The skater Javier Fernandez has achieved World Champion of Skating in Shanghai, a real hand in hand with the Olympic champion Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu.
Fernandez has achieved its goal World Champion figure skater, the same season that managed to be triple European champion and silver medal in the final Grand Prix of Barcelona, being the greatest achievement of ice sports in Spain.
After hanging twice bronze in 2013 and 2014, Javier went all out in the long program, before a packed Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai. Its distance on Yuzuru was minimal, only half points behind, so Javier just had to do what you know, a flawless long program.
First out was the Japanese who had his best program with a score of 175.88, which weighed a couple of glitches, a fall and a double instead of a quad.
Next on the scene was the Spanish skater, who masterfully played his “Barber of Seville”, earning a total score of 181.16, which will aupaba the top of world drawer.
Finally the gold was for the Spanish Javier Fernández (273.90 points), silver for the Japanese Yuzuru Hanyu (271.08) and bronze for Kazakhstan’s Denis Ten (267.72).
This result will allow Spain to have three squares next year on the world of Boston (USA).
1. Javier Fernandez (Spain) / 273.90
2. Yuzuru Hanyu (Japan) / 271.08
3. Denis Ten (Kazakhstan) /267.72
4. Jason Brown (USA) /248.29
5. Nam Nguyen (Canada) /242.59
6. Misha Ge (Uzbekistan) /234.89
7. Maksim Kovtun (Russia) /230.70
8. Adam Rippon (USA) / 229.71