The Korean figure skating team, led by Lee Hae-in (18, Sehwa Girls’ High School) and Cha Jun-hwan (22, Korea University), won a silver medal at the International Skating Union (ISU) World Team Trophy, the first national competition. .
Cha Jun-hwan received a total of 187.82 points in the men’s single free skating event held at the Tokyo Gymnasium on the 15th, with a technical score (TES) of 95.54 and an art score (PCS) of 92.28 points.
In the women’s single short program, in which a total of 12 players participated, 2 from 6 countries, Cha Jun-hwan took first place.
Mateo Rizzo (Italy) ranked second with 187.35 points, and Jason Brown (USA) ranked third with 183.43 points. Kevin Aimoz (France) was in 4th place with 178.85 points, while USA’s ‘divine’ Ilya Malinin stayed in 5th place with 173.64 points due to a mistake in jumping.
Lee Si-hyung (23, Korea University), who participated together, scored 63.42 points in TES and 65.40 points in PCS, and was the lowest among 12 players.
In the pairs free skating that took place earlier, Hyejin Cho (18) and Stephen Adcock (28) ranked last among the six groups with 102.27 points.
The team trophy gives ranking points to each ranking in men’s and women’s single and pair short programs, free skating, ice dance, rhythm dance, and free dance, and adds them up to determine the final ranking by country.
As ranking points are given to all players, all participating players must achieve even results.
On this day, Cha Jun-hwan scored 12 ranking points, Lee Si-hyeong 1 point, and Cho Hye-jin and Adcock added 7 points, and Korea recorded a final ranking point of 95, ranking second after the United States (120 points).
Japan, who recorded 94 ranking points, took the bronze medal.
This is the first time that Korea has participated in the team trophy, which features the six countries with the best results in a season. Although he has participated in the team event at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, this is his first appearance at the team trophy.
As foreign nationals joined the pair and ice dance competitions, Korea, which strengthened its competitiveness, qualified for the first time. 토스카지노
At last month’s World Championships, they succeeded in winning thanks to the good performances of star stars Lee Hae-in and Cha Jun-hwan, who won silver medals side by side. Lee Hae-in took first place in both the women’s single short program and free skating, and Cha Jun-hwan also took second place in the men’s single short program.
After making a mistake in the second half of his performance, Cha Jun-hwan scored 8.57 points short of his ISU-certified free skating high score of 196.39, which he set when he won silver at the World Championships last month, but placed his name at the top of the leaderboard.
Cha Jun-hwan, who started acting according to the original soundtrack of the movie 007 James Bond series ‘No Time To Die’, scored a whopping 4.02 points on the performance score (GOE) by neatly jumping the quadruple salcho.
Then, while perfectly digesting the quadruple toe loop, he earned a GOE of 3.12 points.
Cha Jun-hwan, who also performed the triple lutz-triple loop combination jump and triple flip without mistakes, performed both the flying camel spin and step sequence at the highest level of difficulty, Level 4.
Cha Jun-hwan performed the triple axel-double axel sequence jump neatly placed in the second half of the performance with 10% extra points, but made the mistake of handling the triple axel only as a single.
Then, in the triple lutz-single oiler-triple salchow combination jump, the Lutz jump quarter landing (if the number of jump rotations is less than 90 degrees) was judged and GOE 1.60 points were reduced.
Cha Jun-hwan, who completed all the jump tasks, also treated both the change foot combination spin and the flying change foot combination spin as level 4, and finished the performance with a choreo sequence (level 1).
Meanwhile, the figure skating team will return home on the 17th after the competition.