Grand Prix Final 2019 – Preview

The final of the Grand Prix events is the Grand Prix Final, which takes place in Torino, Italy from the 5th-8th December.

Here’s a rundown of who you can expect to see competing at this event and some information about them.

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Pairs

Wenjng Sui / Cong Han China (World Standing) #5 (Music) SP: Blues Deluxe / FP: Rain, In Your Black Eyes
Cup of China SP: 80.90 (TES: 43.95, PCS: 36.95) FP: 147.47 (TES: 71.69, PCS: 75.78) Total: 228.37 (1st)
NHK Trophy SP: 81.27 (TES: 43.84, PCS: 37.43) FP: 145.69 (TES: 71.91, PCS: 74.78) Total: 226.96 (1st)
Accolades Olympic Silver Medalists (2018) World Champions (2017, 2019) Four Continents Champions (2012, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2019)
Aleksandra Boikova / Dmitrii Kozlovskii Russia (World Standing) #9 (Music) SP: My Way / FP: James Bond
Shanghai Trophy SP: 76.93 (TES: 43.27, PCS: 33.66) FP: 126.23 (TES: 62.04, PCS: 65.19) Total: 203.16 (2nd)
Skate Canada SP: 76.45 (TES: 43.25, PCS: 33.20) FP: 140.26 (TES: 71.70, PCS: 68.56) Total: 216.71 (1st)
Rostelecom Cup SP: 80.14 (TES: 45.36, PCS: 34.78) FP: 149.34 (TES: 76.48, PCS: 72.86) Total: 229.48 (1st)
Accolades European Bronze Medalists (2019) 6th place World Championships (2019) Junior Russian champions (2017)
Cheng Peng / Yang Jin China (World Standing) #6 (Music) SP: Alegria / FP: Cloud Atlas (soundtrack)
U.S. International Figure Skating Classic SP: 67.90 (TES: 36.06, PCS: 32.84) FP: 116.14 (TES: 56.02, PCS: 61.12) Total: 184.04 (3rd)
Shanghai Trophy SP: 77.12 (TES: 43.30, PCS: 33.82) FP: 132.73 (TES: 65.33, PCS: 68.40) Total: 209.85 (1st)
Skate America SP: 72.73 (TES: 39.23, PCS: 33.50) FP: 128.16 (TES: 63.05, PCS: 66.11) Total: 200.89 (1st)
Cup of China SP: 68.50 (TES: 36.33, PCS: 33.17) FP: 131.47 (TES: 63.59, PCS: 67.88) Total: 199.97 (2nd)
Accolades Grand Prix Final Silver Medalists (2018) Four Continents Bronze Medalists (2019) 4th place World Championships (2019)
Anastasia Mishina / Aleksandr Galliamov Russia (World Standing) #13 (Music) SP: Je suis malade / FP: The Master and Margarita
Finlandia Trophy SP: 74.99 (TES: 44.06, PCS: 30.93) FP: 135.19 (TES: 73.05, PCS: 62.14) Total: 210.18 (1st)
Internationaux de France SP: 73.77 (TES: 41.00, PCS: 32.77) FP: 133.81 (TES: 65.52, PCS: 68.29) Total: 207.58 (1st)
NHK Trophy SP: 69.00 (TES: 38.60, PCS: 30.40) FP: 134.35 (TES: 71.60, PCS: 62.75) Total: 203.35 (3rd)
Accolades Junior World Champions (2019) Junior Grand Prix Final Champions (2018) Junior Russian champions (2019)
Kirsten Moore-Towers / Michael Marinaro Canada (World Standing) #4 (Music) SP: Love On the Brain / FP: Carry You
Nebelhorn Trophy SP: 71.76 (TES: 39.36, PCS: 33.40) FP: 138.59 (TES: 69.71, PCS: 68.88) Total: 210.35 (1st)
Skate Canada SP: 75.50 (TES: 40.99, PCS: 34.51) FP: 132.99 (TES: 62.84, PCS: 70.15) Total: 208.49 (2nd)
NHK Trophy SP: 71.21 (TES: 37.26, PCS: 33.95) FP: 137.28 (TES: 66.41, PCS: 70.87) Total: 208.49 (2nd)
Accolades Four Continents Silver Medalists (2019) 6th place World Championships (2018) Canadian champions (2019)
Daria Pavliuchenko / Denis Khodykin Russia (World Standing) #12 (Music) SP: The Storm / FP: Tron Legacy (soundtrack)
Skate America SP: 71.25 (TES: 40.77, PCS: 30.48) FP: 125.73 (TES: 65.84, PCS: 60.89) Total: 196.98 (2nd)
Internationaux de France SP: 76.59 (TES: 42.30, PCS: 34.29) FP: 129.97 (TES: 65.50, PCS: 66.47) Total: 206.56 (2nd)
Accolades Junior World Champions (2018) 5th place European Championships (2019) Junior Russian champions (2018)

