Eleven Senior teams took the challenge in Salzburg. In this category, nine different countries are represented. Finland and USA did the best scores at the Mozart Cup 2017 short programs event.
In the Senior division, Marigold Ice Unity won the competition on Friday evening. This Finnish team skated to Matadors, earning a total of 63.59 for this international competition. This high score places with a 10 point advantage over the second team, Miami University. The American skated a powerful and clean program on Friday, receiving 52.22 points. Revolutions from Finland placed 3rd with a total of 49.47 points.
The second American team engaged was Skyliners. This team skated to a different version of the song « California Dreamin’ » and earned 45.12 points. At the 5th place, the Italian team Hot Shivers who presents this year a jazzy short program (score: 43.66 points). Team Passion, representing Hungary, finished at the 7th place after a short program very positive and enthusiastic. With 43.54 points, they got quite the same score as Hot Shivers.
Zagreb Snowflakes from Croatia are 7th after the short. This team chose a French song for their short program. The got 33.49 points. Two other teams are also very close to each other: Kometa (Czech Republic) and Team Illumination (Netherlands), who respectively reached 29.70 and 29.07 points. The local Sweet Mozart finished 10th after the short with 28.74 points and Team Spirit did a score of 26.16 points.
The free event will take place on Saturday, stay tuned on Jura Synchro!