The weekend could not have been more exciting in Espoo, where the 2020 Finnish Nationals took place from February 29 to March 1. Second after the short program, Helsinki Rockettes won the Senior National title and skated their way to the Worlds. Team Fintastic won the Junior competition which was extremely tight.
An exciting weekend took place in Italy where the 4th and last stage of the Challenger Series was organized during the Spring Cup. The Finnish Team Unique confirmed their lead in the senior competition, Junost (RUS) won the junior event. Recap of this crazy day, team after team.
Teams from around the world competed on Saturday at the Palasesto rink in the Milan region of Italy for the Spring Cup 2020. Team Junost (RUS) dominated this 4th stage of the Synchronized Skating Challenger Series.
On Sunday, more than 30 teams competed at the Loppi-Ice 2020, hosted in the Gatorade Center in Turku, a city on the southwest coast of Finland. With Junior and Novice ISU, this competition gathered also younger categories.
There was no doubt of the winners in Seniors on Sunday, when Team Unique got 139.94 points from their free program and earned total scores 216.69. In the Junior category, Team Fintastic also kept the leading position and won the competition with 182.39 points. For the Novices division (second segment), Team Dynamique got the gold medal with 73.88.
The first National Synchronized Skating Qualification in Finland started today in Espoo. After the short programs on Saturday, Team Unique leads the Senior competition. In Juniors, Team Fintastic took the first place and Finettes is the winner of today´s Novice competition.
After an exciting weekend full of drama, the Finnish champions are finally settled. Dream Edges won the Junior division and Marigold Ice Unity is the champion in the Senior category. Together with MIU, Team Unique will represent Finland at the World Championships in April even if Helsinki Rockettes are 2018 national vice-champions.
Representing the city of Kaarina, Dream Edges is the 2018 winner of junior qualifications and will be "Team Finland 1" this season. The results are historical as for the first time a non-Helsinki team will represent Finland at the World Junior Championships. Dream Edges earned a total of 108.63 points in free skating. Their total score (170.48) is the new season’s best. Team Fintastic is second.
The third qualifications for junior teams are held this weekend in Vantaa, Finland. Only the top 5 teams are competing. Dream Edges from Kaarina is leading after the short programs. They had one fall during a transition and earned 61.85 points.
Finnish Junior and Senior teams continued competing on Sunday and skated their free programs. The atmosphere was as exciting as expected. Some changes happened compared to the situation after short programs. Discover the report of these second qualifications!
It has been an exciting two days in Turku, Finland this weekend. The winners of the Finnish first qualifications in the Junior and the Senior categories are now settled after the free program competition. Dream Edges is the gold medalist in the Junior category and Marigold Ice Unity brought the victory home in the Senior category.