Two-time and reigning Olympic Champion #YuzuruHanyu strikes gold at #RostelecomCup2018. Despite the ankle injury he sustained earlier in practice, he was still able to produce a mesmerizing performance. We wish him a full and speedy recovery!
Walking on crutches at the Rostelcom Cup of Russia awards ceremony on Sunday, two-time Olympic men’s champion Yuzuru Hanyu has indicated he intends to skate at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final starting from Dec. 6.
One day after winning his second championship of this year’s Grand Prix series, Hanyu appeared at the ceremony dressed in his free skate costume but moving on crutches, and was showered with applause.
Grand Prix 2018 - Rostelecom Cup Men Final Standings:
Olympic Champion Alina Zagitova of Russia skated off with the gold medal as the Rostelecom Cup concluded with the Ladies Free Skating in Moscow on Saturday. Her Russian teammate Sofia Samodurova earned the silver, her second Grand Prix medal, while Korean skater Eunsoo Lim rose from sixth place to capture the bronze medal.
Zagitova’s expressive performance to “Carmen” was highlighted by a triple Lutz-triple toeloop combination, a triple Salchow and excellent spins. However, the European Champion underrotated a triple Lutz and a triple flip and popped another flip into a double.
Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron dominated the short dance program of the Trophée de France, Friday in Grenoble.
Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron, vice Olympic champions, world champions and European champions, have removed the short dance program on Friday at the Trophée de France , the sixth round of the Grand Prix ISU, which is held in Grenoble. The two French men earned 84.13 points, the best result for a short program this season.
Grand Prix 2018 - Internationaux de France Standings after Rhythm Dance: