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  • Chen, Rippon, Zhou chosen for Olympics; Miner bumped

  • Two-time national champion Nathan Chen, veteran Adam Rippon and rising star Vincent Zhou have been selected to represent the United States at the Pyeongchang Olympics next month. A U.S. Figure Skating Committee chose Rippon, who came in fourth at the national championships on Saturday night instead of second-place finisher Ross Miner.

, Nathan Chen poses after winning the men's skate event at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in San Jose, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

07 of January 2018 16:38:01

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Two-time national champion Nathan Chen, veteran Adam Rippon and rising star Vincent Zhou have been selected to represent the United States at the Pyeongchang Olympics next month.

A U.S. Figure Skating Committee on Sunday chose 2016 U.S. champ Rippon, who came in fourth at the national championships on Saturday night, instead of second-place finisher Ross Miner. The committee takes into consideration a number of criteria, including overall performance for the season.

It will be the first Olympics for all three.

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