Posts Tagged ‘2011 Cup of China’

Breakthrough for Nan Song

Breakthrough for Nan Song

The Grand Prix series this fall was a breakthrough for China’s Nan Song. He won his first Grand Prix medals, a bronze at the Cup of China and a silver at the Trophée Eric…

Kavaguti and Smirnov cruise to gold at Cup of China

Kavaguti and Smirnov cruise to gold at Cup of China

Yuko Kavaguti and Alexander Smirnov of Russia ended the golden streak of Chinese pairs at the Cup of China to take the title Saturday in Shanghai….

Abbott snags gold at Cup of China

Abbott snags gold at Cup of China

The Men’s free skating at Cup of China on Saturday wasn’t pretty but at least exciting. In the end, only one skater was in the same place as in the short program. USA’s Jeremy Abbott was ranked third in both segments but clinched the…

Kostner wins Cup of China, qualifies for Grand Prix Final

Kostner wins Cup of China, qualifies for Grand Prix Final

Carolina Kostner of Italy continued her successful start into the season by winning Cup of China on Saturday in Shanghai. She is also the first skater to book her ticket for the Grand Prix Final of Figure Skating.

Kostner’s win over former U.S. Champion…

Bobrova and Soloviev golden at Cup of China

Bobrova and Soloviev golden at Cup of China

Russia’s Ekaterina Bobrova and Dmitri Soloviev clearly won the Cup of China in Shanghai on Sunday with an advantage of 15.12 points over World bronze medalists Maia and Alex Shibutani (USA)….

Kavaguti and Smirnov outshine rivals in Pairs Short

Kavaguti and Smirnov outshine rivals in Pairs Short

Yuko Kavaguti and Alexander Smirnov of Russia fulfilled their roles as the favorites and outshone their rivals in the Pairs short program on Friday. Kirsten Moore-Towers and Dylan Moscovitch of Canada and China’s…

Gachinski clinches lead at Cup of China

Gachinski clinches lead at Cup of China

Russia’s Artur Gachinski clinched a narrow lead of 0.27 points over Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan to win the Men’s short program at Cup of China in Shanghai on Friday. USA’s Jeremy Abbott is not far behind in third place…

Kostner edges out Nagasu for lead at Cup of China

Kostner edges out Nagasu for lead at Cup of China

Italy’s Carolina Kostner took the lead in the Ladies short program at Cup of China on Friday, however, USA’s Mirai Nagasu is trailing her by a mere 0.92 points. Russian wunderkind Adelina Sotnikova follows in third place after a fall.

Kostner opened her…

Bobrova and Soloviev secure strong lead at Cup of China

Bobrova and Soloviev secure strong lead at Cup of China

Russia’s European silver medallists Ekaterina Bobrova and Dmitri Soloviev secured a surprisingly strong lead over World bronze medallists Maia Shibutani and Alex Shibutani (USA) in the short dance as the Cup…