Im Hae-na (19) and Quan-ye (22, Canada), the ‘hope of Korean ice dancing’, are the first medals in Asia as well as Korea in ice dance at the International Skating Union (ISU) Figure Skating Junior Championships grabbed the
Lim Hae-na and Quan-ye team scored 55.09 points in technical score (TES) and 48.22 points in art point (PCS) in the free dance of the 2022-2023 season ISU Figure Skating Junior World Championships held at Winsports Arena A in Calgary, Canada on the 5th (Korean time). It received a combined total score of 103.31 points.
With a final total of 174.39 points combined with a score of 71.08 in rhythm dance, the group Lim Hae-na and Quan-ye took the silver medal following the group Katerina Mrazkova-Daniel Mrazek (above the Czech Republic) who won the championship with 177.36 points.
Nadia Vashinska-Peter Beaumont (above Canada), who scored 169.13 points, won the bronze medal.
The team Haena Lim and Quanye won the first round of the Junior Grand Prix held in Courchevel, France last August. For the first time in Korean ice dancing history, those who reached the top in an ISU major event won a silver medal at the Junior Grand Prix Final, the ‘Wangjungwangjeon’ in December.
They are changing the history of ice dancing in Korea. In this event, they won medals in ice dancing at the Junior World Championships for the first time in Korea and Asia.
In the rhythm dance the day before, they scored 71.08 points, their personal best. The rising trend beyond the 70-point mark in rhythm dance led to free dance. Team Haena Lim and Quanye, who showed strength in the free dance this season, performed all elements without major mistakes, exceeding the previous personal best score of 99.25 (2022 ISU Junior Grand Prix France competition).
In addition, the final total also received 174.39 points, far exceeding the previous highest score of 162.53 points. 온라인카지노
The Lim Hae-na-Quan-ye group appeared on the ice in the 19th order among the 20 participating teams. They kicked off the match with their free dance song this season, ‘The Dance of Death’ by Saint-Saëns.
Those who opened the program with a choreo graphic spin move scored a high performance score of 2.37 in this element. In Synchronized Twizzle, Lin Hae-na received the highest grade of level 4, but Quan-ye was unfortunately only level 3.
The long-term straight line lift induced the audience’s elasticity. A performance score of 1.44 was awarded for this technique, and a performance score of 2.99 was obtained for the circular step sequence.
Im Hae-na’s mature facial expression saved the excitement of the program. Also, compared to the beginning of this season, the breathing that has developed further has saved the completeness of the program.
In the dance spin and the final task, the rotational lift, they did not miss level 4. In the choreo step sequence, it received a performance score of 2.73. Those who finished the program encouraged each other with bright expressions as if they were satisfied.
Having finished this season, Lim Hae-na and Quan-ye prepare for the next season in Montreal, Canada, where they train.