The third Grand Prix event of the 2017-2018 ISU Grand Prix Series will get underway Nov.3-5 at Cup of China in Beijing, China. Here are the skaters competing at the event. (* marks their senior Grand Prix debut)

Ladies

 

Gabrielle Daleman (CAN)

Season so far: 6th at 2017 Finlandia Trophy
Programs: Short Program: Carmen by Georges Bizet
Free Skate: Gladiator Rhapsody from Gladiator by Lang Lang and Hans Zimmer
ISU Personal Best SP: 72.70 (2016 ISU Grand Prix – Trophee de France )
ISU Personal Best FS: 142.41 (2017 ISU World Team Trophy)
ISU Personal Best Total: 214.15 (2017 ISU World Team Trophy)

*Li Xiangning (CHN)

Season so far: 2nd at 2017 Cup of Nice 
Programs:
Short Program: Cinema Paradiso by Ennio Morricone and Andrea Morricone
Free Skate: Raymonda by Alexander Glazunov
ISU Personal Best SP:
63.81 (2017 ISU World Team Trophy)
ISU Personal Best FS:
117.09 (2017 ISU World Championships)  
ISU Personal Best Total:
179.42 (2017 ISU World Team Trophy)

 

Zhao Ziquan (CHN)

Season so far: 16th at 2017 Finlandia Trophy
Programs: Short Program:Prelude Op.28, No.15 in D-Flat Major (Raindrop)
by Frédéric Chopin
Free Skate: Tarquito Militar and Oblivion by Astor Piazzolla
ISU Personal Best SP: 58.20 (2016 ISU Grand Prix-Cup of China)
ISU Personal Best FS: 97.40 (2017 ISU Four Continents Championships)
ISU Personal Best Total: 149.12(2016 ISU Grand Prix-Cup of China)

 

Wakaba Higuchi (JPN)

Season so far: 2nd at 2017 Lombardia Trophy and 3rd at 2017 ISU Grand Prix-Rostelecom Cup
Programs: Short Program:Gypsy Dance (from Don Quixote) by Leon Minkus
Free Skate: Skyfall by Adele
ISU Personal Best SP: 74.26 (2017 Lombardia Trophy)
ISU Personal Best FS: 145.30 (2017 ISU World Team Trophy)
ISU Personal Best Total: 217.63 (2017 Lombardia Trophy)

 

Marin Honda (JPN)

Season so far: 1st at 2017 U.S. International Classic and 5th at 2017 ISU Grand Prix-Skate Canada Int’l
Programs: Short Program: The Giving by Michael W. Smith
Free Skate: Turandot by Giacomo Puccini
ISU Personal Best SP: 68.35 (2017 ISU World Junior Championships)
ISU Personal Best FS: 133.26 (2017 ISU World Junior Championships)
ISU Personal Best Total: 201.61 (2017 ISU World Junior Championships)

 

Mai Mihara (JPN)

Season so far: 2nd at the 2017 Autumn Classic
Programs: Short Program: Libertango by Astor Piazzolla
Free Skate: Gabriel’s Oboe (from “The Mission” soundtrack) by Ennio Morricone
ISU Personal Best SP: 72.10 (2017 ISU World Team Trophy)
ISU Personal Best FS: 146.17 (2017 ISU World Team Trophy)
ISU Personal Best Total: 218.27 (2017 ISU World Team Trophy)

Dabin Choi (KOR)

Season so far: 4th at 2017 Ondrej Nepela and 9th at 2017 Finlandia Trophy
Programs: Short Program: Papa Can You Hear Me (soundtrack)
Free Skate: Seven Gypsy Melodies by Antonin Dvorak; Songs My Mother Taught Me by Antonin Dvorak
ISU Personal Best SP: 62.66 (2017 ISU World Championships)
ISU Personal Best FS: 128.45 (2017 ISU World Championships)
ISU Personal Best Total: 191.11 (2017 ISU World Championships)

 

Elena Radionova (RUS)

Season so far: 3rd at 2017 Ondrej Nepela and 4th at 2017 ISU Grand Prix-Rostelecom Cup
Programs: Short Program: Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin
Free Skate: Historia de un amor 2
ISU Personal Best SP: 72.21 (2017 ISU World Team Trophy)
ISU Personal Best FS: 139.53 (2015 ISU Grand Prix – Rostelecom Cup)
ISU Personal Best Total: 211.32 (2015 ISU Grand Prix – Rostelecom Cup)

