The Dallas Morning News

Chen edges Hanyu at World Team Trophy

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OSAKA, Japan — Threetime world champion Nathan Chen beat two-time Olympic gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu in the men’s short program at the figure skating World Team Trophy on Thursday.

Chen, winner of the past five U.S. titles, opened with a quadruple flip and added a triple axel and a quad toe loop-triple toe loop combinatio­n for a total of 109.65 points.

Local favorite Hanyu of Japan landed a quadruple salchow, a quad toe loop-triple toe loop combinatio­n and a triple axel for 107.12 points.

Jason Brown of the U.S. landed all his jumps and finished third with 94.86 points.

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