NHK Trophy 2022 – Preview

The 2022/23 Grand Prix continues with the fifth event in Sapporo, Japan from the 18th-20th November.

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

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* Denotes a domestic result when an international one is unavailable


Pairs

TeamCountryNotable Results 21/22Notable Results 22/23NationalsProgram InformationWorld Standing
Brooke McIntosh / Benjamin MimarCanadaJunior Worlds 2022 - 3rd (156.80)Skate Canada 2022 - 4th (175.49)1st (J)SP: Release / FS: Les Miserables23rd
Camille Kovalev / Pavel KovalevFranceEuropeans 2022 - 14th (156.55)Grand Prix de France 2022 - 2nd (179.85)1stSP: Billie Eilish medley / FS: Caruso18th
Irma Caldara / Riccardo MaglioItalyBavarian Open 2022 - 1st (147.47)MK John Wilson Trophy 2022 - 5th (160.23)5thSP: Brotsjor/Iron / FS: Don't Be So Serious/BB's Theme20th
Riku Miura / Ryuichi KiharaJapanOlympics 2022 - 7th (211.89)Skate Canada 2022 - 1st (212.02)SP: You'll Never Walk Alone/Sweet Hope Walk / FS: Atlas: Two/Shared Tenderness4th
Daria Danilova / Michel TsibaNetherlandsNRW Trophy 2021 - 1st (152.46)Finlandia Trophy 2022 - 6th (158.92)SP: The Hunger Games (soundtrack) / FS: Goodbye Song/Stand Up33rd
Emily Chan / Spencer Akira HoweUSACranberry Cup 2021 - 4th (182.44)Skate Canada 2022 - 2nd (186.48)4thSP: Nyah / FS: Unchained Melody11th


Women

SkaterCountryNotable Results 21/22Notable Results 22/23NationalsProgram InformationNotable JumpsWorld Standing
Olga MikutinaAustriaWorlds 2022 - 14th (182.98)Finlandia Trophy 2022 - 9th (160.43)2ndSP: My Nocturnal Serenade / FS: The Curse/Dawn of Faith3Lz+3T33rd
Eva-Lotta KiibusEstoniaFinlandia Trophy 2021 - 7th (202.04)Nebelhorn Trophy 2022 - 3rd (165.21)2ndSP: Baiana / FS: Shallow/I'll Never Love Again3F+1Eu+3S45th
Niina PetrokinaEstoniaWarsaw Cup 2021 - 2nd (188.86)Skate Canada 2022 - 6th (181.34)1stSP: Give Us A Little Love / FD: Dusty Road/Prelude (Age of Heroes)3Lz+1Eu+3S17th
Kaori SakamotoJapanWorlds 2022 - 1st (236.09)Skate America 2022 - 1st (217.61)1stSP: Rock With U/Feedback / FS: Elastic Heart/Lovation3F+3T1st
Rion SumiyoshiJapanCoupe de Printemps 2022 - 2nd (178.02)Grand Prix de France 2022 - 3rd (194.34)8thSP: White Flowers Take Their Bath / FS: Enchantress3Lz+3T52nd
Rinka WatanabeJapanCoupe de Printemps 2022 - 1st (190.84)Lombardia Trophy 2022 - 1st (213.14)6thSP: El Tango De Roxanne / FS: Jin (soundtrack)3Lz+1Eu+3S / 3A30th
Seoyeon JiSouth KoreaAutumn Classic 2021 - 3rd (173.69)8thSP: Song For The Little Sparrow / FS: Matrix Resurrections (soundtrack)3Lz+3T69th
Yelim KimSouth Korea4CC 2022 - 3rd (209.91)Finlandia Trophy 2022 - 1st (213.97)2ndSP: Mercy / FS: Summer of 42/Summer Arabesques3Lz+3T7th
Seoyeong WiSouth KoreaJunior Worlds 2022 - 5th (186.72)Nebelhorn Trophy 2022 - 2nd (193.25)5thSP: Pride and Prejudice (soundtrack) / FS: Moulin Rouge (soundtrack)3Lz+3T71st
Starr AndrewsUSASkate America 2021 - 10th (177.63)Skate Canada 2022 - 2nd (191.26)9thSP: Dancing With The Devil / FS: Je Suis Malade3F+2A+2T24th
Amber GlennUSASkate America 2021 - 6th (201.02)Skate America 2022 - 3rd (197.61)SP: Hit The Road Jack / FS: Without You3F+3T22nd
Audrey ShinUSA4CC 2022 - 4th (203.86)Grand Prix de France 2022 - 5th (183.93)6thSP: Yo Soy Maria / FS: The Offering/The Giving/Heroes3F+2T+2Lo13th

