Jin Boyang

shiroKJ

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Chinese figure skater Jin Boyang (Chinese: 金博洋; pinyin: Jīn Bóyáng) was born on 3 October 1997 in Harbin, China. Jin Boyang is a two time Worlds bronze medalist (2016-17), the 2018 Four Continents champion, the 2019 Four Continents silver medalist, the 2017 Asian Winter Games silver medalist and a five-time Chinese national champion (2014-17, 2019). He is the first Chinese skater to medal in the men's singles at the World Figure Skating Championships. On the junior level, he is the 2015 World Junior silver medalist and the 2013 JGP Final champion.

Jin is the first skater to ever land a quad lutz-triple toe loop combination in international competition, the first skater to have landed four quad jumps in a free skate and six quads in international competition, and the former record holder of scoring the most points on one element (the quad lutz-triple toe loop combination).

He is coached by Zhaoxiao Xu and Caishu Fu.

Updated 8 September 2020 by dorispulaski
Previously updated on 16 March 2019 by Mohacz

Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jin_Boyang

ISU bio
http://www.isuresults.com/bios/isufs00013802.htm

Icenetwork bio (archive prior to July 1, 2018)
https://web.archive.org/web/20180630062715/http://web.icenetwork.com/skaters/profile/boyang_jin

Tracings
http://tracings.net/jin-boya.html

Rinkresults
http://www.rinkresults.com/skater?skater_id=557

Social Media
Weibo:http://www.weibo.com/u/2084693953
Instagram:https://instagram.com/1j0b0y3/


Personal Best Score

new ISU Scoring System


TypeScoreCompetition
Personal Best Total Score273.51ISU Four Continents 2019
Personal Best Score Short Program101.09ISU CS Lombardia Trophy 2019
Personal Best Score Free Skating181.34ISU Four Continents 2019
Personal Best Score

Historic Records achieved before 2018/2019 season


TypeScoreCompetition
Personal Best Total Score303.58ISU World Championships 2017
Personal Best Score Short Program103.32XXIII Olympic Winter Games 2018
Personal Best Score Free Skating204.94ISU World Championships 2017

Programs and Videos

2019/2020
SP: "First Light" by Cinematic Pop feat. Spencer Jones; choreo by Lori Nichol, Benoit Richaud
FS: "The Path of Silence" by Philippe Brian, Anne-Sophie Versnaeyen and Gabriel Saban; "Yellow Moon" and "Wait For Me" by Luca D'Alberto; choreo by Lori Nichol, Benoit Richaud

2020 4 Continents

2019 Cup of China
SP: (geoblocked in US): https://youtu.be/JR6WDMRr5lE

2019 Skate America
No video found​

2019 Shanghai Trophy

2019 Lombardia Trophy

2019 Chinese Figure Skating Interclub League

2018/2019
SP: "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" performed by Peter Frampton; choreo by Lori Nichol
FS: "Hable con Ella" and "Ciudad de las Ideas," choreo by Lori Nichol

2019 World Championships

2019 Four Continents Championships
SP: no video found​

2019 Chinese Nationals

2018 GP Internationaux de France
no video found​

2018 GP Helsinki

2017/2018
SP: "A Love Before Time" by Tan Dun, performed by Coco Lee and Yo-Yo Ma
FS: "Mars" (from "The Planets"), by Gustav Holst, "Guardians of the Whills Suite" (from "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story") by Michael Giacchino, Cantina Band and "The Throne Room/Finale" (from "Star Wars: A New Hope") by John Williams

2018 World Championships
no video found​

XXIII Olympic Winter Games 2018

2018 Four Continents Championships

2017 GP Skate America

2017 GP Cup of China

2017 CS Finlandia Trophy

2016/2017
SP: "Spiderman" (Soundtrack)
FP: "La Strada" by Nino Rota

2017 World Championships

2017 Asian Winter Games

2017 Four Continents Championships

2017 Chinese Test Skates

2016 GP Cup of China

2016 GP Skate America

2015/2016
SP: "Tango Amore" by Edvin Marton
FP: "Dragon Racing" by John Powell ("How to Train Your Dragon 2")