Men

Yuzuru Hanyu Japan (World Standing) #3 (Music) SP: Otonal / FP: Origin
Autumn Classic SP: 98.38 (TES: 53.03, PCS: 46.35) FP: 180.67 (TES: 90.97, PCS: 89.70) Total: 279.05 (1st)
Skate Canada SP: 109.60 (TES: 61.13, PCS: 48.47) FP: 212.99 (TES: 116.59, PCS: 96.40) Total: 322.59 (1st)
NHK Trophy SP: 109.34 (TES: 61.23, PCS: 48.11) FP: 195.71 (TES: 101.57, PCS: 94.14) Total: 305.05 (1st)
Accolades Olympic Champion (2014, 2018) World Champion (2014, 2017) Grand Prix Final Champion (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
Nathan Chen USA (World Standing) #1 (Music) SP: La Boheme / FP: Rocketman soundtrack
Japan Open FP: 189.83 (TES: 98.67, PCS: 91.16) Total: 189.83 (1st)
Skate America SP: 102.71 (TES: 56.21, PCS: 46.50) FP: 196.38 (TES: 102.38, PCS: 94.00) Total: 299.09 (1st)
Internationaux de France SP: 102.48 (TES: 55.97, PCS: 46.51) FP: 194.68 (TES: 102.10, PCS: 92.58) Total: 297.16 (1st)
Accolades World Champion (2018, 2019) Grand Prix Final Champion (2017, 2018) 3-time US Champion
Alexander Samarin Russia (World Standing) #5 (Music) SP: Blues for Klook / FP: Good News
Nepela Memorial SP: 79.56 (TES: 39.41, PCS: 41.15) FP: 138.89 (TES: 61.69, PCS: 78.20) Total: 218.45 (4th)
Shanghai Trophy SP: 84.66 (TES: 44.08, PCS: 40.58) FP: 161.70 (TES: 79.18, PCS: 83.52) Total: 246.36 (2nd)
Internationaux de France SP: 98.48 (TES: 55.13, PCS: 43.35) FP: 166.62 (TES: 85.40, PCS: 83.22) Total: 265.10 (2nd)
Rostelecom Cup SP: 92.81 (TES: 51.20, PCS: 42.61) FP: 171.64 (TES: 84.86, PCS: 86.78) Total: 264.45 (1st)
Accolades European Silver Medalist (2019) Rostelecom Champion (2019)
Dmitri Aliev Russia (World Standing) #12 (Music) SP: Je Dors Sur Des Roses / FP: The Sound of Silence
Lombardia Trophy SP: 81.18 (TES: 42.03, PCS: 40.15) FP: 168.44 (TES: 86.34, PCS: 82.10) Total: 249.62 (2nd)
Nepela Memorial SP: 101.49 (TES: 58.19, PCS: 43.30) FP: 153.83 (TES: 71.93, PCS: 82.90) Total: 255.32 (1st)
Skate America SP: 96.57 (TES: 54.54, PCS: 42.03) FP: 156.98 (TES: 73.98, PCS: 83.00) Total: 253.55 (3rd)
Rostelecom Cup SP: 90.64 (TES: 48.18, PCS: 42.46) FP: 169.24 (TES: 82.88, PCS: 86.36) Total: 259.88 (2nd)
Accolades European Silver Medalist (2018) 7th place Olympics (2018) 7th place World Championships (2018)
Kevin Aymoz France (World Standing) #17 (Music) SP: The Question Of U / FP: Lighthouse
Autumn Classic SP: 94.76 (TES: 50.11, PCS: 44.65) FP: 167.71 (TES: 77.91, PCS: 89.80) Total: 262.47 (2nd)
Internationaux de France SP: 82.50 (TES: 42.46, PCS: 41.04) FP: 172.14 (TES: 86.22, PCS: 85.92) Total: 254.64 (3rd)
NHK Trophy SP: 91.47 (TES: 47.72, PCS: 43.75) FP: 158.55 (TES: 70.19, PCS: 88.36) Total: 250.02 (2nd)
Accolades 4th place Europeans (2019) 2-time French champion
Boyang Jin China (World Standing) #9 (Music) SP: First Light / FP: The Path of Silence/Yellow Moon
Lombardia Trophy SP: 101.09 (TES: 60.44, PCS: 40.65) FP: 167.22 (TES: 87.12, PCS: 80.10) Total: 268.31 (1st)
Shanghai Trophy SP: 70.71 (TES: 33.96, PCS: 37.75) FP: 161.46 (TES: 85.12, PCS: 77.34) Total: 232.17 (3rd)
Skate America SP: 74.56 (TES: 36.32, PCS: 39.24) FP: 150.42 (TES: 77.20, PCS: 75.22) Total: 224.98 (6th)
Cup of China SP: 85.43 (TES: 45.71, PCS: 40.72) FP: 176.10 (TES: 93.80, PCS: 83.30) Total: 261.53 (1st)
Accolades Four Continents Champion (2018) 4th place Olympics (2018) 5-time Chinese champion

