Incredible! 113.97— Olympics (@Olympics) February 8, 2022
Nathan Chen sets a new world record in the men’s #FigureSkating short program at #Beijing2022#StrongerTogether | @TeamUSA | @USFigureSkating | @nathanwchen pic.twitter.com/H15biKaAhf
The short program was performed by the participants of the men's singles competition at the XXIV Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. American figure skater Nathan Chen, led by Rafael Harutyunyan (USA), took first place in the world record. Nathan Chen scored 113.97 points.
The previous record (111.82) was set in 2020 by two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu from Japan, who made mistakes in Beijing and took 8th place in the short program with 95.15 points.
Japan's Yuma Kagiyama (108.12) and Shoma Uno (108.12) are in the next two places.
The free program is on February 10.
New. World. Record. pic.twitter.com/q7uCEgl8gt— Olympics (@Olympics) February 8, 2022
in town, Nathan Chen has sought to do one thing better in his second #Olympics: Enjoy them.— Olympics (@Olympics) February 7, 2022
"Be there, be present. Enjoy your experience as much as you can and continue to remind yourself to have fun with it." @USFigureSkating | @TeamUSA | @nathanwchen pic.twitter.com/IhvW6WAuOh