Ice Dance

TeamCountryNotable Results 21/22Notable Results 22/23NationalsProgram InformationWorld Standing
Laurence Fournier Beaudry / Nikolaj SorensenCanadaIce Challenge 2021 - 2nd (194.67)Finlandia Trophy 2022 - 1st (203.76)2ndRD: Gloria Estefan medley / FD: Ennio Morricone/Robert Rodriguez/Malaguena Salerosa medley5th
Shiyue Wang / Xinyu LiuChinaAsian Open Trophy 2021 - 1st (186.58)RD: Katchi/Bananeira/Batucadas / FD: Batman (soundtrack)36th
Yuka Orihara / Juho PirinenFinlandWarsaw Cup 2021 - 5th (176.77)Finlandia Trophy 2022 - 6th (170.17)2ndRD: I Like It Like That/Dancing With A Stranger/La Percussion/Instruction / FD: My Jolly Sailor Bold/We're Sinking38th
Evgeniia Lopareva / Geoffrey BrissaudFranceEuropeans 2022 - 9th (178.34)Budapest Trophy 2022 - 2nd (192.85)2ndRD: Paxi Ni Ngongo/Magalenha / FD: Edith Piaf medley13th
Misato Komatsubara / Tim KoletoJapanNHK Trophy 2021 - 7th (172.20)Skate Canada 2022 - 7th (166.06)1stRD: Loca/Hay Amores/La La La / FD: The Fifth Element (soundtrack)44th
Kana Muramoto / Daisuke TakahashiJapanWarsaw Cup 2021 - 2nd (190.16)Denis Ten Memorial 2022 - 1st (188.30)2ndRD: Conga/Rhythm Is Gonna Get You/Ahora/Move / FD: Phantom of the Opera15th
Allison Reed / Saulius AmbrulevciusLithuaniaEuropeans 2022 - 8th (183.17)Nebelhorn Trophy 2022 - 2nd (185.41)RD: Yello medley / FD: Insomnia11th
Madison Chock / Evan BatesUSAWorlds 2022 - 3rd (216.83)SAmerica 2022 - 1st (202.80)1stRD: Let's Dance / FD: Souffrance/Les Tectoniques3rd
Caroline Green / Michael ParsonsUSA4CC 2022 - 1st (200.59)Skate Canada 2022 - 4th (194.19)4thRD: Vocalizado/Historia De Un Amor/Boutique / FD: Rhapsody In Blue8th
Katarina Wolfkostin / Jeffrey ChenUSAJGP Courchevel 2021 - 1st (165.01)Budapest Trophy 2022 - 3rd (180.46)6thRD: Samba Lagoa/Summer In The Ends/Hot Oil, No Sweat/Magalenha / FD: Florence + The Machine medley20th

Men

SkaterCountryNotable Results 21/22Notable Results 22/23NationalsProgram InformationNotable JumpsWorld Standing
Maurizio ZandronAustriaWorlds 2022 - 17th (228.27)Tayside Trophy 2022 - 1st (213.74)2ndSP: Earth Song / FS: Adagio for Strings3A+1Eu+3S36th
Stephen GogolevCanadaJunior Worlds 2022 - 5th (224.49)Skate Canada 2022 - 7th (210.64)SP: Dream State / FS: Spartacus3A+1Eu+3S63rd
Conrad OrzelCanadaSkate Canada 2021 - 9th (222.75)Skate Canada 2022 - 11th (195.42)9thSP: Carmina Burana / FS: Out of Tears/Paint It Black4T+3T
Adam Siao Him FaFranceWorlds 2022 - 8th (266.12)Grand Prix de France 2022 - 1st (268.98)2ndSP: Rain, In Your Black Eyes / FS: Woodkid medley4T+3T11th
Nika EgadzeGeorgiaIce Challenge 2021 - 1st (227.57)Grand Prix de France 2022 - 5th (233.40)SP: I Won't Complain / FS: S.O.S. d'un terrien en detresse4S+3T31st
Gabriele FrangipaniItalyEgna Spring Trophy 2022 - 1st (250.51)Ondrej Nepela Memorial 2022 - 1st (244.57)3rdSP: Heart Upon My Sleeve / FS: Lo Ci Saro4T+3T26th
Matteo RizzoItalyNHK Trophy 2021 - 5th (255.84)Budapest Trophy 2022 - 1st (253.34)2ndSP: Maneskin medley / FS: Bruno Mars medley4T+3T7th
Kazuki TomonoJapanWorlds 2022 - 6th (269.37)Grand Prix de France 2022 - 3rd (248.77)5thSP: Happy Jazz / FS: Die Fledermaus Overture4T+3T14th
Shoma UnoJapanWorlds 2022 - 1st (312.48)Skate Canada 2022 - 1st (273.15)2ndSP: Gravity / FS: Air on the G String/Sanctus Petrus Et Sancta Maria Magdalena4T+3T1st
Sota YamamotoJapanWarsaw Cup 2021 - 1st (247.65)Grand Prix de France 2022 - 2nd (257.90)8thSP: Yesterday / FS: Piano Concerto No. 2 (Rachmaninov)4T+3T30th
Junhwan ChaSouth KoreaOlympics 2022 - 5th (282.38)Skate America 2022 - 3rd (264.05)1stSP: Michael Jackson medley / FS: James Bond (soundtrack)4S5th
Tomoki HiwatashiUSA4CC 202 - 8th (222.37)Cranberry Cup 2022 - 2nd (206.30)SP: Romani Holiday / FS: The Artist (soundtrack)4T+3T55th

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