The most expecting competition for Juniors took place this weekend (11-12 March 2016) in Zagreb, Croatia. Twenty teams from the whole world were skating for a medal at the 2016 ISU World Junior Challenge Cup. Canada won the gold, Finland took the second place and Russia earned the bronze medal.
A new gold medal for the Canadians. Les Suprêmes Juniors from St-Léonard, Montréal, did the best in the two programs this weekend. They took the gold medal with 179,44 points. On the second place, the Finnish Team Fintastic (172,91 points) who present a great free program. The Russian team Yunost won the bronze. This team did a good performance especially in their short program (total score: 169,93 points).
At the 4th place, the American Skyliners who are really not far from the 3rd rank. Then, the Musketeers from Finland, the Russian vice-champions Crystal Ice, the famous Lexettes (USA) and the Canadian champions 2016 NEXXICE.
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Junior World Challenge Cup 2016
|1||Les Suprêmes (CAN 1) (CAN)||63.71||115.73||179.44|
|2||Team Fintastic (FIN 1) (FIN)||61.11||111.80||172.91|
|3||Yunost (RUS 1) (RUS)||62.02||107.91||169.93|
|4||Skyliners (USA 1) (USA)||58.16||109.01||167.17|
|5||Musketeers (FIN 2) (FIN)||58.43||103.72||162.15|
|6||Crystal Ice (RUS 2) (RUS)||57.02||101.71||158.73|
|7||Lexettes (USA 2) (USA)||53.25||96.40||149.65|
|8||NEXXICE (CAN 2) (CAN)||54.25||95.22||149.47|
|9||Team Spirit (SWE 1) (SWE)||42.45||94.44||136.89|
|10||Team Berlin (GER)||39.61||83.34||122.95|
|11||Team Convivium (SWE 2) (SWE)||40.87||76.97||117.84|
|12||Team Darlings (CZE)||34.09||72.26||106.35|
|13||Hot Shivers (ITA)||38.59||65.49||104.08|
|14||Cool Dreams (SUI)||34.82||65.45||100.27|
|15||Team Icicles (GBR)||32.28||65.01||97.29|
|16||Diamond Laces (HUN)||21.61||53.50||75.11|
|17||Zagreb Snowflakes (CRO)||25.74||45.06||70.8|