Thursday, March 11

2010 World Junior Championships Mens Final

Yuzuru Hanyu from Japan was in third place after the short program but skated his way to the gold medal, earning 147.35 points in the free skate, for a total of 216.10. China's Nan Song was able to make his way onto the podium from fifth place in the short program. He finished with an overall score of 205.25, and won the silver medal. Artur Gachinski of Russia was sixth coming into the free skate, but scored 133.99 in the portion and it was enough to earn him the bronze medal, with a combined score of 199.19.

Keegan Messing of the United States held second place heading into the free skate, but his score of 128.13 in the portion and combined total of 197.03 dropped him to fourth overall. Teammate Grant Hochstein, who held the lead after the short program, only managed seventh place in the free skate and finished fifth overall.

Denis Ten of Kazakhstan, who, along with teammate Abzal Rakimgaliev, were the only skaters in the field to have competed in last months Olympic Games, fell from fourth place after the short program to ninth overall, only managing 103.46 points in the long program-- almost 40 points below his personal best.

2011 World Junior Championships Allotted Entries:
3 - Japan; 3 - Russia; 3 - United States
2 - China; 2 - Canada; 2 - Sweden; 2 - Kazakhstan
1 - All other countries

Free Skate Detailed Results from ISU

Complete Final Results

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