Lumière Cup 2019 took place this weekend in Eindhoven (NED). 30 synchro teams competed on Saturday evening with their Free Programs. Cool Dreams won the Advanced Novice division, Musketeers delivered an excellent skate and earned the Junior gold and Marigold IceUnity put out a beautiful program in the Senior category.
Finnish teams cruised to their first gold medal in European international competition this season. After the Short Program competition, Marigold IceUnity totaled 74.94 points to seal the Senior victory. Musketeers skated into the lead in the Junior event with 69.98 points. Canada, Germany and France are also on the provisional podium.
Helsinki Rockettes kept the leading position in Seniors on Sunday and was the winner of those second Finnish qualifications, by earning 215.46 total scores. In the Juniors, Team Mystique won the thrilling competition with 115.75 points. Finettes got the gold medal in the Novice category with 82.41 points.
The Second Finnish Qualifications for Synchronized Skating teams are held in Lahti this weekend. Helsinki Rockettes are leading in Seniors. In Juniors' category Team Mystique took the first place but is followed by two teams within a point. Team Dynamique won the first section of Novice teams.
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.
Get ready for the new synchro skating season with Jura Synchro. Discover how the famous Finnish coach Tiina Pesonen trains synchro skaters off-ice during the summer and learn to practice like the best synchro teams.
Where will the Marigold IceUnity compete this season? What competition will the Team Mystique Juniors take part in? The Finnish Skating Federation has published a first draft of the Challenger Series calendar for the best teams from Finland.
The Finnish nationals continued in Turku on Sunday. Senior and Junior teams performed their free programs in a very tense atmosphere.
The first day in Finnish nationals has been really exciting. On Saturday, the Senior and Junior teams have shown their best in Turku. The Novice division competed also on Saturday.
It was the weekend that all Junior teams in Finland were waiting for. Find out below who will represent the country at the 2019 Junior World Championship in Neuchâtel (SUI) in March.
The Junior and Senior Russian teams Paradise and Sunrise 1 added gold medal as the 2019 Leon Lurje Trophy concluded Sunday in Gothenburg (SWE), where two Basic Novice teams were also crowned.