Figure Shinjia wins the Junior Grand Prix Short after falling 7.72 points behind the winner.
The next ace of women’s singles figure skating, Shin Jia (Youngdong), has booked a gold medal with a flawless performance in her first international competition of the 2023-2024 season.
Shin finished first in the women’s single short program with a technical score of 40.31, artistic score of 30.07 and total score of 70.38 at the second round of the 2023 International Ice Skating Union (ISU) Figure Junior Grand Prix in Linz, Austria, on Monday (Jan. 1).
She was the only one of 33 competitors to break the 70-point mark, and finished a whopping 7.72 points ahead of second-place Haruna Murakami (62.66, JPN).
Shin’s performance was overwhelming. After a graceful start to her short program to Fascination, she executed her first task, a triple flip-triple toe-loop combination jump, to perfection.
It was reminiscent of watching “Figure Queen” Kim Yeon-ah in her competitive days as she leapt to great heights and spun quickly.
Shin earned 1.59 GOE points for this jump alone.
She then continued her performance with a clean double axel jump.
The nonjumping task was graceful and beautiful, with a flying sit spin that he executed with no faltering, earning him a Level 4, the highest level of difficulty.
His second half of the routine, worth 10 percent extra points, was also unwavering.
He executed his first task, a triple lutz, perfectly, earning a GOE of 1.69.
She followed that up with a change foot combination spin, step sequence and layback spin, all performed to a level 4, which drew applause from the crowd.
With an all-clean performance, Shin will go for gold in the women’s single free skate at dawn on February 2.
Shin is a junior standout who won back-to-back silver medals at the Junior Figure Skating World Championships in 2022 and 2023.
In preparation for the new season, she trained intensively in Japan and worked with David Wilson, a choreographer who has worked with Kim, to create her program for the 2023-2024 season.
Her teammate Kwon Min-sol (Mok Dong-joong) 카지노사이트킴 finished eighth with a score of 50.10.