Team Olympia will represent the Czech Republic at Senior Worlds 2020
Team Olympia qualified last weekend and will represent the Czech Republic at the Senior Worlds 2020. (Credits: Lote Lapaine & Aigars Altenbergs - 2019)
Last weekend (6-7th of December), the international synchronized skating competition Riga Amber Cup was held for the second time in Riga, Latvia. The competition took place in the cozy and modern ice rink “Kurbads”. This ice rink is so special that it even does have a hanging fireplace on the second floor hall. Check out the results!
Team Ice Fire from Poland won the Basic Novice category with 33.88 points. Ice Fire performed their Mary Poppins themed program with great speed and creative transitions, receiving the highest technical points in their category. Team Amberlight from Latvia took second place with 24.89 points skating their elegant "Sea" themed program. The highlight of the program was their effective wheel, which suited greatly to their music. The third place went to Finnish team Ice Sweets (fun fact: the average age of their team is 12.6) who skated an energetic Disney themed program and earned 23.88 points, this was the first international competition for this team.
Team Darlings from Czech Republic received 135.72 points and ranked second. Team Darlings earned 42.10 points for their powerful "California Dreaming" short program and 93.62 points for their dynamic "Rocketman".
Team Amber from Latvia stayed third with a total score of 87.19. In their "Matrix" themed short program, Amber earned 31.48 points. For their free program, they received 55.71 due to 4 unfortunate falls.
The season started in Latvia with beautiful performances. The next Riga Amber Cup will be held in December 2020, see you soon!
Results - TOP 3
Riga Amber Cup 2019
DEC 05, 2019 - DEC 08, 2019
|2||Team Darlings (CZE)||135.72|
|3||Team Amber (LAT)||87.19|
|2||Frost Fairies (ITA)||37.26|