Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Javier Fernandez in Canada excels and surprises

The Spanish Javier Fernandez has shone in the ISU Grand Prix Final in Quebec (Canada) and has achieved the third position in the short program with a score of 81.26.

Fernandez, who this morning has become the first Spanish dispute this test reserved for the top six athletes in the season, has only been surpassed by the world champion, Canadian Patrick Chan, the only one who has signed two wins quotations from the Grand Prix this season and has also signed his world record of the season (86.63) and American Jeremy Abbott (82.66).

Fernandez embroidered in its action a quadruple 'toe' and a triple Axel highly valued by judges, but failed to complete its combination triple lutz-triple toe ', thus leaving in just a double, which prevented him from sealing an exercise could have been branded as perfect.

"I have to keep working with my triple flip 'and triple' Lutz 'for the championship of Spain and the European Championships because they are my worst jumps," said the skater Spanish.

Fernandez will attempt to climb one place in the long program, because it has a more difficult exercise than the U.S. Abbott. Spanish sport has only 1.4 points behind the American.

Men's short program:
1 .- Patrick Chan (CAN) 86.63 points
2 .- Jeremy Abbott (USA) 82.66
3 .- Javier Fernandez (ESP) 81.26
4 .- Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) 79.33
5 .- Daisuke Takahashi (JPN) 76.49
Michal Brezina 6 .- (CZE) 75.26.


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