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[GP France] Trophée Eric Bompard 2009 is coming!

How busy days… the next competition, Trophée Eric Bompard 2009 is just ahead of Kiira.

Kiira will skate the last of 1st Group.

Kiira Korpi was able to test on Thursday at the Paris Bercy hall of ice. Even on the first day it was a little lumpy. Photo: Elina Paasonen/Aamulehti

Official site

Trophée Eric Bompard

Media Coverage

AamulehtiPhoto Gallery

(to be continued)

Venue:

Palais Omnisport de Paris Bercy, Paris

Schedule:

Friday, October 16
Short Program, Ladies    18:40-20:15
Saturday, October 17
Free Skating Ladies    18:30-20:00
Sunday, October 18
Gala Exhibition 14:00-17:00
(Local Time, GMT +01:00)

Short Program Starting Order:

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Finlandia Trophy 2009 Kiira Got Bronze!

Kiira Korpi performs her FS program in Finlandia Trophy 2009 / Photo: Ilta-Sanomat - Lehtikuva
Finally, Kiira Korpi got the Bronze medal at Finlandia Trophy 2009!

Congrats, Kiira!

News Coverage:

(to be continued…)

Final Results:

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Finlandia Trophy 2009 FS results

I’m watching the Free Skating results page… reloading so often…

15:51 no results updated yet.

16:01 nothing has changed… they always have been late… not realtime at all.

17:01 hey, com’ on! Any flash news?

17:06 Wow, Kiira finished 3rd!!

Got the Bronze Medal!!!

Just behind Laura!!!

Congrats, Kiira!!

Kiira got 3rd place with 98,13 points from the free skating and just followed Laura with 100,88 points.
Finally, the winner is Alena LEONOVA from Russia. Laura LEPISTÖ is 2nd and Kiira 3rd, Susanna PÖYKIÖ 10th.

Free Skating Results:

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Finlandia Trophy 2009 FS starting order

Kiira starts FS as the last skater

The free skating of Finlandia Trophy 2009 begins today on 14:15 Finnish time and Kiira will skate as the last contestant! See the official starting order.

Results will be posted once they are out.

Free skating starting order:

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Finlandia Trophy 2009 SP results

Kiira is second after Short Program!

Kiira Korpi performs her short program in Finlandia Trophy 2009

Kiira got 54,71 points from the short program although she fell the first jump, and is second after Russia’s Alena Leonova. Susanna Pöykiö is third and Laura Lepistö is sixth.

See here official results and detailed scores of the SP.

News coverage:

Results after SP:

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Finlandia Trophy 2009 SP starting order

Finlandia Trophy 2009 for Kiira begins in just a few hours with the short program on 16:00 Finnish time. Kiira will skate as a last contestant on the first warm up group.

Results will be posted once they are out.

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Finlandia Trophy 2009 is coming!

Filandia Trophy 2009 is coming real soon!

Here is the poster and you’ll find who she is… Yes, Kiira!

Kiira on Finlandia Trophy 2009 poster

For further information, see the official site on www.stll.fi (The Finnish Figure Skating Association).

Interview before the competition:

Media coverage:

  • Iltalehti (nice picture! ;))
  • YLE
  • YLE will air a summary of the competition on channel TV2 on Sunday 11th of October on 17:20 Finnish time.

Venue:

Valtti Arena, Vantaa

Schedule:

Friday, October 9
Practice, L/S or F    12.50 – 15.05

Saturday, October 10
Practice, L/S    08.30 – 10.15
Short Program, Ladies    16.00 – 18.40

Sunday, October 11
Free Skating Ladies    14.10 – 17.00
Award Ceremony / ID & L    17.05

Entries – Ladies

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Starting Order

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See Results 2009 page.

(to be updated…)

Updates on the official site

There is a new Finnish blog entry (still waiting the previous entry in English, in the meantime here is a machine translation) on the official site at www.kiirakorpi.fi regarding the outcome of the Nebelhorn Trophy and four five new pictures from the Nebelhorn Trophy.