NAGOYA, Japan (Reuters) – Nathan Chen of the United States edged Japan’s Shoma Uno in the men’s short program to take the lead at the Grand Prix final on Thursday, setting up a showdown between the two jumping powerhouses two months before the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
On the first day of the competition, often seen as a key step on the road to the Olympics, Chen took 103.32 points for his dynamic, clean routine, while Uno had an unusual fall on a triple axel and ended up with 101.51 points.
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