JGP #3 in Linz, Austria, Sept. 12-15, 2012
Posted by unseenskaters on September 13, 2012
The third JGP takes place in Linz, Austria, and Team USA consists of Samantha Cesario, Hannah Miller; Nathan Chen, Jay Yostanto; Britney Simpson & Matthew Blackmer, Jessica Calalang & Zack Sidhu, Brianna de la Mora & Taylor Wilson (pairs); Rachel & Michael Parsons and Whitney Miller & Kyle MacMillan (dance). Making their JGP debuts here are Chen, de la Mora/Wilson, and Miller/MacMillan.
Click here for JGP Austria starting orders, results, schedule (Austria is 6 hours ahead of Eastern Time)
THURSDAY results for Team USA:
Short Dance: Parsons/Parsons 4th (51.07, a new ISU PB), Miller/MacMillan 9th (41.78);
Pairs SP: Simpson/Blackmer 5th (45.90), Calalang/Sidhu 6th (45.63), de la Mora/Wilson 11th (34.65);
Men’s SP: N Chen 2st (75.15! – landed 3A, 3Lz+3T, 3F), Yostanto 6th (53.84).
FRIDAY updates for Team USA:
Ladies SP: Miller 2nd (55.47, a new ISU PB), Cesario 4th (54.38);
Free Dance: Parsons/Parsons finish 6th (114.05 total), Miller/MacMillan 10th (97.81 total);
Pairs FS: Simpson/Blackmer finished 5th, Calalang/Sidhu 6th, de la Mora/Wilson 11th.
Nathan Chen scored an impressive 146.85 in FS, 222.00 overall to win the GOLD by 36 points! Yostanto 165.74 6th overall, 111.90 5th in FS (both new ISU PB scores for him).
Hannah Miller wins SILVER and Samantha Cesario BRONZE!