One of the best determine skaters collect for the primary time since 2019 on the world championships in Stockholm, reside on NBC Sports activities and Peacock Premium.
Nathan Chen, undefeated since putting fifth on the 2018 Olympics, headlines the U.S. roster as he goes for a world title three-peat.
Chen competes towards two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan for the primary time because the December 2019 Grand Prix Last, the final time a top-level, world skating competitors was held.
Within the girls’s occasion, Russia sends a trio able to sweeping the medals — Anna Shcherbakova, a three-time nationwide champion earlier than turning 17, Aleksandra Trusova, who has landed 4 totally different quadruple jumps, and Yelizaveta Tuktamysheva, competing at worlds for the primary time since successful the title in 2015.
Bradie Tennell and Karen Chen bid to earn three U.S. girls’s spots on the 2022 Olympics. That requires mixed finishes including as much as not more than 13. Sixth and seventh, for instance.
In ice dance, four-time world champions Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron of France selected to not compete as a result of an incapability to correctly put together amid the pandemic. Of their absence, Individuals Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue and Madison Chock and Evan Bates are among the many gold-medal contenders.
In pairs, two-time world champions Sui Wenjing and Han Cong of China are entered of their first worldwide occasion because the February 2020 4 Continents Championships. Sui and Han are undefeated since taking silver on the 2018 Olympics and set to be among the many host nation’s high gold-medal hopes on the 2022 Winter Video games.
Alexa Knierim and Brandon Frazier and Ashley Cain-Gribble and Timothy LeDuc look to safe at the least two U.S. pairs’ spots on the Olympics after having only one in 2018.
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2021 World Determine Skating Championships Broadcast Schedule
**8 ET/7 CT/7 MT/6:30 PT