Figure skating Lee Hae-in (18, Sehwa Girls’ High School) won a gold medal at the International Skating Union (ISU) Four Continents Championships. This is the first achievement in 14 years since Kim Yuna.
On the 11th (Korean time) in the women’s single free skating competition held at the Broadmoor World Arena in Springs, Colorado, USA, Lee Hae-in recorded a season high of 74.96 points in technical score (TES) and 66.75 points in art score (PCS), with a total of 141.71 points, 1 climbed on top Lee Hae-in, who placed 6th in the short program the day before (69.13 points), won her come-from-behind championship with a total score of 210.84 points.
It is the first time since figure skating legend Yuna Kim in 2009 that a Korean female singles player has won the Four Continents Championships바카라사이트. Lee Hae-in, who won the silver medal in this competition last year, took a leap forward with the victory today.
Lee Hae-in said, “I came with the idea of focusing on the process rather than the result,” and said, “It is a very happy and valuable medal because I quickly forgot my regrets in the short game and showed everything I can do in the free.” She added, “I will train happily so that there will be good results even at the world championships.”
‘Figure skating general’ Kim Ye-rim (20, Dankook University) placed first (72.84 points) in the short program the day before, but received 136.45 points in the free skating and placed second with a total score of 209.29 points. Although she was unfortunately reversed, she managed to win a medal for the second time in a row following last year’s bronze medal at the Four Continents Championships.
Kim Ye-rim said, “I won a silver medal following the bronze medal last year, and I am satisfied that I am improving. At the World Championships in March, I will prepare hard so that there will be no regrets left,” she said. Kim Chae-yeon (17, Surigo), who participated together, ranked 4th with a total score of 202.39 points.
Korean men’s figure skater Cha Jun-hwan (22, Korea University) aimed to win medals for the second consecutive time in the competition, but unfortunately finished in 4th place. Cha Jun-hwan scored 166.37 points, a combination of 83.06 points in technical score (TES), 84.31 points in art score (PCS), and 1 point in deduction in the men’s single free skating held at the same place on the 12th. With a final total of 250.14 points, including the short program score (83.77 points) from the previous day, she came in 4th place. Cha Jun-hwan became the first Korean male athlete to win a gold medal at the Four Continents Championships last year.