77 4 178.82
5 Adam Rippon   United States 254.33 6 86.19 5 168.14
6 Jason Brown   United States 253.81 4 89.02 6 164.79

LadiesEdit

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Alina Zagitova   Russia 223.30 2 76.27 1 147.03
2 Maria Sotskova   Russia 216.28 4 74.00 2 142.28
3 Kaetlyn Osmond   Canada 215.16 1 77.04 5 138.12
4 Carolina Kostner   Italy 214.65 6 72.82 3 141.83
5 Satoko Miyahara   Japan 213.49 3 74.61 4 138.88
6 Wakaba Higuchi   Japan 202.11 5 73.26 6 128.85

PairsEdit

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Aliona Savchenko / Bruno Massot   Germany 236.68 1 79.43 1 157.25
2 Sui Wenjing / Han Cong   China 230.89 3 75.82 2 155.07
3 Meagan Duhamel / Eric Radford   Canada 210.83 5 72.18 3 138.65
4 Ksenia Stolbova / Fedor Klimov   Russia 209.26 4 73.15 5 136.11
5 Evgenia Tarasova / Vladimir Morozov   Russia 208.73 2 78.83 6 129.90
6 Yu Xiaoyu / Zhang Hao   China 207.14 6 70.15 4 136.99

Ice dancingEdit

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Gabriella Papadakis / Guillaume Cizeron   France 202.16 1 82.07 1 120.09
2 Tessa Virtue / Scott Moir   Canada 199.86 2 81.53 2 118.33
3 Maia Shibutani / Alex Shibutani   United States 188.00 3 78.09 6 109.91
4 Madison Hubbell / Zachary Donohue   United States 187.40 4 74.81 4 112.59
5 Madison Chock / Evan Bates   United States 187.15 5 74.36 3 112.79
6 Anna Cappellini / Luca Lanotte   Italy 185.23 6 74.24 5 110.99

Junior-level resultsEdit

MenEdit

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Alexei Krasnozhon   United States 236.35 1 81.33 1 155.02
2 Camden Pulkinen   United States 217.10 5 70.90 2 146.20
3 Mitsuki Sumoto   Japan 214.45 3 77.10 3 137.35
4 Makar Ignatov   Russia 211.99 4 75.78 4 136.21
5 Alexey Erokhov   Russia 207.04 2 78.39 5 128.65
6 Andrew Torgashev   United States 160.49 6 64.73 6 95.76

LadiesEdit

Alena Kostornaia broke the junior ladies short program world record, 70.92 held by Alina Zagitova, with a score of 71.65. Alexandra Trusova broke it again 13 minutes later with a score of 73.25. Rika Kihira became the first lady to land triple axel-triple toeloop combination in the free skate.

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Alexandra Trusova   Russia 205.61 1 73.25 2 132.36
2 Alena Kostornaia   Russia 204.58 2 71.65 1 132.93
3 Anastasia Tarakanova   Russia 199.64 3 67.90 3 131.74
4 Rika Kihira   Japan 192.45 4 66.82 4 125.63
5 Daria Panenkova   Russia 191.16 5 65.65 5 125.51
6 Sofia Samodurova   Russia 187.74 6 65.01 6 122.73

PairsEdit

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya / Harley Windsor   Australia 173.85 2 60.26 1 113.59
2 Apollinariia Panfilova / Dmitry Rylov   Russia 173.01 1 60.81 3 112.20
3 Daria Pavliuchenko / Denis Khodykin   Russia 172.94 3 59.51 2 113.43
4 Gao Yumeng / Xie Zhong   China 165.03 4 59.47 4 105.56
5 Aleksandra Boikova / Dmitrii Kozlovskii   Russia 160.80 6 55.92 5 104.88
6 Anastasia Poluianova / Dmitry Sopot   Russia 160.47 5 57.28 6 103.19

Ice dancingEdit

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Anastasia Skoptcova / Kirill Aleshin   Russia 153.61 1 65.87 1 87.74
2 Christina Carreira / Anthony Ponomarenko   United States 151.76 2 64.10 2 87.66
3 Sofia Polishchuk / Alexander Vakhnov   Russia 149.04 3 63.17 3 85.87
4 Sofia Shevchenko / Igor Eremenko   Russia 144.38 5 60.10 4 84.28
5 Arina Ushakova / Maxim Nekrasov   Russia 141.88 6 58.53 5 83.35
6 Marjorie Lajoie / Zachary Lagha   Canada 141.28 4 60.52 6 80.76

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ISU Grand Prix Final of Figure Skating 2017/18 to be held in Japan". International Skating Union. 3 November 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Ladies: Score over 125". International Skating Union. 7 December 2017. Retrieved 7 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Progression of Highest Score: Pairs - Free Program Score". International Skating Union. 9 December 2017. Retrieved 9 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Progression of Highest Score: Ice Dance - Total Score". International Skating Union. 9 December 2017. Retrieved 9 December 2017.
  5. ^ "ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final and ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2017/18 Announcement". International Skating Union. 18 June 2017.
  6. ^ "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017 / 2018 – Junior Men". ISU Results. ISU.
  7. ^ "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017 / 2018 – Junior Ladies". ISU Results. ISU.
  8. ^ "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017 / 2018 – Junior Pairs". ISU Results. ISU.
  9. ^ "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017 / 2018 – Junior Ice Dance". ISU Results. ISU.

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