Gracie Gold fourth, Ashley Wagner sixth; Figure Skating Results after Short Program

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United States figure skater Gracie Gold is fourth after the short program on Wednesday. Gold, 18, is hoping to turn her win at U.S. Nationals into a medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Gold is currently a sizable 6.29 points behind leader Yuna Kim of Korea.

Ashley Wagner, 22, is currently sixth while 15-year-old Polina Edmunds sits seventh.

The trio will compete on Thursday with their Free Program.

Mao Asada of Japan, a 2010 silver medalist, stumbled to 16th place after the short program.

Women’s Figure Skating Results after Short Program

Place Country Name Total Segment Score
1 KOR Yuna KIM 74.92
2 RUS Adelina SOTNIKOVA 74.64
3 ITA Carolina KOSTNER 74.12
4 USA Gracie GOLD 68.63
5 RUS Yulia LIPNITSKAYA 65.23
6 USA Ashley WAGNER 65.21
7 USA Polina EDMUNDS 61.04
8 JPN Akiko SUZUKI 60.97
9 FRA Mae Berenice MEITE 58.63
10 GER Nathalie WEINZIERL 57.63
11 CHN Zijun LI 57.55
12 ITA Valentina MARCHEI 57.02
13 CAN Kaetlyn OSMOND 56.18
14 CHN Kexin ZHANG 55.80
15 JPN Kanako MURAKAMI 55.60
16 JPN Mao ASADA 55.51
17 GEO Elene GEDEVANISHVILI 54.70
18 KOR Haejin KIM 54.37
19 CAN Gabrielle DALEMAN 52.61
20 CZE Elizaveta UKOLOVA 51.87
21 SVK Nicole RAJICOVA 49.80
22 AUS Brooklee HAN 49.32
23 KOR So Youn PARK 49.14
24 NOR Anne Line GJERSEM 48.56
25 GBR Jenna MCCORKELL 48.34
26 AUT Kerstin FRANK 48.00
27 SWE Viktoria HELGESSON 47.84
28 UKR Natalia POPOVA 47.42
29 EST Elena GLEBOVA 46.19
30 BRA Isadora WILLIAMS 40.37