NHK Trophy 2023 – Preview

The 2023/24 Grand Prix continues with the fifth event in Osaka, Japan from the 24th-26th November.

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


Pairs

TeamCountryNotable Results 22/23Notable Results 23/24NationalsProgram InformationWorld Standing
Anastasia Golubeva / Hektor Giotopoulos MooreAustraliaWorlds 2023 - 8th (189.47)Skate Canada 2023 - 4th (179.61)SP: Architect of Your Mind / FS: Umbrellas of Cherbourg11th
Kelly Ann Laurin / Loucas EthierCanada4CC 2023 - 7th (167.67)Nebelhorn Trophy 2023 - 6th (175.73)4thSP: All Right Now / FS: You Don't Own Me/Independent Mind23rd
Minerva Fabienne Hase / Nikitin VolodinGermanyBudapest Trophy 2023 - 1st (196.24)SP: Stay / FS: The Path of Silence/Power of Mind32nd
Lucrezia Beccari / Matteo GuariseItalyWarsaw 2022 - 4th (166.50)Nebelhorn Trophy 2023 - 2nd (191.71)3rdSP: Run / FS: Cats (soundtrack)21st
Rebecca Ghilardi / Filippo AmbrosiniItalyGrand Prix Espoo 2022 - 1st (189.74)Cup of China 2023 - 2nd (191.00)2ndSP: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly (soundtrack) / FS: Bram Stoker's Dracula (soundtrack)5th
Yuna Nagaoka / Sumitada MoriguchiJapanSP: Can't Take My Eyes Off You / FS: Space Table Symphony
Daria Danilova / Michel TsibaNetherlandsWorlds 2023 - 13th (173.85)Budapest Trophy 2023 - 3rd (166.94)SP: The Hunger Games (soundtrack) / FS: The Chain13th
Chelsea Liu / Balazs NagyUSASkate America 2023 - 3rd (177.66)SP: Dive / FS: Romeo and Juliet49th


Ice Dance

TeamCountryNotable Results 22/23Notable Results 23/24NationalsProgram InformationWorld Standing
Marie-Jade Lauriault / Romain le GacCanadaSkate Canada 2022 - 5th (189.07)Budapest Trophy 2023 - 2nd (188.32)3rdRD: INXS medley / FD: Corpse Bride (soundtrack)14th
Juulia Turkkila / Matthias VersluisFinlandEuropeans 2023 - 3rd (198.21)Swiss Open 2023 - 1st (195.97)1stRD: Tell It To My Heart/I'll Always Love You/Prove Your Love / FD: Mass/Loss10th
Loicia Demougeot / Theo le MercierFranceWarsaw Cup 2022 - 1st (182.00)Cup of China 2023 - 5th (180.10)2ndRD: Jump On It/Why Can't We Leave Together / FD: Clair de Lune/Waves13th
Lilah Fear / Lewis GibsonGreat BritainWorlds 2023 - 4th (214.73)Skate Canada 2023 - 2nd (209.55)1stRD: Sweet Dreams/Here Comes The Rain Again / FD: Rocky2nd
Charlene Guignard / Marco FabbriItalyWTT 2023 - 2nd (223.24)Grand Prix de France 2023 - 1st (214.54)1stRD: Holding Out For A Hero/Against All Odds / FD: Emily/The Crimsonwing Mystery of the Flamingos/The Theory of Everything/The Dressmaker (soundtracks)1st
Misato Komatsubara / Tim KoletoJapanChallenge Cup 2023 - 4th (166.70)RD: Ghostbusters/True / FD: Loving You/Love Grows38th
Allison Reed / Saulius AmbruleviciusLithuaniaWorlds 2023 - 7th (199.20)Skate Canada 2023 - 3rd (192.01)RD: Welcome To The Jungle/Paradise City / FD: Enough of Our Machines/Children11th
Emily Bratti / Ian SomervilleUSASkate Canada 2022 - 6th (179.14)Cup of China 2023 - 6th (179.39)5thRD: Prince medley / FD: Ne Me Quitte Pas23rd
Lorraine McNamara / Anton SpiridonovUSALake Placid 2022 - 1st (181.93)Lake Placid 2023 - 4th (169.15)6thRD: Prince medley / FD: Johann Johannsson medley/Run39th

