Second Finnish Qualifications started on Saturday in Tampere


The Valley Bay Synchro junior team is currently in 4th place. / Credits: Kirsi Laine Photography

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. 

In Seniors, Marigold IceUnity took the first position after the short program competition earning 77.10 points with their Olympic dream program “Why not?” They had calm performance despite an unfortunate fall in twizzels. 

Team Unique gathered 75.68 points and was the second. Their energetic street dance program convinced with a quick and skillful technique which was greatly performed. 

The third was Helsinki Rockettes earning 72.50 points. They had one fall but the program “Symphony of passion” was full of emotions. 

Lumineers took the fourth place with 69.13 points. They skated their best and the program was strong wholeness with effective interpretation. 

In the Junior competition, Dream Edges took the first place with no doubt. They skated strong and sharp program earning 74.83 points with their theme “Ugly Duckling”. 

Second was Team Fintastic with 70.96 points. “The Curse of the Ghost Riders” program had good speed and convincing performance. 
Musketeers are in third place and they got points 66.41. Despite a little fall, they performed a really energetic Manga-style program for the theme “Cosplay”.

The Novice competition has been split into two parts. The first teams had competition on Saturday and others will skate on Sunday. Team Dynamique was the winner of the first section. They earned 64.05 points with their harmonious and strong Ballerina program.

The second was Diamond Edges with 61.81 points. Their “Death on the Nile” theme was powerfully interpreted. Aurora Borealis got the bronze medal earning 59.80 points. They skated beautifully the program “Ballerina –A story of an orphan girl”. 

The second Finnish qualifications continue on Sunday with the Senior and Junior Free Skate and the second Novice competition.

Results - TOP 3

Finnish second qualifications 2018
Tampere (FIN)
DEC 08, 2018 - DEC 09, 2018

Novice A
TEAM Score
1Team Dynamique (FIN)64.05
2Diamond Edges (FIN)61.21
3Aurora Borealis (FIN)59.80

Novice A
TEAM Score
1Starlights (FIN)64.80
2Finettes (FIN)60.62
3Valley Bay Synchronics (FIN)56.26

TEAM Score
1Dream Edges (FIN)182.04
2Team Fintastic (FIN)170.42
3Valley Bay Synchro (FIN)163.79

TEAM Score
1Marigold IceUnity (FIN)210.68
2Team Unique (FIN)210.20
3Helsinki Rockettes (FIN)201.33