Crystal Ice Junior won the short program event


Thursday evening in Poland, Crystal Ice from Russia finished first in the junior short programs competition. The Finnish team Valley Bay Synchro is, for the moment, 2nd and Teams Elite Junior (USA) 3rd.

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The first stage of the Challenger Series started Thursday evening in Gdansk, Poland, with the junior short programs.

Skating in the 2nd group, Crystal Ice achieved the best score of the day (70.63). The Russian team skated a very energetic program in black and red dresses, starting the program with very nice moves. 

Valley Bay Synchro finished 2nd in the competition after their program "The Giving tree" scoring 64.45. With a six point gap, the Finnish team will have to present a perfect program tomorrow to reach the gold. 

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Teams Elite Junior (USA) finished in third place after a program that brought them 57.88 points. Despite two falls in the twizzles, the team showed great energy during the performance.

The local team, Ice Fire Junior, was able to create a nice surprise during the short programs, finishing 4th, between the two U.S. teams. Lexettes finished in provisional 5th place. Team Illuminettes from the Netherlands and Team Le Soleil from Poland complete the ranking.

Read the interview with Lexettes
Carried out a few days before the competition
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Results - TOP 3

6th Hevelius Cup
Gdansk (POL)
JAN 06, 2022 - JAN 08, 2022

TEAM Score
1Crystal Ice (RUS)201.87
2Valley Bay Synchro (FIN)180.72
3Teams Elite (USA)169.74

TEAM Score
1Team Tatarstan (RUS)226.00
2Crystal Ice (RUS)212.04
3Dream Edges (FIN)210.35