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Yu and Zhang are the 2016 Grand Prix Final silver medalists ... Teamed up in April 2016.

Yu skated with Yang Jin from 2009-16 ... Together, they were two-time world junior champions (2014-15), 2016 Four Continents bronze medalists and 2015 Chinese champions ... Won four medals in the Grand Prix Series and twice qualified for the Grand Prix Final ... Finished eighth at the 2010 World Junior Championships but had their placement removed because China was inadvertently given one too many entries at the competition ... The team changed coaches prior to the 2013-14 season, moving from Bo Luan to Hongbo Zhao ... Started skating when she was 5 ... Likes mangas (Japanese comics) and studying the Japanese language.

Zhang skated with Dan Zhang from 1997-2012 and with Peng Cheng from 2012-16 ... With Zhang, he was the 2006 Olympic silver medalist, a four-time world medalist and a two-time Four Continents champion ... With Cheng, he won the silver at the 2015 Four Continents Championships and the gold at the 2014 Chinese Championships ... Team performed quad twists in competition ... Started skating when he was 4 ... Married Ju Chi in May 2014 ... The couple had a son in May 2015 ... Likes playing computer games.

Season Notes

  • 2017-18 Season Notes
    SP Music: "Satellite" and "Surely (I Love You)" by Colin James
    FS Music: Music from Far from the Maddening Crowd by Craig Armstrong
  • 2016-17 Season Notes
    SP Music: "Eternal Flame" and "Fearless" by Brand X Music
    FS Music: "Cavatina: Larghetto amoroso" from "Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor" by Emil von Sauer

Competitive History

  • 2017 - Cup of China - 2nd
  • 2017 - Cup of Nice - 1st
  • 2017 - World Championships - 4th
  • 2017 - Asian Winter Games - 1st
  • 2017 - Four Continents Championships - 4th
  • 2016 - Grand Prix Final - 2nd
  • 2016 - Cup of China - 1st
  • 2016 - Skate Canada - 2nd