Figure hopeful Kim Yoo-sung finishes second in first short at Junior Grand Prix

Twin junior national figure skating team member Kim Yoo-sung (Pyeongchonjung) got off to a strong start in her major international debut with a second-place finish in the short program.

Kim scored 35.93 technical elements (TES) and 27.11 artistic elements (PCS) for a total of 63.04 points to finish second in the women’s single short program at the first round of the 2023-2024 International Ice Skating Union (ISU) Figure Junior Grand Prix in Bangkok, Thailand, 토토사이트 on Thursday.

She was 4.45 points behind first-place Ami Nakai (JPN), who scored 67.49 points. Nakai is a favorite after winning bronze at last year’s World Junior Championships.

Kim will try to win her first career Junior Grand Prix medal in the free skate at the same venue on Friday.

Overall, Kim’s performance was error-free.

After landing a clean double axel in her first performance, 스포츠토토 Kim also landed a clean triple flip-triple toe-loop combination jump, earning a 1.21 GOE.

She then performed her flying sitspin at the highest difficulty level, Level 4.

On her triple lutz, which was placed in the extra credit section, Kim received an Attention (caution on edge), earning her a GOE of 0.08.

After completing all of her jumping tasks, Kim executed her change foot combination spin to a level 4, followed by a step sequence (level 3) and a layback spin (level 4).

Kim Yoo-sung is the identical twin of Kim Yoo-jae (Pyeongchonjung), who placed fourth at last year’s World Junior Championships.

Her teammate Han Hee-soo (Sunil Girls’ Middle School) finished sixth with a score of 55.29.

In the next event, the men’s single short program, 스포츠토토맨 Lee Min-kyu (Kyungshin Middle School) finished fifth with 67.40 points.

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