Friday, February 10, 2012
4CC: Men short program
Patrick Chan took a solid lead after short program scoring 87.95. He struggled on the landing of the quad toe, yet did not fell, then did the triple axel and a triple lutz-triple toe combo. His other elements were all level four except the level three combo spin.
Surprisingly, Takahito Mura, the third Japanese man, took the second place nailing all his jumps: quad toe-triple toe combo, triple axel and triple lutz. He scored 83.44
Daisuke Takahashi is currently in third place because of a fall in his opening quad toe. After that he nailed the triple axel and triple lutz-triple toe. 82.59