 

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva (RUS)

Season so far: 6th at 2017 Lombardia Trophy and 3rd at 2017 Finlandia Trophy
Programs: Short Program: Pisando Flores by Ara Malikian
Free Skate: Erinnerung performed by Efim Jourist Quartett
ISU Personal Best SP: 77.62 (2015 ISU World Championships)
ISU Personal Best FS: 141.31 (2015 ISU European Championships)
ISU Personal Best Total: 210.40 (2015 ISU European Championships)

 

*Alina Zagitova (RUS)

Season so far: 1st at 2017 Lombardia Trophy
Programs: Short Program: Black Swan
Free Skate: Don Quixote by Leon Minkus
ISU Personal Best SP: 71.29 (2017 Lombardia Trophy)
ISU Personal Best FS: 147.17 (2017 Lombardia Trophy)
ISU Personal Best Total: 218.46 (2017 Lombardia Trophy)

 

*Amber Glenn (USA)

Season so far: 4th at 2017 Autumn Classic
Programs: Short Program: Send in the Clowns performed by Susan Boyle
Free Skate: The Red Violin by John Corigliano
ISU Personal Best SP: 67.93 (2016 Golden Spin of Zagreb)
ISU Personal Best FS: 115.67 (2016 Golden Spin of Zagreb)
ISU Personal Best Total: 183.60 (2016 ISU Golden Spin of Zagreb)

 

Schedule

Friday, November 3, 2017 — 5:10 a.m. EST/2:10 a.m. PST — Ladies’ Short Program
Saturday, October 28, 2017 — 4:30 a.m. EST/1:30 a.m. PST — Ladies’ Free Skate

 

2016 Winner: Elena Radionova

 

Men

Kevin Reynolds (CAN)

Season so far: 11th at 2017 Finlandia Trophy
Programs: Short Program: Whiplash (soundtrack) by Justin Hurwitz, Hank Levy
Free Skate:The Armed Man: A Mass For Peace by Karl Jenkins
ISU Personal Best SP: 85.16 (2013 ISU World Championships)
ISU Personal Best FS: 172.21 (2013 ISU Four Continents Championships)
ISU Personal Best Total: 253.84 (2017 ISU World Championships)

 

Boyang Jin (CHN)

Season so far: 1st at 2017 Finlandia Trophy
Programs: Short Program: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (soundtrack) by Tan Dun
Free Skate: Mars (from “The Planets”) by Gustav Holst; Stars Wars (soundtrack) by John Williams
ISU Personal Best SP: 98.64 (2017 ISU World Championships)
ISU Personal Best FS: 204.94 (2017 ISU World Championships)
ISU Personal Best Total: 303.58 (2017 ISU World Championships)

 

Han Yan (CHN)

Season so far: 1st at 2017 Cup of Nice
Programs: Short Program:
Free Skate:
ISU Personal Best SP: 90.14 (2013 ISU Grand Prix-Cup of China)
ISU Personal Best FS: 181.98 (2016 ISU Four Continents Championships)
ISU Personal Best Total: 271.55 (2016 ISU Four Continents Championships)

 

*He Zhang (CHN)

Season so far: 6th at 2017 Cup of Nice
Programs: Short Program:
Free Skate:
ISU Personal Best SP: 70.85 (2016 ISU World Championships)
ISU Personal Best FS: 129.38 (2015 ISU Junior Grand Prix Logrono)
ISU Personal Best Total: 196.20 (2014 ISU Junior Grand Prix Pokal der Blauen Schwerter)

 

Keiji Tanaka (JPN)

Season so far: 8th at 2017 Ondrej Nepela Trophy
Programs: Short Program: Memories by Gary Moore
Free Skate: Federico Fellini Movies Soundtrack Medley by Nino Rota
ISU Personal Best SP: 80.49 (2016 ISU Grand Prix–NHK Trophy)
ISU Personal Best FS: 167.95 (2016 ISU Grand Prix–NHK Trophy)
ISU Personal Best Total: 248.44 (2016 ISU Grand Prix–NHK Trophy)

 

Mikhail Kolyada (RUS)

