The 2017 NHK Trophy was the 4th event of six in the 2017–18 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating, a senior-level international invitational competition series. It was held in Osaka on November 10–12. Medals were awarded in the disciplines of men's singles, ladies' singles, pair skating, and ice dancing. Skaters earned points toward qualifying for the 2017–18 Grand Prix Final.

2017 NHK Trophy
Type:Grand Prix
Date:November 10 – 12
Season:2017–18
Location:Osaka
Host:Japan Skating Federation
Champions
Men's singles:
Russia Sergei Voronov
Ladies' singles:
Russia Evgenia Medvedeva
Pair skating:
China Sui Wenjing / Han Cong
Ice dance:
Canada Tessa Virtue / Scott Moir
Navigation
Previous:
2016 NHK Trophy
Next:
2018 NHK Trophy
Previous GP:
2017 Cup of China
Next GP:
2017 Internationaux de France

RecordsEdit

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

Event Component Skater(s) Score Date Ref
Pairs Free skate   Sui Wenjing / Han Cong 155.10 11 November 2017 [1]

EntriesEdit

The ISU published the preliminary assignments on May 26, 2017.[2][3][4][5]

Country Men Ladies Pairs Ice dancing
  Austria Miriam Ziegler / Severin Kiefer
  Canada Keegan Messing
Nam Nguyen
Alaine Chartrand Julianne Séguin / Charlie Bilodeau Tessa Virtue / Scott Moir
  China Sui Wenjing / Han Cong
  Czech Republic Michal Březina
  Denmark Laurence Fournier Beaudry / Nikolaj Sørensen
  France Marie-Jade Lauriault / Romain Le Gac
  Israel Oleksii Bychenko
  Italy Carolina Kostner Anna Cappellini / Luca Lanotte
  Japan Hiroaki Sato
Kazuki Tomono
Rika Hongo
Satoko Miyahara
Yuna Shiraiwa
Sumire Suto / Francis Boudreau-Audet
Miu Suzaki / Ryuichi Kihara
Misato Komatsubara / Timothy Koleto
Kana Muramoto / Chris Reed
  Latvia Deniss Vasiļjevs
  Russia Dmitri Aliev
Sergei Voronov
Alena Leonova
Evgenia Medvedeva
Polina Tsurskaya
Kristina Astakhova / Alexei Rogonov
Ksenia Stolbova / Fedor Klimov
Victoria Sinitsina / Nikita Katsalapov
  Slovakia Nicole Rajičová
  South Korea Park So-youn
  Ukraine Oleksandra Nazarova / Maxim Nikitin
  United Kingdom Penny Coomes / Nicholas Buckland
  United States Jason Brown
Adam Rippon
Mariah Bell
Mirai Nagasu
Alexa Scimeca Knierim / Chris Knierim Madison Hubbell / Zachary Donohue

Changes to preliminary assignmentsEdit

Date Discipline Withdrew Added Reason/Other notes Refs
August 23 Men N/A   Hiroaki Sato Host pick [2]
September 19 Pairs N/A   Miu Suzaki / Ryuichi Kihara Host pick
September 19 Ice dance N/A   Misato Komatsubara / Timothy Koleto Host pick
September 22 Men   Joshua Farris   Nam Nguyen [6]
November 3 Men   Patrick Chan   Keegan Messing Focus on preparation for Nationals [7]
November 6 Men   Daisuke Murakami   Kazuki Tomono Illness (pneumonia) [8]
November 8 Ice dance   Isabella Tobias / Ilia Tkachenko   Penny Coomes / Nicholas Buckland
November 10 Men   Yuzuru Hanyu Not replaced Right ankle injury [9]

ResultsEdit

MenEdit

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Sergei Voronov   Russia 271.12 1 90.06 1 181.06
2 Adam Rippon   United States 261.99 4 84.95 2 177.04
3 Alexei Bychenko   Israel 252.07 2 85.52 3 166.55
4 Jason Brown   United States 245.95 3 85.36 4 160.59
5 Keegan Messing   Canada 235.80 5 80.13 6 155.67
6 Deniss Vasiļjevs   Latvia 234.80 8 76.51 5 158.29
7 Kazuki Tomono   Japan 231.93 6 79.88 7 152.05
8 Dmitri Aliev   Russia 223.45 7 77.51 9 145.94
9 Michal Březina   Czech Republic 220.45 9 76.24 10 144.21
10 Nam Nguyen   Canada 214.51 11 65.82 8 148.69
11 Hiroaki Sato   Japan 199.20 10 75.95 11 123.25
WD Yuzuru Hanyu   Japan withdrew withdrew from competition

