Last weekend, the city of Trento has again demonstrated the passion for skating by hosting the 2019 Italian Figure Skating Championships. It’s the most important national competition.
The first national synchronized skating competition took place on Sunday, December 2 in Mentana, a town in Rome located 29 km from the capital and home to the only skating rink in south-central Italy. The competition day was long and intense. 21 teams from different parts of the country skated. For many of them, it was the first time their program was presented.
In the astonishing city of Trento, set in a glacial valley guarded by the peaks of The Brenta Dolomites, took place from 9 to 11 Nov 2018 the Trento Cup 2018 Synchro Interclub/international Competition for Senior, Junior, and Advanced Novice teams. This competition is very important because it allows teams belonging to the national categories to be able to take part in International ISU calendar competition.
After the short programs on Saturday, the junior and senior teams presented their free program on Sunday. By the Juniors, Idel of Russia maintained their first place and the top 3 has not changed. In the senior category, Team Surprise won the gold title.
On Sunday January 14th 2018, the Italian 2nd Nationals took place in Trento, gathering 30 teams from all over the country.The competition has been divided into nine categories: Juvenile, Cadetti, Basic Novice, Advance Novice, Mixed Age Under 15 and Mixed age Over 15, Junior, Senior and Adults.
The Italian Figure Skating Championships took place in Milan from December 13th to 16th. During the second and the third day of competition, seven synchronized skating teams competed to gain the title of Italian Synchronized Skating Champion.