In the most important competition of the Finnish synchronized skating season, the Helsinki Rockettes succeeded excellently. Their powerful program "Manaus (Incantation)" received 153.38 points, and they earned 230.65 overall scores. This result secured them the gold medals, and they will be Team Finland 1 in the Senior World Championships next April. Team Unique was appointed as Team Finland 2.
This weekend, the Finnish National Championships in synchronized skating is in progress in Turku. Once again, the final Senior competition in Finland is extremely exciting. The two Senior World Championship representatives will be chosen, and all the top three teams will be in a good position to gain the seat. After the short program competition, Helsinki Rockettes is leading with 77.27 points.
The 4th and penultimate leg of the Challenger Series took place this weekend in Gdansk, Poland, at the Hevelius Cup. Two US teams took the gold. Teams Elite won the competition in the Junior category, while the Haydenettes (USA) scored another victory in the Senior category.
This weekend, Marigold Ice Unity and their little sisters Musketeers from Finland clinched the gold in the Senior and Junior divisions at the Mozart Cup 2024.
Finnish synchro audiences got to enjoy two full evenings of skating, cheerleading, and other entertainment when Synchro Tour’s new evening competition format took place at the Helsinki Ice Hall. The first, short program competition was on Wednesday, November 22nd, and the second, free program competition on Monday, November 27th. The competitions started at an unusual time, at 6 pm on a weekday, to create an interesting yet compact experience.
By less than a point, Team Unique won the 2nd Finnish national qualifier. It's a precious victory for the rest of the season. In the junior category, Valley Bay Synchro took the gold title.
This weekend it is time for the second qualification competition of ISU synchronized skating in Finland, Helsinki. On Saturday, the group 2 of Novice teams skated their free programs, Seniors and Juniors competed with their short programs. The competition in every division was extremely tight, only a few tenths separate the top teams from each other.
Sunday was all about free programs. Team Valley Bay Synchro won the junior competition and Team Unique confirmed its narrow lead in a very tight 1st Finnish qualifying competition.
The first national qualifiers take place this weekend in Finland. In the Senior division, Team Unique finished in the top spot after the short programs. Valley Bay Synchro leads in the Junior category.
Senior team Team Surprise (SWE) holds the record for gold medals at Worlds, despite retiring from the world stage almost five years ago.