Lumière Cup starts today in the Netherlands


Credits: Lumière Cup 2017

This is a great day for synchro skaters from Netherlands. The very first Lumière Cup is about to begin in Eindhoven, a city located close to the German and Belgium borders. Teams from many different countries will competed this weekend in the IJssportcentrum. Interview with the chairman of the organizing committee.

The Lumière Cup is coming soon… Is everything ready? 
Ellie van Soest: Well, almost ready. Than, you are never totally ready. But ready enough to welcome the teams which are competing. We are eager to make it as perfect as possible.

How many teams are registered?
Ellie van Soest: This year, 24 teams from 7 countries are engaged and will skate in Eindhoven.

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This is the first time that this competition is organized, what is the most exciting moment for you? 
Ellie van Soest: Most exciting is to welcome so many different nationalities. We hope to be able to organize every year from now on, so our goal is even more different countries and more teams to participate at Lumière Cup.

Why is this competition so special in Eindhoven? 
Ellie van Soest: This is the first time there is a competition for synchronized skating in Eindhoven and our beautiful icerink. This is the biggest synchronized skating competition at this moment in The Netherlands!

The Lumiere Cup takes place on Friday and Saturday in the Netherlands.

Results - TOP 3

Lumière Cup 2017
Eindhoven (NED)
MAR 03, 2017 - MAR 04, 2017

TEAM Score
1Team Illumination (NED)91.18

TEAM Score
1Black Diam’s (FRA)93.08
2Illuminettes (NED)66.20

Mixed Age
TEAM Score
1Team Butterfl Ice (GER)39.99
2New Horizons (GER)37.35
3Ice Fire (POL)34.69

Junior B
TEAM Score
1Ice on Fire (ITA)61.98
2Team Ice Fire (POL)46.96
3Team Ixia (BEL)35.30