Team Mystique and Team Fintastic to represent Finland at the Junior Worlds 2020


Team Mystique and Team Fintastic will represent Finland at the Junior Worlds. (Credits: Kirsi Laine - 2019)

This was an incredible weekend for Team Mystique! The little sisters of Team Unique won the third Finnish qualification for Juniors. The team will represent Finland as Team FIN1 at the Worlds Junior Synchronized Skating Championship 2020 in Nottingham, United Kingdom in March. Even after a difficult short program this weekend, Team Fintastic will be FIN2.

Team Mystique had a great weekend! They were already in lead after the short program and continued their victorious skating on Sunday with their free program ”Tique Tock”. They earned 123.41 points and won the competition with a total score of 194.71. The team (who was at the 4th place in the national rankings on Friday) will finally compete in the Junior Worlds for the first time.
Watch again Team Mystique short program!

Dream Edges skated a clean free program earning 120.61 points. The team was third in free skating but finished the weekend with a total score of 188.21, they took the silver medal. The team has participated in Junior Worlds twice, in 2018 and 2019, but did not qualify this year. As a reminder, for the second qualified team, the highest score obtained during competitions was decisive. 

Team Fintastic was fifth after the short program but managed to rise to the third place on Sunday. Their free program ”Anesthesia” received the best score of the day (126.23). They gathered 187.31 points in total. As the team has the highest average score of three competition (192.98), the team will be FIN 2 at the Junior Worlds. Team Fintastic has participated in Worlds every year since the competition was started in 2013.

Musketeers performed their free program ”Metamorphosis” flawlessly earning 118.37 points. They finished fourth with 185.78 points in total. Valley Bay Synchro did not reach their full potential on Sunday. They had a fall in No Hold element. They got 112.96 in free skating and 174.31 in total. They were placed fifth in the competition.

Finnish Senior, Junior and Novice ISU teams are now preparing for the National Championships which will take place in Espoo from February 29 to March 1.

Results - TOP 3

Finnish Junior Final Qualification 2020
Helsinki (FIN)
FEB 08, 2020 - FEB 09, 2020

TEAM Score
1Team Mystique (FIN)194.71
2Dream Edges (FIN)188.21
3Team Fintastic (FIN)187.31