Evgenia Medvedeva starred in the women's event ©ISU

World champion Evgenia Medvedeva secured victory in the women’s individual event as Russia enjoyed a successful final day at the International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Marseille.

The 17-year-old had led the standings overnight as she looked to defend her title, with her free skate taking her to a final score of 227.66 points.

It would be the second highest score ever achieved in a women’s event, just 0.90 adrift of the record set by Yuna Kim when the South Korean scored 228.56 to win the Olympic title at Vancouver 2010.

"I expected more from myself, I wanted to do more and I could have done more," said Medvedeva.

"It happened to me for the first time that I missed that first jump and the combination, but there is always a back-up plan.

"I had to move the combination to the second half and I did it well, so I’m happy about that."

Japan’s Satoko Miyahara and Russia’s Anna Pogorilaya would complete the podium positions, ending on 218.33 and 216.47.

Yuzuru Hanyu would triumph in the men’s event, with Japan’s Olympic champion winning with a tally of 293.90 points.

American Nathan Chen rose to second place by ending on 282.85 points, while Japan’s Shoma Uno clinched bronze with 282.51.

Yuzuru Hanyu triumphed in the men's event ©Getty Images
Yuzuru Hanyu triumphed in the men's event ©Getty Images

The ice dance title was claimed by Canada’s Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, after they scored 197.22 points.

France’s Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron were second with 192.81, in front of the United States’ Maia and Alex Shibutani, who scored 189.60.

Russia would secure both junior titles contested on the final day, with Dmitri Aliev winning the men’s event, a year on from having ended as the runner-up.

Having lead the standings after the short programme, Aliev scored a personal best 150.70 points in the free skate to end with an overall total of 240.07.

He would finish clear of his team-mate Alexander Samarin and South Korea’s Jun Hwan Cha, who completed the podium positions with scores of 236.52 and 225.55 respectively.

Anastasia Mishina and Vladislav Mirzoev would emerge as the winners of the pairs title, with the duo ending on a winning total of 180.63.

Silver was earned by the Czech Republic’s Anna Duskova and Martin Bidar, after they ended with a 167.76 having recovered from a fall.

The podium was completed by Aleksandra Boikova and Dmitri Kozlovskii, with the second Russian team scoring 159.72 points.