2016 Team Challenge Cup

2016 World Championships

2016 Four Continents Championships

2016 Chinese Winter Games

2015-16 GP Final

2015 GP NHK Trophy

2015 GP Cup of China

2015-2016 Chinese Nationals

2014/2015
SP: "Tango Amore" by Edvin Marton
FP: "Dragon Racing" by John Powell ("How to Train Your Dragon 2")

2015 Junior Worlds Championships

2014/15 JGP Final

2014 JGP Aichi Cup

2014 JGP Ljubljana Cup

2014-2015 Chinese Nationals

2013/2014
SP: "La Bayadère" by Ludwig Minkus
FP: Charlie Chaplin medley

2014 Junior Worlds Championships
FP: no video found​

2013/14 JGP Final

2013 JGP Riga Cup

2013 JGP Tallinn Cup

2013-2014 Chinese Nationals

2012/2013
SP: "Chambermaid Swing" by Parov Stelar
FP: Charlie Chaplin medley

2013 Junior Worlds Championships
SP: no video found​

2012/13 Junior Grand Pix Final

2012 JGP Sencila Bled Cup

2012 JGP Courchevel Cup

2012-2013 Chinese Nationals
SP: no video found​
FS: no video found​

2011/2012
SP: "Chambermaid Swing" by Parov Stelar
FP: Charlie Chaplin medley

2011 Junior Asian Figure Skating Trophy

2011-2012 Chinese Nationals

2011-2012 Chinese National Winter Games


Competitive History

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CompetitionSPFSFinal
Season 2019-2020​
2020 Four Continents Championships2 (95.83)5 (171.84)4 (267.67)
2019–20 Grand Prix Final6 (80.67)5 (160.77)5 (241.44)
2019 Cup of China2 (85.43)1 (176.10)1 (261.53)
2019 Skate America9 (74.56)5 (150.42)6 (224.98)
2019 Shanghai Trophy5 (70.71)2 (161.46)3 (232.17)
2019 Lombardia Trophy1 (101.09)2 (167.22)1 (268.31)
Season 2018-2019​
2019 World Championships9 (84.26)5 (178.45)5 (262.71)
2019 Four Continents Championships
3 (92.17)​
2 (181.34)2 (273.51)
2019 Chinese Nationals
1 (98.01)​
1 (204.58)1 (302.59)
2018 GP Internationaux de France
7 (79.41)​
10 (129.48)9 (208.89)
2018 GP Helsinki3 (85.97)5 (141.31)5 (227.28)
Season 2017-2018
2018 World Championships4 (95.85)23 (127.56)19 (223.41)
XXIII Winter Olympic Games PyeongChang4 (103.32)5 (194.45)4 (297.77)
2018 Four Continents Championships2 (100.17)1 (200.78)1 (300.95)
2017 GP Skate America6 (77.97)4 (168.06)4 (246.03)
2017 GP Cup of China2 (93.89)5 (170.59)2 (264.48)
2017 CS Finlandia Trophy
2 (87.15)
3 (165.45)
1 (252.60)
Season 2016-2017
World Championships 20174 (98.64)3 (204.94)3 (303.58)
8th Asian Winter Games1 (92.86)2 (187.22)2 (280.08)
2017 Four Continents Championships4 (91.33)5 (176.18)5 (267.51)
2017 Chinese Nationals2 (73.98)1 (174.88)1 (248.86)
2016 Cup Of China1 (96.17)2 (182.37)2 (278.54)
2016 Skate America8 (72.93)4 (172.15)5 (245.08)
Season 2015-2016​
2016 Team Challenge Cup2 (93.18)6 (156.71)2 (Team)
2016 World Championships5 (89.86)3 (181.13)3 (270.99)
2016 Four Continents Championships1 (98.45)2 (191.38)2 (289.83)
2016 Chinese National Winter Games1 (87.34)1 (196.62)1 (283.96)
2016 Chinese National Championships1 (88.55)1 (187.57)1 (276.12)
2016 Grand Prix Final3 (86.95)5 (176.50)5 (263.45)
2015 NHK Trophy2 (95.64)2 (170.79)2 (266.43)
2015 Cup of China2 (90.05)2 (171.18)2 (261.23)
Season 2014-2015​
2015 World Junior Championships5 (72.85)1 (156.85)2 (229.70)
2015 Chinese National Championships1 (87.24)1 (180.24)1 (267.48)
2015 Junior Grand Prix Final2 (75.30)5 (125.72)4 (201.02)
2014 JGP Nagoya TV Cup1 (70.88)1 (151.04)1 (221.92)
2014 JGP Ljubljana Cup2 (72.21)1 (147.96)1 (220.17)
Season 2013-2014​
2014 World Junior Championships2 (71.51)6 (132.13)6 (203.64)
2014 Chinese Championships3 (71.00)1 (158.18)1 (229.18)
2014 Junior Grand Prix Final5 (68.42)1 (150.31)1 (218.73)
2013 JGP Tallinn Cup2 (69.06)1 (141.79)1 (210.85)
2013 JGP Riga Cup2 (63.19)2 (126.60)1 (189.79)
Season 2012-2013​
2013 World Junior Championships6 (62.82)4 (129.76)4 (192.58)
2013 Chinese National Championships1 (75.84)5 (127.20)3 (203.04)
2013 Junior Grand Prix Final6 (60.73)5 (127.22)5 (187.95)
2012 JGP Sencila Bled Cup6 (58.10)2 (128.35)2 (186.45)
2012 JGP Courchevel1 (62.98)1 (131.15)1 (194.13)
Season 2011-2012​
2012 Chinese Winter National Games
Scores from videos
3 (71.95)5 (133.57)4 (205.52)
2012 Chinese National Championships4 (62.86)5 (130.78)4 (193.64)
2011 Junior Asian Figure Skating Trophy1 (58.00)1 (119.17)1 (177.17)
Season 2010-2011​
2011 Chinese National Championships12 (48.94)5 (113.90)6 (162.84)
2010 Junior Chinese National GP1 (48.89)1 (93.03)1 (141.92)