Season so far: 1st at 2017 Ondrej Nepela Trophy, 4th at 2017 Finlandia Trophy, 3rd at 2017 ISU Grand Prix – Rostelecom Cup
Programs: Short Program:Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Tango
Free Skate: Elvis Presley Medley
ISU Personal Best SP: 95.37 (2017 ISU World Team Trophy)
ISU Personal Best FS: 185.27 (2017 ISU Grand Prix – Rostelecom Cup)
ISU Personal Best Total: 279.41 (2017 ISU World Team Trophy)

 

Alexander Petrov (RUS)

Season so far: 7th at 2017 Lombardia Trophy and 9th at Finlandia Trophy
Programs: Short Program: Sabre Dance by Aram Khatchaturian
Free Skate: Frank Sinatra Medley
ISU Personal Best SP: 81.29 (2017 ISU World Junior Championships)
ISU Personal Best FS: 162.18(2017 ISU World Junior Championships)
ISU Personal Best Total: 243.47 (2017 ISU World Junior Championships)

 

Javier Fernandez (ESP)

Season so far: 1st at 2017 Autumn Classic
Programs: Short Program: Modern Times (Charlie Chaplin soundtrack)
Free Skate: Man of La Mancha
ISU Personal Best SP: 109.05 (2017 ISU World Championships)
ISU Personal Best FS: 216.41 (2016 ISU World Championships)
ISU Personal Best Total: 314.93 (2016 World Championships)

 

Alexander Majorov (JPN)

Season so far: 6th at 2017 Lombardia Trophy and 3rd at 2017 Nebelhorn Trophy
Programs: Short Program: Bang Bang by Asaf Avidan
Free Skate: Man With the Golden Arm (soundtrack) by Elmer Bernstein; From Russia With Love (James Bond soundtrack) by Elmer Bernstein; Peter Gunn Theme by Blues Brothers
ISU Personal Best SP: 83.81 (2o14 Winter Olympic Games)
ISU Personal Best FS: 150.07 (2016 Warsaw Cup)
ISU Personal Best Total: 228.97 (2016 Warsaw Cup)

 

Max Aaron (USA)

Season so far: 3rd at 2017 Philadelphia Summer International and 2nd at 2017 U.S. International Classic
Programs: Short Program:
Free Skate:
ISU Personal Best SP: 87.03 (2015 Tallinn Trophy)
ISU Personal Best FS: 175.50 (2017 U.S. International Classic)
ISU Personal Best Total: 261.56 (2017 U.S. International Classic)

 

Grant Hochstein (USA)

Season so far: 4th at 2017 Ondrej Nepela Trophy and 11th at 2017 ISU Grand Prix – Rostelecom Cup
Programs: Short Program: Your Song (Moulin Rouge soundtrack)
Free Skate: Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber
ISU Personal Best SP: 81.94 (2017 ISU Four Continents Championships)
ISU Personal Best FS: 162.44 (2016 ISU World Championships)
ISU Personal Best Total: 237.25 (2016 ISU World Championships)

 

*Vincent Zhou (USA)

Season so far: 2nd at 2017 Finlandia Trophy
Programs: Short Program: Chasing Cars by Snow Patrol
Free Skate: Moulin Rouge (soundtrack)
ISU Personal Best SP: 80.53 (2017 ISU Junior Grand Prix Yokohama)
ISU Personal Best FS: 179.24 (2017 ISU World Junior Championships)
ISU Personal Best Total: 258.11 (2017 ISU World Junior Championships)

 

Schedule

Friday, November 3, 2017 — 7:05 a.m. EST/4:05 a.m. PST — Men’s Short Program
Saturday, November 4, 2017 — 6:45 a.m. EST/3:45 a.m. PST — Men’s Free Skate

 

2016 Winner: Patrick Chan (CAN)

 

 

Pairs

 

Kirsten Moore-Towers/Michael Marinaro (CAN)

Season so far: 1st at 2017 U.S. International Classic
Programs: Short Program:Heartbreak Hotel by Mae Boren Axton, Tommy Darden
Free Skate:Un Ange Passe by Alain Lefevre
ISU Personal Best SP: 70.89 (2017 Four Continents Championships)
ISU Personal Best FS: 130.09 (2017 ISU World Team Trophy)
ISU Personal Best Total: 199.65 (2017 ISU World Team Trophy)

 

Wenjing Sui/Cong Han (CHN)

