The 2017 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships concluded this weekend in Gangneung, South Korea, as a field of talented athletes representing the Americas, Asia, Africa, and Oceania went head-to-head on the ice for podium placements. By competition's end, American skaters had claimed four medals, including a gold for 17-year old Nathan Chen. Here's a look at the 2017 4CC results across all four contested disciplines.

2017 4CC Results: Nathan Chen bests Yuzuru Hanyu, Patrick Chan

With the Olympics in Gangneung just a year away, all eyes were on American youngster Nathan Chen, and he didn't disappoint.

After claiming first place in the short program, he performed a second place-worthy free routine that was enough to secure the gold medal (307.46). His effort bested that of Olympic and World Champion Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan (303.71), who took the silver, and Shoma Uno, also of Japan, who scored the bronze (288.05). Three-time world champ Patrick Chan of Canada (267.98) and China's Boyang Jin (267.51) rounded out the top five.

Mai Mihara wins women's title

In the ladies' singles competition at the 2017 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships, a glistening free skate put Japan's Mai Mihara on top with a final cumulative mark of 200.85. Gabrielle Daleman of Canada, who won the short program, hung on to take silver (196.91), while American Mirai Nagasu rebounded from a fifth place short finish to claim the bronze (194.95).

The other two American ladies in the mix --Mariah Bell and national champion Karen Chen-- finished sixth and 12th, respectively.

The Americas sweep 2017 4CC ice dance podium

In ice dancing at the 2017 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships, results show that Canadians Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir (196.95) won both segments of the competition to take the gold over silver medalists Maia Shibutani and Alex Shibutani (191.85) of the US.

Team USA's Madison Chock and Evan Bates earned the bronze (185.58), while the third and final American pair --Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue-- finished just out of the medals in fourth (180.82).

Sui and Han defend pairs title

Finally, in pairs skating, China's Wenjing Sui and Cong Han handily defended their event title by posting a field-best 225.03 to take the gold.

Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford of Canada placed second (212.23), while Liubov Ilyushechkina and Dylan Moscovitch --also of Canada-- came away with the bronze (205.31). Alexa Scimeca Knierim and Chris Knierim turned in Team USA's best finish by coming in sixth (193.91).

With the 2017 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships results in the books, attention turns to worlds, which will run from March 29 through April 2 in Helsinki.

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