Women

SkaterCountryNotable Results 22/23Notable Results 23/24NationalsProgram InformationNotable JumpsWorld Standing
Nina PinzarroneBelgiumWorlds 2023 - 11th (191.78)Grand Prix de France 2023 - 2nd (198.8)SP: W.E. (soundtrack) / FS: Spartacus3Lz+3T23rd
Lea SernaFranceWTT 2023 - 8th (177.72)Grand Prix de France 2023 - 7th (180.77)1stSP: I Am Fire / FS: Padam Padam/The 9th Hour Prelude3Lz+2A+2T39th
Anastasiia GubanovaGeorgiaEuropeans 2023 - 1st (199.91)Grand Prix de France 2023 - 6th (187.66)SP: Mojo / FS: Caruso3Lz+3T7th
Yuna AokiJapanTriglav Trophy 2023 - 2nd (185.92)7thSP: Young and Beautiful / FS: She3Lz+3Lo183rd
Wakaba HiguchiJapanLombardia Trophy 2022 - 9th (150.20)Grand Prix de France 2023 - 5th (190.02)SP: Never Tear Us Apart / FS: Fix You/Paradise3Lz+3T31st
Mai MiharaJapanWorld University Games 2023 - 1st (221.18)2ndSP: To Love You More / FS: The Planets/I Vow To Thee, My Country3Lz+3T6th
Yelim KimSouth KoreaFinlandia Trophy 2022 - 1st (213.97)Finlandia Trophy 2023 - 1st (187.91)2ndSP: Ladies in Lavender / FS: Je Suis Malade/Tormented Mad Love3Lz+3T5th
Haein LeeSouth KoreaWTT 2023 - 1st (225.47)Shanghai Trophy 2023 - 2nd (196.40)3rdSP: Seirenes/Haktan Gelen Serbeti / FS: Notre Dame de Paris3Lz+3T4th
Seoyeong WiSouth KoreaNebelhorn Trophy 2022 - 2nd (193.25)Skate America 2023 - 12th (156.02)9thSP: Pride and Prejudice (soundtrack) / FS: Exogenesis Symphony3Lz+3T88th
Lindsay van ZundertNetherlandsChallenge Cup 2023 - 5th (176.84)Nebelhorn Trophy 2023 - 6th (162.52)SP: Can't Help Falling In Love With You / FS: Pirates of the Caribbean3Lo+2A49th
Lindsay ThorngrenUSAPhiladelphia Summer International 2022 - 2nd (203.62)Cranberry Cup 2023 - 1st (199.16)6thSP: Windmills of Your Mind / FS: Twilight medley3F+3T19th
Ava Marie ZieglerUSASkate Canada 2022 - 4th (186.76)Cranberry Cup 2023 - 2nd (183.79)9thSP: Jazz Man / FS: Liberation/Bound to You3Lz+3T31st

Men

SkaterCountryNotable Results 22/23Notable Results 23/24NationalsProgram InformationNotable JumpsWorld Standing
Wesley ChiuCanadaJunior Worlds 2023 - 5th (213.88)Cranberry Cup 2023 - 2nd (230.52)3rdSP: Romeo and Juliet / FS: Kill Bill4T+3T20th
Aleksandr SelevkoEstoniaChallenge Cup 2023 - 4th (215.94)Finlandia Trophy 2023 - 3rd (238.25)2ndSP: Pharoah Ramses II/The Mummy's Curse / FS: Ad Martem3Lz+3T / 4T53rd
Mihhail SelevkoEstoniaWorlds 2023 - 17th (230.94)Finlandia Trophy 2023 - 5th (223.95)1stSP: Break My Baby / FS: Game of Thrones (soundtrack)4S+3T27th
Luc EconomidesFranceGrand Prix de France 2022 - 6th (229.64)Grand Prix de France 2023 - 6th (230.74)SP: Selah / FS: Charlie Chaplin3A+1Eu+3S44th
Nika EgadzeGeorgiaGrand Prix de France 2022 - 5th (233.40)Lombardia Trophy 2023 - 2nd (243.35)SP: Ave Maria / FS: Moulin Rouge (soundtrack)4S+3T16th
Gabriele FrangipaniItalyNepela Memorial 2022 - 1st (244.57)Cup of China 2023 - 5th (251.59)3rdSP: Keeping Me Alive / FS: Io Ci Saro4T+3T21st
Yuma KagiyamaJapanGrand Prix de France 2023 - 3rd (273.14)8thSP: Believer / FS: Rain, In Your Black Eyes4T+1Eu+3S18th
Tatsuya TsuboiJapanGrand Prix Espoo 2022 - 4th (244.90)Skate America 2023 - 8th (216.98)9thSP: En Aranjuez Con Tu Amor / FS: High Strung4S+3T48th
Shoma UnoJapanGrand Prix Final 2022 - 1st (304.46)Cup of China 2023 - 2nd (279.98)1stSP: I Love You Kung Fu/Clair de Lune / FS: Timelapse/Spiegel im Spiegel4T+3T2nd
Deniss VasiljevsLatviaMK John Wilson Trophy 2022 - 2nd (254.56)Nepela Memorial 2023 - 7th (215.78)SP: Hallelujah / FS: Blues Deluxe3Lz+1Eu+3S13th
Lukas BritschgiSwitzerlandWorlds 2023 - 8th (257.34)Grand Prix de France 2023 - 4th (263.3)SP: I'm In the Mood/Superstition / FS: The Rainmaker/Enduring Love/Corpus Rex4T+3T12th
Camden PulkinenUSAGolden Spin 2022 - 1st (242.09)Grand Prix de France 2023 - 5th (230.84)8thSP: A Different Kind of Love / FS: Tosca4T15th

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