Korean figure skating men’s singles hopeful Kim Hyun-gyeom (Han Advertising) won a silver medal in the men’s singles competition at the 2023 International Skating Union (ISU) Figure Skating Junior Grand Prix 2nd competition, which ended in Linz, Austria on the 3rd (Korean time).
Kim Hyun-gyeom, who received a technical score (TES) of 69.78 points, an artistic score (PCS) of 68.53 points, and a total of 138.31 points (3rd place) in free skating, earned a final total score of 211.76 points, including 73.45 points (2nd place) in the short program on the 1st. . It is 8.57 points behind 1st place Adam Hagara (220.33 points, Slovakia).토토사이트
This is the first time Kim Hyun-gyeom has won a medal at a major international competition. With Kim Hyun-gyeom standing on the podium, all three Korean athletes who participated in this competition, including Shin Ji-ah (Yeongdong Middle School) and Kwon Min-sol (Mokdong Middle School), who won gold and bronze medals in the women’s singles the day before, respectively, set a record.
On this day, Kim Hyun-gyeom was judged to have insufficient rotation speed in the extremely difficult tasks of the quadruple toe loop jump, triple lutz-triple toe loop jump, and triple loop-double axel-double axel sequence jump, and was adjudged to use the edge several times, but performed without being greatly shaken. finished.
Shin Ji-ah, the next-generation women’s singles ace, took first place in the free skating the previous day with 130.95 points, and including 70.38 points in the short program (1st place), she took first place with a total score of 201.33 points. Although she failed to beat Shin Jia’s personal best score (206.01 points), she performed so dominantly that she was a whopping 32.96 points behind Japan’s Haruna Murakami (168.37 points), who took second place.
Ji-ah Shin, who won the 3rd round of the 2022-23 season Junior Grand Prix in September last year, won the second Junior Grand Prix gold medal in her personal career. Among Korean female athletes, only Yuna Kim (4 including the final) and Lee Hae-in (2) have won more than two gold medals in the Junior Grand Prix. Shin Ji-ah will participate in the 5th Junior Grand Prix competition to be held in Budapest, Hungary from the 20th to the 23rd, aiming to advance to the Grand Prix Final for two consecutive seasons for the first time in 18 years since Yuna Kim.