JGP #6 in Logroño, Spain, Sept. 30-Oct. 3, 2015
Posted by unseenskaters on October 1, 2015
The penultimate event of the JGP series is underway in Logroño, Spain which is 6 hours ahead of Eastern time.
Team USA on Thursday:
Ladies SP: Brynne McIssac placed 7th (53.43) and Tessa Hong 9th (50.38) in their respective Team USA and JGP debuts in a field of 34.
Men’s SP: Nathan Chen raised his ISU personal best SP score (77.94) to lead the event by almost 10 points in a field of 24.
Team USA on Friday:
Short Dance: Elliana Pogrebinsky/Alex Benoit placed 3rd (59.13) and Chloe Lewis/Logan Bye 5th (57.03) of 17 teams. Both are new ISU personal best scores.
Junior Ladies FS: McIsaac rose to 4th in the FS (108.82) and 4th overall (162.25); Hong was 5th in FS (102.24) and 6th overall (152.62) of 33.
Team USA on Saturday:
Free Dance: Pogrebinsky/Benoit won their first JGP medal, BRONZE, with 2 more ISU personal best scores (83.72 FD, 142.85 total); ditto for Lewis/Bye (81.19 FD, 138.22 total) in finishing 5th of 16 teams.
Men’s FS: Nathan Chen won his second GOLD medal of the JGP series, 2nd in the FS (158.43), 1st overall (236.37). He has qualified for his second JGP Final.
Men: Nathan Chen (USA) 236.37, Daniel Samohin (ISR) 227.19, He Zhang (CHN) 193.31
Ladies: Yuna Shiraiwa (JPN) 186.80, Alisa Fedichkina (RUS) 186.38, Yura Matsuda (JPN) 178.98
Dance: Marie-Jade Lauriault/Romain Le Gac (FRA) 152.72, Betina Popova/Yuri Vlasenko (RUS) 150.94, Elliana Pogrebinsky/Alex Benoit (USA) 142.85