His scores from the international panel of six judges: 99, 98, 98, 98, 96, 97. The high and low are thrown out, leaving him with an average of 97.75. Hirano was second, Australia’s Scotty James third. Americans Ben Ferguson, Chase Josey and Pates were fourth, sixth and eighth.
Published at Wed, 14 Feb 2018 06:55:00 +0000
The Netherlands continues to run the table in speedskating, gaining four golds in four races, this time Kjeld Nuis taking the men‘s 1,500 meters. Netherlands also got second. It has won eight of the 12 speedskating medals awarded so far. Joey Mantia, who like fellow U.S. speedskater Brittany Bowe is from Ocala, Fla., was the highest American finisher at eighth, 1.85 seconds behind the winner.
Published at Tue, 13 Feb 2018 23:00:00 +0000