Russia's Evgenia Medvedeva became the winner of the Open Championship in Japan. The figure shows the result of 147.07 points.
Another representative of Russia Anna Pogorilaya ranked fourth (132.04).
In the team competition the European team, advocated by Russian athletes took the second place (595.66), giving the Japanese (637.65). Third place went to the team of North America (574.20).
Each of the three teams represented by two athletes in the men's and women's competitions. 16-year-old Medvedeva is the world champion in 2016 in Boston, the champion of Europe-2016 in Bratislava, as well as the winner of the Grand Prix Final in 2015 in Barcelona.
San Jose Olympian Polina Edmunds has been assigned two competitions for the Grand Prix of Figure Skating series that begins in October, U.S. Figure Skating announced Thursday.
Edmunds, an Archbishop Mitty High graduate who plans to enter Santa Clara University in the fall, will compete Nov. 4-6 at the Rostelecom Cup in Moscow and Nov. 18-20 at the NHK Trophy in Sapporo, Japan.
Fremont's Karen Chen has been assigned to compete at the Cup of China, Nov. 18-20 in Beijing with U.S. star Ashley Wagner. Chen also is scheduled to perform in Japan with Edmunds and 2010 Olympian Mirai Nagasu.
Sochi Olympic champion Adelina Sotnikova and a pair Tatiana Volosozhar, Maxim Trankov will not perform in the stages of the Grand Prix of Figure Skating in 2016. This was announced by Director General of Figure Skating Federation of Russia (FFKKR) Alexander Kogan. "Sotnikova and Volosozhar / Trankov will not participate in the stages of the Grand Prix. They have their own training plans that are coordinated with the Federation ", - quotes the" R-Sport "Mr. Kogan.
In April, the double Olympic champion in figure skating Tatiana Volosozhar, Maxim Trankov scored a third amount of the short program (77.13) and were the best among the three sports duets from Russia at the World Figure Skating Championships in Boston. They missed ahead of the Chinese Sui Ventszin-Han Cong (80.85) and the reigning world champions from Canada's Meagan Duhamel, Eric Radford (78.18). Holders of the Olympic silver-Xenia Stolbov Fedor Klimov - fifth (73.98), Yevgeny Tarasov, Vladimir Morozov - sixth (72.00).
Olympic Champion 2014 in the team competition Yulia Lipnitskaya will miss the first stage of the Grand Prix of Figure Skating "Skate America" because of the aggravation of an old injury. This TASS General Director of the Federation of figure skating Alexander Kogan.
"At Julia aggravated an old injury after the tournament in Bratislava - she will miss the US stage for medical reasons - said Kogan -. We expect that by theMoscow stage of the Grand Prix series, it will be healed."
The first stage of the Grand Prix will be held in Chicago from 21 to 23 October. Moscow stage of the series will be held on November 4-6 at the Ice Palace "Megasport". Director General of the Figure Skating Federation Alexander Kogan hopes that the athlete will recover to the Grand Prix in Moscow.
The season kicks off in earnest with live coverage of Skate America on NBC in Hoffman Estates, Ill., next week, continuing through the fall Grand Prix season. Grand Prix series skater assignments are highlighted here.
Broadcast coverage also includes live coverage of all four disciplines of the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Kansas City from Jan. 19-22.
The top skaters include reigning world champions Javier Fernandez (Spain), Yevgenia Medvedeva (Russia), pairs Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford (Canada) and ice dancers Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron (France).
All reigning U.S. champions are also slated to compete — Gracie Gold, Adam Rippon, pairs Tarah Kayne and Danny O’Shea and ice dancers Maia and Alex Shibutani — plus world silver medalist Ashley Wagner, 2015 U.S. champion Jason Brown and two-time world medalists ice dancers Madison Chock and Evan Bates.