Four teams take gold at the Swedish Nationals
Second last year, Team Spirit took the gold title in the Junior division. /Credits: Navaz Sumar Photography
The 2018 Swedish National Championships took place this past weekend in Mölndal, Gothenburg and four synchro teams came away with gold medals.
In the Senior division, Team Surprise (Landvetter KK) is the 2018 Swedish champion with a total of 212.10 points. Team Boomerang from Göteborg earned 160.41 points and took the second place. Team Unity from Angered KK finished with the bronze medal (128.72 points). Absent last year, this team made its entry into the category this season and lived this weekend its first championships at Åby Ice Hall in Mölndal.
Swedish nationals is over already! We've managed to exceed so many of our goals and made amazing improvements since the the beginning of the season. We're now looking forward to our final competition of the season, Sjöslaget in Tjörn, and can't wait to see what more team Unity can accomplish together in the future 💪🏽🦅✨
At the top of the Junior podium: Team Spirit from Mölndal who returns to victory after a second place last year (total score of 138.17 points). The silver was taken by Team Nova from Konståkarna Borås and the bronze by Team Seaside (Tjörn KK).
The Novice division gathered 7 teams. The victory went to Team Karisma who posted the highest score of the category (52.36). Team Seaflowers and Team Together completed the podium.
In the youngest category, Team Happiness won the gold medal with an overall score of 34.27 points.
Yeasterday we competed in the Swedish championship and we are very satisfied with our performance✨ We ended up in first place with a score of 52,36 which is the highest score we’ve gotten this season💗 We skated for everyone who has been a part of Karisma! And that’s what this years theme is about. To show our appreciation for everyone who has helped us, cheered for us, been a part of us, trained us etc.❤️ Ohana is forever🌺 Now we’re looking forward to Budapest this weekend! We are so excited to try to beat the highest score of the season there 💗 #skatesweden #glädjeglödgemenskap #teamkarismaswe
This competition was also the last event before Sweden hosted the Senior World Championships on 6-7 April. Since its recent history of synchronized skating, Sweden has already won six gold medals.
Source: MyNewsDest / Skate Sweden
Results - TOP 3
National Swedish Championships 2018
FEB 24, 2018 - FEB 25, 2018
|1||Team Karisma (SWE)||52.36|
|2||Team Seaflowers (SWE)||47.18|
|3||Team Together (SWE)||42.10|
|1||Team Spirit (SWE)||138.17|
|2||Team Nova (SWE)||130.47|
|3||Team Seaside (SWE)||121.57|
|1||Team Surprise (SWE)||212.10|
|2||Team Boomerang (SWE)||160.41|
|3||Team Unity (SWE)||128.72|