January 29, 2017
Canadian juniors win gold at Leon Lurje Trophy
Figure Skating – Canadian juniors win gold at Leon Lurje Trophy
GOTHENBURG, Sweden – Les Suprêmes from St-Léonard, Que., won gold in junior competition on Sunday to highlight a triple medal performance for Canada at the Leon Lurje Trophy synchronized skating competititon.
Les Suprêmes, second after Saturday’s short program, won the free skate to take the gold with 152.88 points. Sunrise from Russia were second at 149.03 and Les Pirouettes from Laval, Que., were third out of 10 entries at 129.50.
The skaters for les Supremes Juniors were Jessica Allaire, Alessia Arsenault, Amélie Béland, Julia Bernardo, Véronik Boisvert, Rachel Cerere, Lynnson Ceneston, Ariane Conn, Alice Coté, Marie-Ève Deschenes, Olivia Di Giandomenico, Giulia Hart-Lewis, Jessica Iacono, Anélie Jalbert-Tousignant, Grace Le Touzel, Andréanne Paradis, Florence Poulin, Julia Spilak, Anne-Laurence Trudeau and Sarah Verville.
The Skaters for les Pirouettes were Amelia Asparian, Anouk Bégin, Marlyne Bernier, Rosalie Bernier, Anne-Claude Champagne, Evgenia Christoforou, Loriana Cocca, Samantha Daher, Alexandra Dowse, Veronica Dowse, Anne-Korine François, Marie-Pier Haineault, Marie-Noelle Jean, Annaelle Maheux, Florence Mallette, Daynn-Lissa Morrisseau, Léonie Nadeau, Brittany Pham, Élise Potvin, Émilie Villeneuve and Bianca Garabedian.
In senior competition, The Rockettes from Finland held on for top spot with194.33 followed by the Haydenettes of the U.S. at 193.32 and Les Supremes Seniors from St-Léonard, Que., for the bronze at 181.91 out of seven teams.
Les Supremes skaters were Rebecca Allaire, Katherine Beaucage, Alexandra Bernardo, Audrey-Anne Blouin, Joannie Brazeau, Marie-Ève Comtois, Emma Maria Corona, Alessandra Criscuolo, Laurie Désilets, Molly Katherine Farber, Sora Hatano, Ditte Rosa Miranda Louhikoski, Dana Malowany, Agathe Sigrid Merlier, Christina Morin, Alessia Malissa Polletta, Geneviève Rougeau, Claudia Sforzin, Sofya Squalli and Hélène Stojanovski.