16-year-old Japanese star Rika Kihira wins Grand Prix Final

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Teenage Japanese star Rika Kihira won the Grand Prix Final women’s title Saturday.

The 16-year-old had a combined score of 233.12, despite stumbling on a jump in her free skate.

Olympic champion Alina Zagitova of Russia, also 16, was second at 226.53 points. Fellow Russian Elizaveta Tuktamysheva was third at 215.32. The women’s competition was made up entirely of skaters from Japan and Russia.

On Friday night, American Nathan Chen won the men’s event.

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16-year-old Japanese star Rika Kihira wins Grand Prix Final

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Teenage Japanese star Rika Kihira won the Grand Prix Final women’s title Saturday.

The 16-year-old had a combined score of 233.12, despite stumbling on a jump in her free skate.

Olympic champion Alina Zagitova of Russia, also 16, was second at 226.53 points. Fellow Russian Elizaveta Tuktamysheva was third at 215.32. The women’s competition was made up entirely of skaters from Japan and Russia.

On Friday night, American Nathan Chen won the men’s event.

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16-year-old Japanese star Rika Kihira wins Grand Prix Final

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Teenage Japanese star Rika Kihira won the Grand Prix Final women’s title Saturday.

The 16-year-old had a combined score of 233.12, despite stumbling on a jump in her free skate.

Olympic champion Alina Zagitova of Russia, also 16, was second at 226.53 points. Fellow Russian Elizaveta Tuktamysheva was third at 215.32. The women’s competition was made up entirely of skaters from Japan and Russia.

On Friday night, American Nathan Chen won the men’s event.

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16-year-old Japanese star Rika Kihira wins Grand Prix Final

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Teenage Japanese star Rika Kihira won the Grand Prix Final women’s title Saturday.

The 16-year-old had a combined score of 233.12, despite stumbling on a jump in her free skate.

Olympic champion Alina Zagitova of Russia, also 16, was second at 226.53 points. Fellow Russian Elizaveta Tuktamysheva was third at 215.32. The women’s competition was made up entirely of skaters from Japan and Russia.

On Friday night, American Nathan Chen won the men’s event.

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16-year-old Japanese star Rika Kihira wins Grand Prix Final

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Teenage Japanese star Rika Kihira won the Grand Prix Final women’s title Saturday.

The 16-year-old had a combined score of 233.12, despite stumbling on a jump in her free skate.

Olympic champion Alina Zagitova of Russia, also 16, was second at 226.53 points. Fellow Russian Elizaveta Tuktamysheva was third at 215.32. The women’s competition was made up entirely of skaters from Japan and Russia.

On Friday night, American Nathan Chen won the men’s event.

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