In the ice dancing, Russians Ekaterina Bobrova and Dmitri Soloviev skated a flawless free dance to take the Cup of China title with 163.52 points Saturday in Shanghai.

The Russians finished well ahead of Maia and Alex Shibutani of the United States, who placed second with 148.40 points.

Pernelle Carron and Lloyd Jones of France took home third after scoring 130.97 points.

Bobrova and Soloviev, European silver medallists, surprised the field with a strong in the short dance, enabling them to hold onto a strong lead.

Canada didn’t have any entries in the ice dancing competition.