In the third stage of the Grand Prix in Shanghai, China became the best Cup Ekaterina Bobrova and Dmitri Soloviev — dance duo from Russia.
For the correct execution of the free dance "Walpurgis Night" with music by Charles Gounod received 97.79 points from the judges, and a total of two programs — 163.52. More than 15 points from the representatives of Russia behind American duo Maia Shibutani / Alex Shibutani and bronze went to the French Pernelle Carron and Lloyd Jones.
The final form of the program — a pair of sports competitions — the winners were Russians Yuko Kawaguchi and Alexander Smirnov. At the end of the two programs, they scored 186.74 points. Skated almost flawlessly free program to the music of Claude Debussy, the Russians have strengthened their success after the short program.
Their Chinese rivals Dan Zhang and Hao Zhang scored 177.56 Ball, Canadians Kirsten Moore-Towers and Dylan Moscovici took third place with 172.04 points.
Athlete scored 159.95 points. The winner in this kind of program was the Italian Carolina Kostner — 182,14 points, the second was an American Mirai Nagase — 173.22. Another representative of the Russian Ksenia Makarova — in seventh place — 143,47.