TALLIN, Estonia – Roman Sadovsky of Vaughan, Ont., was 13th in the men’s short program on Friday to advance to free skate at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships.
Shoma Uno of Japan is in first place with Adian Pitkeev and Alexandre Petrov, both of Russia, second and third.
Sadovsky, 15 and already competing at his second world juniors, was 13th last year and stands 13th as well after the short program nearing his personal best with 66.36 points. This season he won a Junior Grand Prix event and was also fourth and fifth at two others. He was fourth in the senior men’s event at nationals in January.
Nicolas Nadeau of Boisbriand, Que., missed qualifying for the free skate by one spot placing 25th.
Competition ends Saturday with the men’s free skate and the free dance featuring Mackenzie Bent of Uxbridge, Ont., and Garrett MacKeen of Oshawa, Ont., who stand second after Thursday’s short dance.
Full results: http://www.isuresults.com/results/wjc2015/index.htm