The Dallas Morning News
Chen edges Hanyu at World Team Trophy
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.