Figure skating star Seo-jin Yoon (15, Mokil Middle School) ranked second in the short program in her debut at the International Skating Union (ISU) Figure Skating Junior Grand Prix.

Seojin Yoon received 65.98 points, including 36.24 technical scores (TES) and 29.74 artistic scores (PCS)

in the women’s single short program at the 3rd competition of the ISU Figure Skating Junior Grand Prix of the 2023-2024 season held in Istanbul, Turkey on the 7th (Korean time). .

Seojin Yoon ranked second with Ami Nakai (Japan), who took first place with 67.07 points. Yujae Kim (14, Pyeongchon Middle School) ranked third with 65.33 points.

Seojin Yoon, one of the promising figures who will lead the future of Korean figure skating, took on the ISU Junior Grand Prix stage in earnest this season.  고스톱사이트

After placing 7th in the women’s singles at the national all-around championships last January, she wore her Taegeuk mark.

Last July she competed in the Junior Grand Prix qualifying event in women’s singles

where she placed third, qualifying her for two Junior Grand Prix events this season.

Seojin Yoon, who competed in the short program at this competition, her debut performance

got off to a good start by completing all of her elements without making any major mistakes.

Seojin Yoon performed her first jumping task, a triple flip + triple toe loop combination jump, cleanly.

 However, her second jump, a double axel, was deducted 0.09 points for having a quarter landing (jump rotation short of 90 degrees).

The final jump, the Triple Lutz, was completed without mistakes and earned a score of execution (GOE) of 0.84.

The flying sit spin and change foot combination spin received the highest rating, level 4. 

The layback spin and step sequence were rated level 3.

Yujae Kim, who also participated, took third place with 65.33 points, including 36.73 technical points (TES) and 28.6 artistic points (PCS).

Kim Yoo-jae is the twin sister of Kim Yu-seong (14, Pyeongchon Middle School), who won the silver medal in the women’s singles at the first round of the Junior Grand Prix, which ended in BangkokThailand on the 25th of last month. She is the second Korean female athlete to succeed in a triple axel in a real match after Yoo Young (19).

Last year she competed at the Junior Grand Prix of France, where she won a bronze medal, and at the Junior World Championships last March, she placed fourth. She improved her medal chances by scoring 65.33 points, her highest individual short program score in this event.

She has a gap of only 1.09 points between Seojin Yoon and first place Nakai. Kim Yoo-jae, in third place, is 1.74 points behind.

Seojin Yoon and Yujae Kim will challenge for a medal in the free skating event to be held on the 8th.

Meanwhile, Seo Min-gyu (15, Kyungshin Middle School) will participate in the men’s singles competition. The men’s single short program will be held on the 8th.

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