Season so far: Haven’t competed internationally yet this season
Programs: Short Program: Hallelujah
Free Skate: Turandot by Giacomo Puccini
ISU Personal Best SP: 81.23 (2017 ISU World Championships)
ISU Personal Best FS: 150.83 (2017 ISU World Championships)
ISU Personal Best Total: 232.06 (2017 ISU World Championships)

 

Xiaoyu Yu/Hao Zhang (CHN)

Season so far: 7th at 2017 U.S. International Classic
Programs: Short Program: Satellite by Colin James; Surely (I Love You) by Colin James
Free Skate: Opening (from “Far from the Maddening Crowd”) by Craig Armstrong; Love Theme (from “Far from the Maddening Crowd”) by Craig Armstrong; End Credits (from “Far from the Maddening Crowd”) by Craig Armstrong
ISU Personal Best SP: 55.54 (2017 U.S. International Classic)
ISU Personal Best FS: 108.78 (2017 U.S. International Classic)
ISU Personal Best Total: 164.32 (2017 U.S. International Classic)

 

*Mingyang Zhang/ Bowen Song (CHN)

Season so far: Have not competed yet this season
Programs: N/A
ISU Personal Best SP: N/A
ISU Personal Best FS: N/A
ISU Personal Best Total: N/A

 

Nicole Della Monica/Matteo Guarise (ITA)

Season so far: 2nd at 2017 Lombardia Trophy and Finlandia Trophy
Programs: Short Program: Magnificat by Mina
Free Skate: The Tree Of Life by Roberto Cacciapagua
ISU Personal Best SP: 70.08 (2017 ISU World Championships)
ISU Personal Best FS: 128.08 (2017 Finlandia Trophy)
ISU Personal Best Total: 193.50 (2017 Finlandia Trophy)

 

Valentina Marchei/Ondrej Hotarek(ITA)

Season so far: 3rd at 2017 Lombardia Trophy and 4th at 2017 ISU Grand Prix–Rostelecom Cup)
Program: Short Program: Tu vuo fa l’Americano by Renato Carosone
Free Skate: Amarcord by Nino Rota
ISU Personal Best SP: 71.04 (2017 ISU World Championships)
ISU Personal Best FS: 132.88 (2017 ISU World Championships)
ISU Personal Best Total: 203.92 (2017 ISU World Championships)

 

*Ashley Cain/Timothy LeDuc (USA)

Season so far: 4th at Lombardia Trophy and 7th at Nebelhorn Trophy
Program: Short Program:I’ll Take Care of You by Joe Bonamassa
Free Skate: Bang Bang (from “The Great Gatsby” soundtrack); Young and Beautiful (from “The Great Gatsby” soundtrack); A Little Party Never Killed Nobody (from “The Great Gatsby” soundtrack)
ISU Personal Best SP: 62.58 (2017 ISU Four Continents Championships)
ISU Personal Best FS: 120.88 (2017 Nebelhorn Trophy)
ISU Personal Best Total: 176.35 (2017 Nebelhorn Trophy)

 

Schedule

Friday, November 3, 2017 — 9:00 a.m. EST/6:00 a.m. PST –Pairs’ Short Program
Saturday, November 4, 2017 — 9:00 a.m. EST/6:00 a.m. PST — Pairs’ Free Skate

2016 Winner: Xiaoyu Yu/ Hao Zhang (CHN)

 

Dance

 

Hong Chen/Yan Zhao (CHN)

Season so far: Haven’t yet competed internationally this season
Programs: Short Dance:
Free Dance:
ISU Personal Best SD: 51.54 (2016 ISU Grand Prix – Cup of China)
ISU Personal Best FD: 77.21 (2017 ISU Four Continents Championships)
ISU Personal Best Total: 128.55 (2017 ISU Four Continents Championships)

 

Shiyue Wang/Xinyu Liu (CHN)

Season so far: 2nd at 2017 Cup of Nice and 7th at 2017 Finlandia Trophy
Programs: Short Dance: Rhumba: Despacito; Samba
Free Dance: Over My Shoulder; Happy Ending
ISU Personal Best SD: 64.03 (2017 ISU World Team Trophy)
ISU Personal Best FD: 94.33(2017 ISU World Team Trophy)
ISU Personal Best Total: 158.36 (2017 ISU World Team Trophy)

 

*Angelique Abachkina/Louis Thauron (FRA)