Exhibitions/Shows

2019 Ice Fantasia "While My Guitar Gently Weeps"
2019 Ice Fantasia Day2 "Angel" by Westlife
2019 Ice Fantasia Day 3 Act 2 "Angel" by Westlife
2019 World Championships Gala - Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon soundtrack (geobloy in USA)
2018 Olympics Gala (Spiderman by Michael Bublé)
2017 Cup of China Gala (Spiderman by Michael Bublé)
2017 World Team Trophy Gala - Nitro (Cowboy) by Dick Dale
2016 Team Challenge Cup - "Chimes" by Hudson Mohawke and "Technologic" by Daft Punk
2015 World Junior Championships - Gala (La Bayadère)
2015 World Championships - Gala (Tango Amore)
2012 GP Cup of China - GALA (Chambermaid Swing)
2011 Asian Trophy - Gala (Michael Jackson Medley)
2011 GP Cup of China - Gala (Michael Jackson Medley)

GS Articles and Threads

Chen defends World title with record score (Mar. 2019)
Chen takes comfortable lead at Worlds (Mar. 2019)
Revived, Uno rallies to capture first Four Continents title (Feb.2019)
USA’s Zhou brings out the goods at 4CCs (Feb. 2019)
Chen takes World title with 47 points to spare (Mar. 2018)
Chen skates to lead at Worlds (Mar. 2018)
Yuzuru Hanyu defends Olympic title in Pyeongchang (Feb. 2018)
Hanyu leads the Men in in Pyeonchang (Feb. 2018)
Jin edges out Uno for men’s Four Continents title (Jan. 2018)
Kolyada upsets Jin, Fernandez in Beijing (Cup of China 2017)
Hanyu reclaims World title ( Apr. 2017)
China’s Boyang Jin trains to improve overall package (Feb. 2016)
Canon Interviews Boyang Jin, translation by Interspectator
Boyang Jin Doing Beautiful 4Lz+3T in Practice
Boyang Jin and Shoma Uno JGPF show down!
Interview w/ Boyang Jin: "I want to show better
Newcomer Jin takes gold at Asian Trophy

Articles and other media

 
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Crossover

All Hail the Queen
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Oct 31, 2014
I think he deserves a thread of his own now~ Congratulations on your Jr. World Silver Medal! :cheer: Looking forward to seeing you grow as a skater in your coming years!

Yep, he deserves his own thread. I'm happy for him!
 

Interspectator

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Dec 25, 2012
I'm always happy to see a skater really try to improve and actually visibly improve.

