Lee Hae-in (Sehwa Girls’ High School) reached the top in 14 years after Kim Yu-na.
Lee Hae-in scored 74.96 technical points (TES) and 66.75 artistic points (PCS) 141.71 in the women’s single free skating at the 2023 International Skating Union (ISU) Figure Skating Four Continents Championships held in Colorado Springs, USA on the 11th (hereinafter Korean time). By adding up the short program scores (69.13) from the previous day, the final total score was 210.84 points, taking first place among 21 participants. The Four Continents Championships is a major tournament in which athletes from four continents, excluding Europe, such as Asia, America, Oceania, and Africa, participate.
Lee Hae-in, who finished 6th with a score of 69.13 in the short program held the day before, succeeded in her come-from-behind victory with a clean program in which she completed all of her tasks neatly in the free skating.
She is the first Korean female player to win in 14 years since Yuna Kim in 2009. In addition, Lee Hae-in’s victory in this event marked the first major title of her own ISU senior international event.
Kim Ye-rim (Dankook University), who competed together, scored 68.95 technical points (TES), 67.50 artistic points (PCS), and 136.45 points in the free skating, and scored 72.84 points in the short program held the day before and a total final score of 209.29 points, following Lee Hae-in. They won the top spot and climbed the podium together. 슬롯사이트
Kim Ye-rim, who won bronze at the Four Continents Championships last season, made her second consecutive medal win with her silver medal at the event.
Kim Chae-yeon (Surigo) finished the tournament in 4th place with 131.00 in free skating, 71.39 in short program, and 202.39 points in the final total.
Meanwhile, Jun-Hwan Cha, Si-Hyung Lee (Korea University), and Jae-Seok Kyung (Kyung Hee University) will participate in the men’s single free skating, which will be held on the 12th (Korean time).