Korea Wins Gold Medal in Figure Skating Team Event

Youth Olympics, Korea Wins Gold Medal in Figure Skating Team Event... Kim Hyun-gyeom, Two-Time Winner

Shin Ji-ah, reversed to first place with her highest personal score in the last match.

The first competition held as a national competition, winning by 1 point over the United States... Korea's first champion 스포츠토토

The Korean youth figure skating team won a gold medal in the figure skating team event at the 2024 Gangwon Winter Youth Olympic Games (Gangwon 2024).

Korea, which formed the national team with women's single Shin Ji-ah (Yeongdong Middle School), men's single Kim Hyeon-gyeom (Han Gwanggo), and ice dance Kim Ji-ni and Lee Namu (Gyeonggi Provincial Skating Federation), recorded 13 ranking points at the team event held at the Gangneung Ice Arena in Gangwon-do on the 1st.

They won by one point over the United States (12 points).

The bronze medal went to Canada (9 points).

Korea won gold medals at Gangwon 2024 in the short track men's 1,500m Joo Jae-hee (Han Gwang-go), the men's bobsleigh monobob (single-seater) Jae Hwan So (Sangji Daegwallyeong High School), the snowboard men's slopestyle Lee Chae-un (Suri High School), and the men's freestyle skiing.

This is the 6th following dual mogul Lee Yoon-seung (Song Gok-go) and Kim Hyeon-gyeom in men's figure skating.

Kim Hyun-gyeom became the first Korean player to win two gold medals in this tournament, and Shin Ji-ah won her second medal following the silver medal in women's singles.

Korea's first runners, Ji-ni Kim and Namu Lee, ranked 3rd out of 5 teams in the ice dance free dance with a technical score (TES) of 44.37 points, artistic score (PCS) of 37.78 points, and a total of 82.15 points, earning 3 ranking points. got it

Although he did not participate in the pair that followed, men's singles Kim Hyeon-gyeom received 70.18 points in TES, 67.20 points in PCS, 1 deduction point, and a total of 136.38 points, ranking first among the five players and adding five ranking points.

Ahead of the women's singles event, Korea ranked second with a total score of 8 points, following the United States (12 points).

And Shin Ji-ah, the last runner of the national team, pulled off a dramatic comeback in the women's singles.

Jia Shin took first place with 74.44 points in TES, 63.04 points in PCS, and 137.48 points in total, far ahead of Sherry Jang (USA, 122.76 points), and earned 5 ranking points, beating the US by one point.

Ji-ah Shin achieved her highest free skating score (136.63 points).

In the Youth Olympic Figure Skating Team Event, ranking points are awarded for each ranking in four specific events (men's and women's singles, ice dance, and pairs), and the scores for the top three events are added to determine the final ranking.

The United States and Canada participated in all four events, while Korea, France, and China participated in only three events.

Korea also became the first country to win the figure skating team event at the Youth Olympic Games.

The Winter Youth Olympics, which started in 2012, has not held a figure skating team event as a national competition.

Players from each country formed teams and competed regardless of nationality.

Shin Ji-ah's acting that day was perfect.

Ji-ah Shin cleanly jumped on the double Axel, her first acting assignment, and then connected the triple loop, triple Salchow, and triple flip-double toe loop-double loop combination jumps flawlessly.

Shin Ji-ah, who gracefully performed the change foot combination spin at level 4, the highest level of difficulty, continued her unwavering performance even in the second half, when 10% extra points were awarded.

Shin Ji-ah performed the triple Lutz-triple toe loop combination jump perfectly, and then performed both the triple flip-double axel sequence jump and the triple Lutz without any mistakes.

Shin Ji-ah, who jumped all the jumps, continued her performance with vigor.

After drawing applause from the audience with the elegant Flying Camel Spin (Level 4) and Coreo sequence, the performance ended with the Flying Change Foot Combination Spin (Level 4).

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