I noticed that he was faster, his spins were better, and he was trying to connect to the music somehow.
With this kind of attitude, he will continue to improve.
Please Boyang, no Tango next year. :hopelessness:
 

Sandpiper

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Apr 16, 2014
Still not sure if I'm 100% fan, but I need to repost what I wrote in the "Team China" thread (had I known this thread was coming, I wouldn't have posted there!) Congratulations to Boyang, and I look forward to seeing him in Seniors.

While he's not my favourite skater, I have such mad, mad respect for what Boyang did out there today. :bow: Three quads, a triple axel, two 3-3s, and pretty much everything done cleanly. He won the free, beating the eventual Junior World champion by almost 10 points in the segment. While the rest of the favourites made errors like a typical nervy men's figure skating event, Boyang brought the most difficult content of them all and was the only one who delivered everything he promised.

If this competition had happened several months ago, and he hadn't lost a lot of momentum due to inconsistency... Well, I think the outcome might've been different.

He still needs to work on the non-jumping side of things, but he's improved a lot since the start of the season. I was one of the harshest critics of his programs. But his LP actually isn't that bad, when he delivers all the tech content and ditches the green patchwork monstrosity. And there was a nice Ina Bauer at one point. :)

I hope Boyang stays healthy, and can soon put the whole package together. I'm really starting to root for him, and if he can put more conviction into his movements, work on the spins, ect. he will really go places.
 

silverfoxes

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Feb 16, 2014
He's so likeable that I am ok with his style. It's kind of mesmerizing to watch him race around and power through all those jumps. I think he at least has more "artistry" than Tim Goebel (he was the ultimate non-artistic "jumping machine" to me so I always use him as a yardstick :laugh:). Sure he can use some refinement, but he doesn't need to try to be like anyone else. Just go with the power/athletic thing. The SP really doesn't fit him, although he tries his best to sell it.
 

HanDomi

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Feb 27, 2014
Well I am one of most critical here on Boyang's skating but I think too he deserved to win today, I am surprised I am saying this :biggrin:
 

Eloyse

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Nov 27, 2014
Congrats, Boyang.:cheer:If only he didn't make that mistake yesterday he'd have won.
 

chezzu

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Dec 12, 2010
Boyang is the skater I should hate because, well, his skating kind of sucks. But he's really just so adorable and then he goes out and hits 3 quads in the long program and wow!! His donut spin is great, too. Congrats to him, and I'm glad he won the FP in JW! I hope he gets better PCS for next year, his tech content is already there and is monster.

Is he moving up to seniors or is he staying in juniors? Has he said anything yet?
 

thoakun

Final Flight
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Jun 7, 2014
I'm a Shoma fan but I can't believe that Boyang would make me think that he deserved to win the junior title yesterday. I appreciate skaters who put an effort in improving other aspects of his/her skating, even though the process can be quite daunting. Boyang is not the ultimate jumping machine to me. There are some powerful jumpers who make me think that they're only interested in jumping and nothing else, but not Boyang.
 

juuryokunashi

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Aug 12, 2014
Boyang is just endearing because for the entire season (and from last) I saw him work hard (and continuing to do so) on his artistic side. That Tango Amore SP was so laughable but it was probably what endeared the kid to me. ^^

I wouldn't completely say Boyang deserved to win just because of his FS at Jr Worlds yesterday though that was a monster of a TES, but I'm just happy he actually finally redeemed himself from his disaster self at JGPF last December.

(Also, I may be nitpicking but: Can we change the title of the thread to Boyang Jin instead of Jin Boyang? ^^; Since most threads are named in the Western format and all...)
 

shiroKJ

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(Also, I may be nitpicking but: Can we change the title of the thread to Boyang Jin instead of Jin Boyang? ^^; Since most threads are named in the Western format and all...)

Sure~ But it seems only a mod can change it? I just tried to and it didn't work.
 

juuryokunashi

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Aug 12, 2014
Sure~ But it seems only a mod can change it? I just tried to and it didn't work.

Sorry about that >_< If it doesn't get changed then it's not really a big deal--just thought it might confuse possibly new fans in not knowing what his first/last name is. ^^
 

chasingpolaris

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Mar 5, 2014
After watching his LP in World Jrs again, I have to admit that I really like his jumps. I guess I will have to wait patiently for him to work on his artistry so I can enjoy watching his programs some more.
 
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