An exciting weekend took place in Italy where the 4th and last stage of the Challenger Series was organized during the Spring Cup. The Finnish Team Unique confirmed their lead in the senior competition, Junost (RUS) won the junior event. Recap of this crazy day, team after team.
In a few hours, the first Challenger Series of synchronized skating will have its winner. Saturday evening, 23 Senior teams presented their short program in Milan. Recap of the competition before the free programs!
Teams from around the world competed on Saturday at the Palasesto rink in the Milan region of Italy for the Spring Cup 2020. Team Junost (RUS) dominated this 4th stage of the Synchronized Skating Challenger Series.
The 4th and last stage of the Synchronized Skating Challenger Series will be held this weekend in Italy! With 15 Junior and 23 Senior teams announced this weekend, the Spring Cup will be a really important competition and teams will try to collect a maximum of points. A few hours before the start of the event, we take stock of the situation with Philippe Maitrot, the Chair of the ISU Technical Committee!
The 2020 Ontario Regional championships took place at the Markham Centennial Community Centre from February 7th-9th. 89 teams from Windsor to Ottawa competed over the 3 day period, with teams in Novice, Intermediate, Open, Junior and Senior vying for a trip to the 2020 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships in Calgary, Alberta in just over 2 weeks.
The three day Trophy D’Ecosse kicked started this weekend at Dumfries Ice Bowl Leisure Complex, Dumfries, Scotland, comprising of 44 teams. Encompassing the Scottish Championships, teams were also vying for their national title. Friday and Saturday saw the Junior and Senior categories and the non-ISU categories were interspersed throughout the weekend.
This was an incredible weekend for Team Mystique! The little sisters of Team Unique won the third Finnish qualification for Juniors. The team will represent Finland as Team FIN1 at the Worlds Junior Synchronized Skating Championship 2020 in Nottingham, United Kingdom in March. Even after a difficult short program this weekend, Team Fintastic will be FIN2.
Because of the big amount of the teams in every category, the competition was divided into two groups. On Saturday the 8th of February, the skaters of Group 2 performed. 12 Adult, 18 Beginners, 10 Basic Novice, 9 Juvenile, 9 Senior B and 10 Junior B teams skated their programs.
Best Junior teams from Finland compete for access to the World Championships this weekend. Teams skated their short programs on Saturday and both record points and failures were seen. Team Mystique is currently leading the competition.
This coming weekend there will be the synchronized skating 2nd Interclub-level qualification competition and the Junior ISU qualification for the World Championships arranged in Helsinki Finland. The five best Junior teams of this season participate in this competition.
Qualifications for the Junior World Synchronized Skating Championship are well underway. Two Swedish teams have been selected to represent the country in March in Great Britain: Team Spirit and Team Seaside.