An extremely tight race to win the 2020 Swedish gold title
Team Spirit from the Kungsbacka and Mölndal skating clubs won the gold medal in the Junior division. (Credits: Sébastien Muller - 2020)
The Swedish championships 2020 took place last weekend in Kungsbacka, in the southwest of Sweden. If the country is still waiting for the return of a senior team, the junior competition was thrilling.
Nice improvement in the Beginners division
For these national championships, eight teams were entered. Victory went to Team Crystal from Nacka, who presented a clean program totaling 43.65 points. The Landvetter Super Team, coached by Andrea Dohany and other former Team Surprise skaters, finished second (38.59) and the local Team Happiness team finished just behind with 38.14 points, thus winning the bronze medal.
Team Fantazy, Team Divine, Team Twilight, Team Galaxy and Team Seastar complete the Beginners ranking.
Over 75 points for novice winners!
Team Caprice finished in second place, and Team Harmony captured the bronze medal. The scores were very close between these two teams, which finished with 66.82 points and 66.35 points respectively.
The level was high in this category which included six teams. Team Limelight, Team Seaflowers and Team Karisma also competed in this division.
Great competition between Spirit and Seaside
For the long program, the level literally went up a notch in the arena with the performance of Team Spirit skating in their own rink. In black and white dresses, the team performed an energetic performance to reach a total score of 155.23 points.
Team Convivium finished 3rd with 121.21 points, and Team Moonlights 4th (96.86).
The two teams, Team Spirit and Seaside, will represent Sweden at the next Junior World Championships in Nottingham.
Results - TOP 3
Swedish National Championships 2020
FEB 22, 2020 - FEB 23, 2020
|1||Team Spirit (SWE)||155.23|
|2||Team Seaside (SWE)||153.34|
|3||Team Convivium (SWE)||121.21|
|1||Team Together (SWE)||75.86|
|2||Team Caprice (SWE)||66.82|
|3||Team Harmony (SWE)||66.35|
|1||Team Crystal (SWE)||43.65|
|2||Super team (SWE)||38.59|
|3||Team Happiness (SWE)||38.14|