Team captain last year, Elvira Matveeva skated with Team Paradise for six years. After the World Championships this spring, she decided to stop her career to focus on other activities related to synchro skating. Interview.
The ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships took place in Stockholm, Sweden, last weekend. If everything seemed to be done after the short programs, Saturday's competition brought a lot of surprises. Let’s have a look back on this long awaited competition which will remain one of the most exciting of the season.
Finnish Marigold IceUnity defeats reigning two-time champion Russian Team Paradise and secures top spot of the podium on Saturday evening in the Ericsson Globe of Stockholm. Swedish Team Surprise returns to podium with a silver medal and Russian Team Paradise gets the bronze medal. Read more to know what has happened in Sweden.
The World Synchronized Skating Championships 2018 in Stockholm started with excitement and varying short programs of 25 participating teams from 20 countries. The Ericsson Globe Arena was full of spurring groups in the audience, especially from Finland.
On the second competition day of World Junior Championship, the 21 teams continued their race with their all-out effort. The first 4 teams from Short Program kept their positions while middle-tier teams’ positions have shifted much.
The first competition day of the 2018 ISU World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships took place on Friday evening in Zagreb, Croatia. The 2017 Junior World Champions Team Junost from Russia finished atop of the competition. Skyliners (USA) trails the leader by three points in second place, while Crystal Ice (RUS) also is provisionally third.
The Russian Team Paradise, Team Nova from Sweden and Team Junost (RUS) are the 2018 Budapest Cup champions in the ISU categories. In the Non-ISU divisions, the Mixed Age was a great success. The competition took place last weekend in the Hungarian capital.
The 2018 Spring Cup takes place this weekend in Sesto San Giovanni, Italy. On Saturday, the junior and senior teams presented their short program. Novice teams competed with the free program.
Synchro fans all over the world had their eyes riveted on Sweden hosting this weekend. Almost 40 Debutants, Novices, Juniors and Seniors teams competed in the Frölundaborg Arena in a great atmosphere.
For the Junior and Senior divisions, the 2018 Mozart Cup took place on Friday and Saturday in the scenic city of Salzburg in Austria. Les Suprêmes (CAN) bring home two medals, in gold and bronze. Teams from Russian, from the USA, and Finland completed the podiums.