Kim becomes first Korean athlete to win gold in seven years
Kim Yoo-jae wins 2nd individual women’s singles title
Min Min-kyu wears a Korean flag behind his back after winning gold in the men’s singles at the third International Ice Skating Union (ISU) Figure Junior Grand Prix on Monday.
South Korea’s Min Min-kyu (15)
Has taken the top spot at the International Ice Skating Union (ISU) Figure Junior Grand Prix. The Korean won gold in the men’s singles event with a total score of 231.30 points at the third ISU Junior Grand Prix of the 2023-2024 season in Turkuye Istanbul on Monday.
It was the first gold medal for the Korean, who made his Junior Grand Prix debut last season. 섯다 His previous best result was third place at the sixth edition of the event last season (October).
It is the third time in seven years and third time in his career that a South Korean has won the men’s singles at the Junior Grand Prix since Cha Jun-hwan (22) in 2016. Lee Jun-hyung (27) first took the top spot in 2014.
Lee posted personal bests in both the short program (75.67 points) and free skate (155.63 points) at the event. He improved his previous best score by 21.71 points from the second Grand Prix in September last year.
After finishing second in the short program on the eighth day, Min placed first in the free skate on the ninth day to earn the highest total score. 온라인섯다 Min finished 8.95 points ahead of silver medalist RIO Nakata (15-JAPAN).
Out of the 27 skaters who competed at the event, Min was the only one to perform an “all clean” short program and free skate. “I was disappointed that I missed my triple axel in the first competition, but it was meaningful to perform a triple axel and a personal best score in this competition,” said Min.
Competing in the women’s singles, Kim Yoo-jae (14, Pyeongchon-joong) won the bronze medal. 카지노사이트랭크 It was her second individual bronze medal of the season after winning the first Grand Prix event last season.
fell on a triple axel and triple loop jump during her free skate routine, but managed to hold onto third place. Kim Yoo-jae is the twin sister of Kim Yoo-sung (Pyeongchonjung), who won a silver medal at the first competition in Bangkok, Thailand, 고스톱 last month.