Team Convivium and Team Surprise, 2017 Swedish national champions


Team Surprise (FIN) /Credits : Beata Holmgren / Studio Emma Svensson

Just like Finland, Canada and the United States, Sweden organized its national championships this weekend. It was an exceptional championship with no less than 18 teams and nearly 400 skaters who met in Borås on February 25 and 26. Rising figures that reflect a good development of the discipline in the country.

In the Juvenile category, Team Happiness from Kungsbacka won with a total of 36.70 points. Team Fantazy (Ytterby kk) and Team Seastar (Tjörn kk) took the second and third places with respective scores of 29.25 and 25.31 points.

Team Seaflowers from Tjörn won the Novice category with a total of 51.17 points. Team Karisma (Göteborg kk), who were the reigning champions and favorite of the novice category, came in second place after a 3-fall program and a score of 46.73. In third place, Team Together from Kungsbacka with 45.21 points.

In the Junior category the battle was intense and interesting. Despite a victory in the free program competition, Team Spirit (Kungsbacka / Mölndal) holders of the title, ended up bringing home the silver medal with a total of 139.96. Team Convivium (Göteborg kk) enjoyed renewed success and won its 16th national title with a total of 142.65 points.Team Nova (Kållered / Borås) reached the third place with 112.65 points.

As the official qualifications for the Junior world championships are prior to the Swedish championships, Team Spirit will represent Sweden as Team Sweden 1 next month in Canada. Team Convivium will be there as Team Sweden 2.

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There were only two participating teams in the Senior category. Team Surprise (Landvetter KK) retains its crown, totaling 190.31 points at the end of the two days of competition. Team Boomerang (Göteborg KK) brought home the silver with a total score of 154.86. Both teams will represent Sweden at the world synchronized skating championships in Colorado Springs in early April 2017.

Results - TOP 3

National Swedish Championships 2017
Boras (SWE)
FEB 25, 2017 - FEB 26, 2017

TEAM Score
1Team Seaflowers (SWE)51.17
2Team Karisma (SWE)46.73
3Team Together (SWE)45.21

TEAM Score
1Team Convivium (SWE)142.65
2Team Spirit (SWE)139.96
3Team Nova (SWE)112.65

TEAM Score
1Team Surprise (SWE)190.31
2Team Boomerang (SWE)154.86