Bombardier and Yun Win Women Titles at Skate Canada Challenge
WINNIPEG, MB (December 3, 2022) – Fiona Bombardier of Newmarket, Ont., and Kara Yun of Vancouver, B.C., won the senior and junior women’s titles on Saturday to conclude the Skate Canada Challenge – Junior/Senior.
Bombardier, third after the short program on Friday, won the free skate to take the gold with 176.50 points. Amy Shao Ning Yang of Vancouver ranked fourth in the short and third in the free to take the silver with a score of 168.78. Sara-Maude Dupuis of Montreal climbed from seventh to third finishing with 167.65.
‘’I was here to battle for gold,’’ said Bombardier, who was second at junior nationals last season. ‘’I knew what I was able to do and just fought for it.’’
In junior women’s competition, Yun held on to the top spot despite having the second-best free skate with 170.87. Lulu Lin of Oakville, Ont., took the silver with 165.84 and Quebec’s Aleksa Volkova was third at 162.91
‘’I tried not to think about being first and skating last and kept the focus on myself,’’ said Yun. ‘’I was pleased with how I came back after the fall at the beginning and I was able to stay in the moment.’’
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