Ice Dance

Gabriella Papadakis / Guillaume Cizeron France (World Standing) #2 (Music) RD: Fame / FD: Find Me
Internationaux de France RD: 88.69 (TES: 49.80, PCS: 38.89) FD: 133.55 (TES: 74.69, PCS: 58.86) Total: 222.24 (1st)
NHK Trophy RD: 90.03 (TES: 51.20, PCS: 38.83) FD: 136.58 (TES: 77.40, PCS: 59.18) Total: 226.61 (1st)
Accolades Olympic Silver Medalists (2018) World Champions (2015, 2016, 2018, 2019) European Champions (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
Victoria Sinitsina / Nikita Katsalapov Russia (World Standing) #4 (Music) RD: Singin' In the Rain / FD: I Giorni: Andante/Songs My Mother Taught Me
Nepela Memorial RD: 78.44 (TES: 41.92, PCS: 36.52) FD: 119.70 (TES: 64.80, PCS: 54.90) Total: 198.14 (1st)
Shanghai Trophy RD: 86.77 (TES: 49.17, PCS: 37.60) FD: 126.77 (TES: 70.07, PCS: 56.70) Total: 213.54 (1st)
Cup of China RD: 85.39 (TES: 47.91, PCS: 37.48) FD: 124.51 (TES: 69.14, PCS: 56.37) Total: 209.90 (1st)
Rostelecom Cup RD: 86.09 (TES: 47.96, PCS: 38.13) FD: 126.06 (TES: 69.17, PCS: 56.89) Total: 212.15 (1st)
Accolades World Silver Medalists (2019) Grand Prix Final Silver Medalists (2018) Russian champions (2019)
Piper Gilles / Paul Poirier Canada (World Standing) #5 (Music) RD: Mack and Mabel / FD: Both Sides Now
Autumn Classic RD: 79.61 (TES: 44.17, PCS: 35.44) FD: 122.88 (TES: 68.64, PCS: 54.24) Total: 202.49 (1st)
Skate Canada RD: 82.58 (TES: 45.55, PCS: 37.03) FD: 126.43 (TES: 70.21, PCS: 56.22) Total: 209.01 (1st)
Rostelecom Cup RD: 82.56 (TES: 45.47, PCS: 37.09) FD: 125.08 (TES: 69.08, PCS: 56.00) Total: 207.64 (2nd)
Accolades Four Continents Bronze Medalists (2019) 8th place Olympics (2018) 5-time Canadian Silver Medalists (2013, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019)
Madison Hubbell / Zachary Donohue USA (World Standing) #1 (Music) RD: My Heart Belongs to Daddy/Let's Be Bad / FD: A Star is Born
Skate America RD: 84.97 (TES: 47.78, PCS: 37.19) FD: 124.58 (TES: 68.55, PCS: 56.03) Total: 209.55 (1st)
Skate Canada RD: 83.21 (TES: 46.11, PCS: 37.10) FD: 123.10 (TES: 67.12, PCS: 55.98) Total: 206.31 (2nd)
Accolades Grand Prix Final Champions (2019) Four Continents Champions (2014) World Silver Medalists (2018)
Alexandra Stepanova / Ivan Bukin Russia (World Standing) #7 (Music) RD: Moulin Rouge / FD: Primavera/Cry Me a River
Skate America RD: 81.91 (TES: 45.68, PCS: 36.23) FD: 124.66 (TES: 68.97, PCS: 55.69) Total: 206.57 (2nd)
NHK Trophy RD: 84.07 (TES: 47.49, PCS: 36.58) FD: 124.74 (TES: 69.33, PCS: 55.41) Total: 208.81 (2nd)
Accolades European Silver Medalists (2019) 4th place World Championships (2019) Junior World Champions (2013)
Madison Chock / Evan Bates USA (World Standing) #6 (Music) RD: Too Darn Hot / FD: Egyptian Snake Dance
U.S. International Figure Skating Classic RD: 80.18 (TES: 45.14, PCS: 35.04) FD: 122.22 (TES: 68.76, PCS: 53.46) Total: 202.40 (1st)
Finlandia Trophy RD: 78.80 (TES: 42.64, PCS: 36.16) FD: 119.46 (TES: 64.06, PCS: 55.40) Total: 198.26 (1st)
Internationaux de France RD: 80.69 (TES: 44.47, PCS: 36.22) FD: 124.15 (TES: 69.10, PCS: 55.05) Total: 204.84 (2nd)
Cup of China RD: 80.34 (TES: 44.06, PCS: 36.28) FD: 128.21 (TES: 71.71, PCS: 56.50) Total: 208.55 (2nd)
Accolades Four Continents Champions (2019) World Champion Silver Medalists (2015) Grand Prix Final Silver Medalists (2014, 2015)

