2016 Winter Youth Olympics Skills Challenge: Day Three

Jake Riley has finished the Qualification phase of the Men’s Skills Challenge in ninth place after completing his remaining four skills. The second day of the Men’s Qualification included Skating Agility, Fastest Shot, Passing Precision and Puck Control. Riley finished with nine points, ten behind the winner Sebastian Cederle of Slovakia. As a result of his ninth place qualification Riley fails to advance to the Grand Final however he is the first reserve should one of the finalists be unable to compete.

Madison Poole will be on the ice today to compete in the Women’s Skills Challenge Grand Final after she finished third in the Qualification phase. The Grand Final will see the top eight competitors tested again in all six skills.

Jake Riley’s Qualification results:
– Fastest Lap: 9th (1 point)
– Shooting Accuracy: 3rd (3 points)
– Skating Agility: 11th (1 point)
– Fastest Shot: 15th (1 point)
– Passing Precision: 6th (2 points)
– Puck Control: 14th (1 point)
– Total points: 9

For more information see the following links:
Men’s Skills Challenge at IIHF.com
Women’s Skills Challenge at IIHF.com

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