OHPSI Figure Skater Nam Nguyen Crowned Junior World Champion

Monday, March 17, 2014

Congratulations to OHPSI athlete Nam Nguyen on winning Gold at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria.

The 15-year-old from Toronto landed two triple Axels to score 144.19 points in his free skate, Nguyen’s season’s best by nearly eight points. His overall score, when combined with his short program results, was 217.06. Russia’s Adian Pitkeev finished in 2nd with 212.51 points, while American Nathan Chen captured the bronze with 212.03.

Nguyen is part of Canadian Sport Institute Ontario’s Ontario High Performance Sport Initiative (OHPSI) program in partnership with Skate Ontario. The OHPSI program provides Ontario athletes with leadership, coaching support, sport science and sport medicine services, equipment and technology, and facility access to create an optimal Daily Training Environment.

Other OHPSI figure skaters competing at the World Junior Championships include Roman Sadovsky, who finished 13th in the men’s event; Mary Orr and Phelan Simpson, who finished 6th in the pairs event; and Mackenzie Bent and Garrett MacKeen, who came 12th in ice dance.

Next-up, Nguyen is headed to the World Senior Championships beginning March 24th in Tokyo.

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