Ladies

Alena Kostornaia Russia (World Standing) #18 (Music) SP: Departure/November / FP: Twilight soundtrack
Finlandia Trophy SP: 77.25 (TES: 43.11, PCS: 34.14) FP: 157.59 (TES: 85.91, PCS: 71.68) Total: 234.84 (1st)
Internationaux de France SP: 76.55 (TES: 42.98, PCS: 33.57) FP: 159.45 (TES: 88.38, PCS: 71.07) Total: 236.00 (1st)
NHK Trophy SP: 85.04 (TES: 49.38, PCS: 35.66) FP: 154.96 (TES: 82.61, PCS: 72.35) Total: 240.00 (1st)
Accolades Junior Grand Prix Final Champion (2018) Junior Worlds Silver Medalist (2018)
Alexandra Trusova Russia (World Standing) #14 (Music) SP: Peer Gynt / FP: Game of Thrones soundtrack
Nepela Memorial SP: 74.91 (TES: 42.71, PCS: 32.20) FP: 163.78 (TES: 98.34, PCS: 65.44) Total: 238.69 (1st)
Japan Open FP: 160.53 (TES: 97.51, PCS: 63.02) Total: 160.53 (1st)
Skate Canada SP: 74.40 (TES: 40.96, PCS: 33.44) FP: 166.62 (TES: 100.20, PCS: 67.42) Total: 241.02 (1st)
Rostelecom Cup SP: 74.21 (TES: 40.29, PCS: 33.92) FP: 160.26 (TES: 95.34, PCS: 66.92) Total: 234.47 (1st)
Accolades Junior World Champion (2018, 2019) Junior Grand Prix Final Champion (2018)
Anna Shcherbakova Russia (World Standing) #17 (Music) SP: The Perfume soundtrack / FP: Six Gnossiennes: Gnossienne No.1/The Firebird
Lombardia Trophy SP: 67.73 (TES: 37.09, PCS: 30.64) FP: 150.47 (TES: 86.15, PCS: 64.32) Total: 218.20 (1st)
Skate America SP: 67.60 (TES: 36.91, PCS: 31.69) FP: 160.16 (TES: 92.20, PCS: 67.96) Total: 227.76 (1st)
Cup of China SP: 73.51 (TES: 40.08, PCS: 33.43) FP: 152.53 (TES: 84.71, PCS: 67.82) Total: 226.04 (1st)
Accolades Junior Worlds Silver Medalist (2019) European Youth Olympic Champion (2019) Russian champion (2019)
Rika Kihira Japan (World Standing) #3 (Music) SP: Breakfast in Baghdad / FP: International Angel of Peace
