Cha Jun-hwan (Korea University), the ‘signboard for men’s figure skating’, fell while jumping in the short program, and the yellow light came on for his second consecutive victory at the International Skating Union (ISU) Figure Skating Four Continents Championships.
Cha Jun-hwan scored 41.95 points in technical score (TES) and 42.82 points in art point (PCS) in the men’s single short program on the first day of the 2023 ISU Figure Skating Four Continents Championships held at Broughmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs, USA on the 10th (Korean time). with a total score of 83.77 and took 5th place.
The score of 83.77 is far below Cha Jun-hwan’s all-time high of 99.51 points set at the Beijing Olympics in February last year, as well as this season’s highest score of 94.44 points recorded at the Senior Grand Prix ‘Skate America’ in October last year.
Gao Miura (Japan) ranked first with a score of 91.90, followed by Keegan Messing (Canada) with a score of 86.70, second, and Jimmy Ma (USA) with a score of 86.64. China’s Jin Boyang finished fourth with 85.32 points.
Gyeong Jae-seok, who competed with the Taegeuk mark along with Cha Jun-hwan, ranked 9th with 75.30 points. Sihyung Lee ranked 14th with 70.38 points.
Cha Jun-hwan, who won the first four continental championships in Korean male figure skating history last year, tried to win a second consecutive championship, but the gap with the first place widened from the short program. 바카라사이트
Cha Jun-hwan, who moved his body to Michael Jackson’s dance medley, jumped well, earning 2.49 GOE (plus points) for the first jump, the quadruple salcho (base score 9.70), but the next task, triple lutz-triple loop (base score 7.60) point) and fell down while landing, and the score was drastically reduced.
The final jump, the triple axel (basic score of 8.80 points), received a GOE of -1.03 as it was judged to be a quarter landing that turned less than a quarter from the landing point.
Cha Jun-hwan scored 42.82 points in TES, the second highest score after Messing (44.01 points).
Just before the short program, Cha Jun-hwan did not follow the luck by clearing it and getting ready again after the referee said that there was a foreign object on the ice.
After acting, he also showed a gloomy appearance, such as lowering his head in Kiss and Cryzone.
Cha Jun-hwan aims for a come-from-behind victory through free skating, which will be held from 10:00 am on the 12th.