The 24th Finlandia Trophy took palce in Espoo during 11-13 October. Late Saturday evening was brought to a climax by Russian Team Paradise which won the short program competition. Only five Senior teams took part in this invitational competition, but the quality replaced the number when the teams represented the top of synchro skating in the World. Helsinki Rockettes (FIN) took the silver medal and Team Unique (FIN) was placed third.
The Finlandia Trophy 2019 will be held in Espoo (FIN), October 11 to 13. Five high-level teams from Russia and Finland have been entered for this event. Here is what to expect this weekend.
Bronze medallist last year, Team Paradise from Saint-Petersburg, Russia, will be one of the strong contenders at the 2019 World Championships in Finland. Two times World Champion (in 2016 and 2017), the team will try to get the gold this year.
This past week, the 2019 Budapest Cup took place in the Hungarian capital. The Russian teams showed once again their skills and won gold in all divisions. This important event was one of the last competitions of the season before the World Championships.
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The 25th French Cup started in a good atmosphere, as so many times before. It empowered the performances of the top teams so that in Senior category the five top teams are within 2.51 points after the short program while Team Paradise from Russia is leading the competition. In the Junior division, the tight fight for the victory should be between Dream Edges (FIN) and Junost (RUS). The difference between the two teams is only 0.18 points. Team Dynamique (FIN) captured the win in the Advanced Novice category.
Russian teams were in utterly dominant form claiming all titles on Saturday at the 2019 Leon Lurje Trophy in Gothenburg, Sweden. Team Paradise and Sunrise 1 lead for the moment the Senior and Junior division after the short programs. Sunrise 2 dominated the Advanced Novice category.