“I’m so excited” – American figure skater Nathan Chen sets world record in short program at Beijing Olympics »FirstSportz

Nathan Chen
Nathan Chen

Figure Skating Star from USA, Nathan Chen made a statement on tape with a performance of his spell on Tuesday. The 22-year-old hit a world record of 113.97 in the short program at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games

He’s a far cry from his disappointing performance at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics. His recent performances included a quad flip, a triple pivot and a lutz-three triple toe ring combo. finger.

“I just feel elated. Last Olympics, both short shows didn’t go the way I wanted, and finally got the chance to skate the way I wanted – it feels really great, it means a lot. big, “ Chen said to NBC after the skateboard.

“Every chance I get at competitions is an opportunity I should be grateful for – and the Olympics in particular, it’s a completely different story,“He added. “I am really happy to be here. ”

“Focus on what I can do, try to do the best”

Chen’s superb score broke the previous world record of 111.82 set in 2020 by the two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu. However, the Japanese had a forgettable match this time due to an infrequent error early on that left him eighth with a score of 95.15.

In another media interview, Chen, a native of Utah, spoke about the challenge ahead of him. He also thinks that although Hanyu’s mistake increased his chances, he doesn’t take it for granted.

“When I heard that [Hanyu’s score]I [thought]’Stick to my game plan, nothing changes, focus on what I can do, try to do the best I can,'” Chen said.

“You can certainly never count him. He’s a two-time Olympic champion for a reason. Also, no matter what he does in the future, he will always be, always, a true figure skating icon, one of the greatest ever, if not the greatest. greatest ever. ”

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