Nathan Chen Wins Third U.S. Figure Skating Championship in a Row
Figure skater Nathan Chen won the U.S. Figure Skating Championship with a score of 342 points, making it his third U.S. Championship victory in a row.
The 19-year-old Yale freshman from Utah ended Sunday’s free skate with a 228.80 score, bringing him to a total record-breaking 342.22 points. He won the title by more than 50 points over second place winner Vincent Zhou.
“The score definitely took me by surprise,” he said. “It was a lot bigger than I was expecting, but ultimately scores are scores. I’m happy with what I did and hopefully I can continue to do that in other competitions.”
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