Park So-youn places 12th in skating event

Home > Sports > Baseball

print dictionary print

Park So-youn places 12th in skating event

FIGURE SKATING

Korea’s Park So-youn finished 12th at the World Figure Skating Championships in Shanghai, failing to place inside the top 10.

This was Park’s second time participating in the Worlds. Last year, she finished ninth with a total score of 176.71.

The 18-year-old who attends Shinmok High School posted 160.75 points in total after scoring 106.80 points in the women’s free skating and 53.95 points in the short program on Thursday.

Meanwhile, her compatriot and rival Kim Hae-jin finished 19th with a total score of 136.24 points. She had only 86.21 points in the free skating and 50.03 points in the short program. However, the Gwacheon High School Student was able to finish better than last year’s Worlds, in which she finished 23rd.

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva of Russia won the women’s event with a score of 210.36 points, beating Japan’s Satoko Miyahara, who had 193.60 points.

By Joo Kyung-don

More in Baseball

New Wyverns name may have some 'sucky' connotations

Emart bought Wyverns for $122 million, name not confirmed

SK reportedly sells Wyverns baseball club to Emart

Yang Hyeon-jong extends self-imposed deadline for MLB offer

Kiwoom Heroes appoint Hong Won-ki as new manager

Log in to Twitter or Facebook account to connect
with the Korea JoongAng Daily
help-image Social comment?
lock icon

To write comments, please log in to one of the accounts.

Standards Board Policy (0/250자)

What’s Popular Now