American teen Nathan Chen will miss the world championships after injuring his hip in an exhibition hours after winning the bronze medal at nationals.
Chen underwent left hip surgery Wednesday. He is expected to return to the ice with restrictions in eight to 10 weeks and make a full recovery, U.S. Figure Skating announced Thursday, but the injury will keep him out of both the junior and senior world championships.
The 16-year-old Chen had a pair of stunning performances at the U.S. Championships, landing two quadruple jumps in his short program Friday and four in his free skate Sunday — becoming the first American man to accomplish each feat.
On Sunday night,...