Javier Fernandez put together one of the best free skate performances to defend his world title.
Spain's Javier Fernandez defended his figure skating world title at Boston's TD Garden on Friday night by putting together one of the finest performances to overcome 12. point deficit. He scored a 216.41 in his free skate to finish with a 314.93 total.
Training partner and Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan struggled in his long program and settled for the silver medal and a 295.17 point total. China's Jin Boyang took bronze.
Watch Fernandez's gold medal winning skate below:
Adam Rippon was the top American in sixth place.