Season so far: 4th at 2017 Cup of Nice and 5th at 2017 Ondrej Nepela Trophy
Programs: Short Dance: Samba: Le Serpent by Guem; Rhumba: Abrazame performed by Tamara
Rhumba: Danca Kizomba by Stony
Free Dance: Mariage d’amour by Paul de Senneville; Je suis malade performed by Lara Fabian
ISU Personal Best SD: 61.11 (2016 ISU Junior Grand Prix-St. Gervais)
ISU Personal Best FD: 91.06 (2016 ISU Junior Grand Prix-St. Gervais)
ISU Personal Best Total: 152.17 (2016 ISU Junior Grand Prix-St. Gervais)

 

Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA)

Season so far: 1st at 2017 Finlandia Trophy
Programs: Short Dance: Shape Of You by Ed Sheeran; Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran, remastered by Karl Hugo
Free Dance:Piano Sonata N. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27, No 2. “Moonlight Sonata”, Adagio Sostenuto, by Ludwig van Beethoven performed by Steve Anderson; “Moonlight Sonata”, Presto Agitato by Ludwig van Beethoven
ISU Personal Best SD: 78.26 (2016 ISU Grand Prix –Trophee de France)
ISU Personal Best FD: 119.15 (2017 ISU World Championships)
ISU Personal Best Total: 196.04 (2017 ISU World Championships)

 

Ekaterina Bobrova/Dmitri Soloviev (RUS)

Season so far: 2nd at 2017 Lombardia Trophy
Programs: Short Dance:Rhumba: Latin Lover by Joao Bosco; Samba: Dance by DJ Maksy; Samba: Quand je vois tes yeux by Dany Brilliant
Free Dance: Chicago (musical soundtrack)
ISU Personal Best SD: 76.33 (2017 ISU Grand Prix–Rostelecom Cup)
ISU Personal Best FD: 111.76 (2016 ISU Grand Prix-Rostelecom Cup)
ISU Personal Best Total: 186.68  (2016 ISU Grand Prix-Rostelecom Cup)

 

Tiffani Zagorski/Jonathan Guerreiro (RUS)

Season so far: 2nd at 2017 Minsk Arena Ice Star
Programs: Short Dance: Samba: Hip Hip Chin Chin performed by Club des Belugas; Rhumba: Volveras performed by Gloria Estefan; Samba: Batucada Brasiliera performed by Samba Brazilian Batucada Band
Free Dance: Exogenesis Symphony Part III by Muse; Exogenesis Symphony Part II by Muse; Ruled by Secrecy by Muse
ISU Personal Best SD: 69.06 (2016 Warsaw Cup)
ISU Personal Best FD: 103.96 (2016 Warsaw Cup)
ISU Personal Best Total: 173.02  (2016 Warsaw Cup)

 

Madison Chock/Evan Bates (USA)

Season so far:Have not competed yet this season
Programs: Short Dance:
Free Dance:
ISU Personal Best SD: 79.05(2017 ISU World Team Trophy)
ISU Personal Best FD: 113.31 (2016 ISU World Championships)
ISU Personal Best Total: 189.01  (2017 ISU World Team Trophy)

 

*Lorraine McNamara/Quinn Carpenter (USA)

Season so far: 1st at 2017 Lake Placid Ice Dance International, 5th at 2017 Autumn Classic, 8th at 2017 Finlandia Trophy
Programs: Short Dance:Rhumba: Mambo Italiano by Bob Merrill; Slow Rhumba: El Perdedor by Enrique Inglesias feat. Antonio Solis; Samba: Big Bagz by Alex Romano
Free Dance: Anime Contro Vendo by Medialuna Tango Project
ISU Personal Best SD: 66.60 (2016 ISU Junior Grand Prix-Czech Skate)
ISU Personal Best FD: 97.40 (2016 ISU World Junior Championships)
ISU Personal Best Total: 163.65 (2016 ISU World Junior Championships)

 

Elliana Pogrebinsky/Alex Benoit (USA)

Season so far: 3rd at 2017 Lake Placid Ice Dance International and 4th at Lombardia Trophy
Programs: Short Dance:
Free Dance:
ISU Personal Best SD: 65.94 (2016 Tallinn Trophy)
ISU Personal Best FD: 101.87 (2016 Tallinn Trophy)
ISU Personal Best Total: 167.81 (2016 Tallinn Trophy)