(Nashville) Three-time world figure skating champion Nathan Chen won his sixth straight national title at the US Championships, confirming his clear desire for Olympic gold, although Olympic gold is not restricted to a few in Beijing. Errors.
The 22-year-old skater won a free skate (212.62 points) on Sunday at the sound of Elton John Medley in Nashville, Tennessee, with a total of 328.01 points.
The day before, to the tune Bohemian Charles Aznavoor was particularly impressed with his personal best of 115.39.
This time it was less brilliant as he fell twice after jumping four times at the start of the show and finally when he played the frantic dance steps.
It reminds us that despite being above the competition, not even a champion in his ability is spared from road accidents.
This is what happened at the start of the season in Skate America, where he finished 3rde Before being undefeated in this tournament since 2017, before Skate quickly recovered by beating Canada.
“These championships are so sweet. The crowd was incredible. This is a good time, “said the hot American, who is followed by 17-year-old Ilya Malin (302.48 points) and second-place finisher Vincent Zhou in 2017, 2019 and 2021.
“The competition was tough. I’m glad to be a part of this generation,” Chen indirectly paid tribute to them, who should now be duly selected by the appropriate US team, no doubt.
In Beijing (February 4-20), he will not be aiming for anything other than gold after four years of finishing 5th.e In Pyongyang.
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