It was the weekend that all Junior teams in Finland were waiting for. Find out below who will represent the country at the 2019 Junior World Championship in Neuchâtel (SUI) in March.
The Junior and Senior Russian teams Paradise and Sunrise 1 added gold medal as the 2019 Leon Lurje Trophy concluded Sunday in Gothenburg (SWE), where two Basic Novice teams were also crowned.
Russian teams were in utterly dominant form claiming all titles on Saturday at the 2019 Leon Lurje Trophy in Gothenburg, Sweden. Team Paradise and Sunrise 1 lead for the moment the Senior and Junior division after the short programs. Sunrise 2 dominated the Advanced Novice category.
The second Qualifications for Finnish teams were held in Tampere this weekend. Marigold IceUnity won the Seniors’ competition and Dream Edges was the best Junior team. The second section of Novice teams also had their competition – Starlights took the first place.
The second National Synchronized Skating Qualification in Finland started today in Tampere. After the short programs, Marigold IceUnity leads the Senior competition. In Juniors, Dream Edges took the first place and Team Dynamique is the winner of today´s Novice competition.
It has been an exciting weekend at Espoo Metro Arena. On Sunday Finnish Junior and Senior teams continued competing with their free programs and the second section of the Novice teams had their competition. There was a lot of new tricks and innovative elements which made the competition even more interesting.
The 1st National Synchronized Skating Qualification in Finland started today at Metro Arena, Espoo. After the short programs on Saturday, Helsinki Rockettes topped the Senior competition. In Juniors, Dream Edges took the first place and Finettes is the winner of today´s Novice competition.
After an exciting weekend full of drama, the Finnish champions are finally settled. Dream Edges won the Junior division and Marigold Ice Unity is the champion in the Senior category. Together with MIU, Team Unique will represent Finland at the World Championships in April even if Helsinki Rockettes are 2018 national vice-champions.
Big trill this weekend in Finland. On Saturday, the senior and junior best teams have shown their best in Helsinki during the short programs and the scores are very close. The big tension is the senior division because, at the end of the weekend, we’ll know which teams will represent Finland at the 2018 World Championships. The Novice division competed also on Saturday.
Representing the city of Kaarina, Dream Edges is the 2018 winner of junior qualifications and will be "Team Finland 1" this season. The results are historical as for the first time a non-Helsinki team will represent Finland at the World Junior Championships. Dream Edges earned a total of 108.63 points in free skating. Their total score (170.48) is the new season’s best. Team Fintastic is second.
The third qualifications for junior teams are held this weekend in Vantaa, Finland. Only the top 5 teams are competing. Dream Edges from Kaarina is leading after the short programs. They had one fall during a transition and earned 61.85 points.
For the Junior and Senior divisions, the 2018 Mozart Cup took place on Friday and Saturday in the scenic city of Salzburg in Austria. Les Suprêmes (CAN) bring home two medals, in gold and bronze. Teams from Russian, from the USA, and Finland completed the podiums.