FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, November 5th, 2015
2015 ISU GRAND PRIX OF FIGURE SKATING SERIES CONTINUES WITH GRAND PRIX CHINA THIS SUNDAY, NOV. 8, AT NOON ET ON NBC
Coverage Features Olympians and Top International Competitors
STAMFORD, Conn. – November 5, 2015 – NBC continues its coverage of the 2015 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series with Grand Prix China this Sunday, Nov. 8, at Noon ET featuring performances from the men’s and ladies’ free skate competition from Beijing, China.
The international field features three-time World champion Mao Asada of Japan; 2015 World bronze medalist Yelena Radyonova of Russia; and reigning World and European champion Javier Fernandez of Spain.
Leading Team USA are Karen Chen, the reigning U.S. bronze medalist, and Richard Dornbush, the 2011 U.S. silver medalist.
COMMENTATORS: Play-by-play announcer Terry Gannon will handle coverage alongside Tracy Wilson.
Grand Prix China is the third event of the 2015 International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series. The Grand Prix Series, now in its 21st season, consists of six international events in a cumulative point-scoring format. Approximately 300 athletes from 30 countries are expected to participate in the series. Each athlete is eligible to score points in up to two of the six scheduled events. The top six point-earners in each discipline qualify for the 2015 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final, set for Dec. 10-13, in Barcelona, Spain.
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