Autumn Classic SP: 78.18 (TES: 44.54, PCS: 33.64) FP: 145.98 (TES: 77.02, PCS: 68.96) Total: 224.16 (1st)
Japan Open FP: 144.76 (TES: 77.33, PCS: 67.43) Total: 144.76 (3rd)
Skate Canada SP: 81.35 (TES: 45.96, PCS: 35.39) FP: 148.98 (TES: 77.50, PCS: 71.48) Total: 230.33 (2nd)
NHK Trophy SP: 79.89 (TES: 44.44, PCS: 35.45) FP: 151.95 (TES: 79.43, PCS: 72.52) Total: 231.84 (2nd)
Accolades Grand Prix Final Champion (2018) Four Continents Champion (2019) 4th place World Championships (2019)
Alina Zagitova Russia (World Standing) #1 (Music) SP: Me Voy / FP: Cleopatra (The Feeling Begins/Lawrence Of Arabia/Ramses)
Japan Open FP: 154.41 (TES: 80.08, PCS: 74.33) Total: 154.41 (2nd)
Internationaux de France SP: 74.24 (TES: 38.32, PCS: 36.92) FP: 141.82 (TES: 68.85, PCS: 72.97) Total: 216.06 (2nd)
NHK Trophy SP: 66.84 (TES: 31.15, PCS: 35.69) FP: 151.15 (TES: 77.31, PCS: 73.84) Total: 217.99 (3rd)
Accolades Olympic Champion (2018) World Champion (2019) European Champion (2018)
Bradie Tennell USA (World Standing) #6 (Music) SP: Mechanisms/Chronos / FP: Cinema Paradiso
Japan Open FP: 124.91 (TES: 59.79, PCS: 66.12) Total: 124.91 (5th)
Skate America SP: 75.10 (TES: 41.33, PCS: 33.77) FP: 141.04 (TES: 71.88, PCS: 69.16) Total: 216.14 (2nd)
Skate Canada SP: 72.92 (TES: 38.46, PCS: 34.46) FP: 138.39 (TES: 68.79, PCS: 69.60) Total: 211.31 (4th)
Warsaw Cup SP: 70.10 (TES: 36.58, PCS: 33.52) FP: 118.91 (TES: 56.43, PCS: 64.48) Total: 189.01 (2nd)
Accolades 9th place Olympics (2018) 6th place World Championships (2018) US champion (2018)

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US International Classic 2019 – Preview

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