In the most important competition of the Finnish synchronized skating season, Team Unique succeeded on Sunday. With their positive program “The Unbearable Lightness of Being”, they secured the gold medal and qualified Team Finland 1 in the Senior World Championships in Lake Placid next April.
The Finnish National Championships in synchronized skating is in progress in Helsinki this weekend. After a very exciting short program competition, Helsinki Rockettes is leading the competition with 77.87 points. Dream Edges Junior was the best in their division.
This weekend, the second qualification competition of ISU synchronized skating in Finland takes place in Espoo. On Saturday, the first group of Novice teams skated their free programs, Seniors and Juniors competed with their short programs. As in November, Helsinki Rockettes in Seniors and Team Fintastic in Juniors are both leading the competition after the first day.
After a very tight short program competition, the two teams, the winner Helsinki Rockettes and the silver medalist Team Unique took a clear lead in the Senior division. They both had perfect executions and no errors. In Junior competition, Musketeers had the best success. It was enough for the second position whereas Team Fintastic won the gold medal.