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.
The most important event is coming this weekend in the Russian synchronized skating world. The National Championships take place from 11th to 13th of January in Yoshkar-Ola. It will be the 10th Russian National Championship organized in this place. The 28 strongest teams from all country will take part in this competition.
The last stage of the Russian Cup took place in Tolyatti at the beginning of the week. 39 teams competed in Senior, Junior, Advanced and Basic Novice categories. For Junior and Advanced Novice teams, it was the last chance to receive the ticket to the National Championships, which will be held 11-13 January in Yoshkar-Ola.
Autumn is the most expected time of the year for all the Synchro lovers in Russia. The reason for that is presented in the fact that the competition season 2018-2019 was recently launched in Russia. Everyone was looking forward to performing at the first Stage of the Russian Cup, which took place in Moscow from the 3rd to the 4th of November. During those days the ice palace Dream permeated with a festive atmosphere and the stands were joyful.
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.
The national championships of Russia held in Yoshkar-Ola this Friday and Saturday. 27 teams competed in 3 categories: senior, junior and advanced novice. Besides the very high level of the novices, this competition also selected the senior and junior teams who will skate at the next World Championships.
The new synchro season for Russian teams has started this weekend in Moscow. Traditionally, the first weekend of November is the 1st stage of Russian Cup – Open Championship of Moscow. 31 teams from different cities participated in this competition.