LadiesEdit

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Evgenia Medvedeva   Russia 224.39 1 79.99 1 144.40
2 Carolina Kostner   Italy 212.24 2 74.57 3 137.67
3 Polina Tsurskaya   Russia 210.19 3 70.04 2 140.15
4 Mirai Nagasu   United States 194.46 5 65.17 4 129.29
5 Satoko Miyahara   Japan 191.80 6 65.05 6 126.75
6 Alena Leonova   Russia 190.95 7 63.61 5 127.34
7 Rika Hongo   Japan 187.83 4 65.83 7 122.00
8 Yuna Shiraiwa   Japan 171.94 8 57.34 8 114.60
9 Mariah Bell   United States 166.04 9 57.25 10 108.79
10 Nicole Rajičová   Slovakia 159.78 10 53.36 11 106.42
11 Alaine Chartrand   Canada 159.36 12 49.60 9 109.76
12 Park So-youn   South Korea 135.79 11 51.54 12 84.25

PairsEdit

Rank Name Nation Total points SP FS
1 Sui Wenjing / Han Cong   China 234.53 1 79.43 1 155.10
2 Ksenia Stolbova / Fedor Klimov   Russia 222.74 2 75.05 2 147.69
3 Kristina Astakhova / Alexei Rogonov   Russia 203.64 3 70.47 3 133.17
4 Julianne Séguin / Charlie Bilodeau   Canada 194.37 5 63.98 4 130.39
5 Alexa Scimeca Knierim / Chris Knierim   United States 192.51 4 65.86 5 126.65
6 Miriam Ziegler / Severin Kiefer   Austria 171.13 6 62.61 6 108.52
7 Sumire Suto / Francis Boudreau-Audet   Japan 156.52 7 51.69 7 104.83
8 Miu Suzaki / Ryuichi Kihara   Japan 139.98 8 44.83 8 95.15

Ice DanceEdit

Rank Name Nation Total points SD FD
1 Tessa Virtue / Scott Moir   Canada 198.64 1 80.92 1 117.72
2 Madison Hubbell / Zachary Donohue   United States 188.35 2 76.31 2 112.04
3 Anna Cappellini / Luca Lanotte   Italy 186.56 3 75.87 3 110.69
4 Victoria Sinitsina / Nikita Katsalapov   Russia 177.15 4 72.49 4 104.66
5 Laurence Fournier Beaudry / Nikolaj Sørensen   Denmark 164.40 6 65.34 5 99.06
6 Alexandra Nazarova / Maxim Nikitin   Ukraine 160.88 7 63.33 6 97.55
7 Penny Coomes / Nicholas Buckland   United Kingdom 158.15 5 65.64 9 92.51
8 Marie-Jade Lauriault / Romain Le Gac   France 157.62 8 62.79 7 94.83
9 Kana Muramoto / Chris Reed   Japan 156.41 9 61.82 8 94.59
10 Misato Komatsubara / Timothy Koleto   Japan 132.41 10 53.83 10 78.58

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Progression of Highest Score: Pairs - Free Program Score". International Skating Union. 11 November 2017. Retrieved 11 November 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Entry/Resultlist". International Skating Union. August 23, 2017.
  3. ^ "ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017/18: Ladies" (PDF). International Skating Union. 26 May 2017.
  4. ^ "ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017/18: Pairs" (PDF). International Skating Union. 26 May 2017.
  5. ^ "ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017/18: Ice Dance" (PDF). International Skating Union. 26 May 2017.
  6. ^ "ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017/18 Men". International Skating Union. September 29, 2017.
  7. ^ "Patrick Chan withdraws from NHK Trophy". Skate Canada. November 3, 2017.
  8. ^ "村上大介 急性肺炎でNHK杯欠場" [Daisuke Murakami misses NHK Cup with acute pneumonia] (in Japanese). Sponichi Annex. November 6, 2017.
  9. ^ "羽生結弦がNHK杯欠場 GPファイナル5連覇幻に コーチ明かす「結弦は泣いていた」" [Yuzuru Hanyu will miss the NHK Cup, 5th consecutive GP Final win; Coach reveals "Hanyu was crying"] (in Japanese). Yahoo! Japan. November 10, 2017. Archived from the original on 2017-11-10. Retrieved 2017-11-10.

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