Reporter Jang Bo-in = ‘Figure skating general’ Kim Ye-rim (Dankook University) took first place in the short program at the 2023 International Skating Union (ISU) Four Continents Championships, taking a step closer to winning a medal.
In the women’s single short program held at the Broadmoor World Arena in Springs, Colorado, USA on the morning of the 10th (hereinafter Korean time), Kim Ye-rim received a season high of 72.84 points with a total score of 72.84 points with a technical score (TES) of 39.35 and an art score (PCS) of 33.49 points. 1st place out of 23.
The Four Continents Championships is a major competition in which athletes from four continents excluding Europe, such as Asia, America, Oceania, and Africa, compete.
Kim Ye-rim, who won a bronze medal at the event last year, increased her chances of winning a medal for her second consecutive event.
Kim Yuna (retired) was the only Korean female athlete to win her gold medal at the 2009 Four Continents Championships. Kim Ye-rim challenges her first championship in 14 years since her Kim Yu-na.
Kim Ye-rim, who started her performance to Max Richter’s ‘Mercy’, got off to a good start by lightly jumping her first jump assignment, a triple lutz-triple toe loop combination jump.
After succeeding in her double axel, he received the highest level of 4 in the flying camel spin, and performed a triple flip neatly with the last jump in the second half when an additional 10% was added.
Kim Ye-rim finished her performance without mistakes until the step sequence (level 4), change foot combination spin (level 4), and sit spin (level 3).
Kim Chae-yeon (Suri High School), who competed together, placed 3rd with 70.86 points, and Lee Hae-in (Sehwa Girls’ High School), who won the silver medal in last year’s competition, placed 6th with 69.13 points.
Lee Hae-in was judged for a quarter landing (if the number of jump rotations is less than 90 degrees) in the triple Lutz-triple toe loop combination jump, and it was regrettable that he did not get many additional points because of the attention (be careful using the edge) in the triple flip jump.
In the men’s single short program that followed, ‘defending champion’ Cha Jun-hwan (Korea University) scored 41.95 points in technique (TES), 42.82 points in art (PCS) and 83.77 points with one deduction, and came in 5th.
As Gao Miura, the bronze medalist at the event last year, finished first with a score of 91.90, Cha Jun-hwan could not be optimistic about a second consecutive victory.
Cha Jun-hwan, who prepared to perform in line with Michael Jackson’s dance song medley, was slightly distracted by the referee’s remark that there was a foreign object on the ice before the start, so he removed it and got ready again. 온라인카지노
He handled the first jump, the quadruple salchow, without any mistakes, but fell down while landing in the triple lutz-triple toe loop combination jump, and was judged to be downgrade (if the number of rotations in the jump is less than 180 degrees), with a GOE score of 2.95. point was cut.
He received a quarter landing adjudication on the triple axel after the flying camel spin (level 4).
After re-centering, the non-jump task change foot sit spin, step sequence, and change foot combination spin were all treated as level 4, but after the game, Cha Jun-hwan’s face showed regret.
Kyung Jae-seok (Kyung Hee University) ranked ninth with 75.30 points, and Lee Si-hyung (Korea University), who fell once due to a landing mistake, ranked 14th with 70.38 points.
The women’s free skating, where the final ranking will be decided, will be held at 10:00 am on the 11th, and the men’s free skating will be held from 10:15 am on the 12th.