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[Festa on Ice] Day 1: April 16

Kiira Korpi of Finland performs during Festa on Ice 2010 at Olympic gymnasium on April 16, 2010 in Seoul, South Korea. (April 15, 2010 - Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images AsiaPac)

Kiira Korpi of Finland performs during Festa on Ice 2010 at Olympic gymnasium on April 16, 2010 in Seoul, South Korea. (April 15, 2010 - Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images AsiaPac)

The first day of Festa on Ice gala was today, and Getty Images released four pictures taken today.

This post will be updated after more information surfaces. Please post comments if you know any more!

Rehearsal 1:

Rehearsal 2:

Highlights of Act 1:

[Worlds 2010] Kiira Korpi's Short Program

Kiira fell the first jump and got 51.72 points from her Short Program and placed on 8th place. Before the last group of 6 skaters she is 11th.

Video:

Interview:

Results:
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Interview of Kiira and Laura in Vancouver

The Finnish broadcasting company made an interview of Kiira and Laura when they were preparing for the competitions in Vancouver Olympic village.

Kiira presents figure skating in Yle olympic television

The Finnish broadcasting company is presenting different winter Olympic sports in their television coverage of Vancouver 2010 with the help of Finnish Olympic athletes and a young television host. Figure skating was featured last week, and the athlete presenting it was Kiira. The video has been recorded before Olympics in Hakametsä ice hall in Tampere where Kiira usually practices.

New interview 20/02/2010

Here’s a new interview of Kiira in Vancouver, made yesterday (Saturday, February 20th). She seems to be in very good spirits and says that her practice skates have gone well. Not really new info there, but nice to see her feeling so confident and expecting the competition.

Euros 2010 Exhibition Gala video

Euros 2010 Kiira was 4th overall

Ladies free skating of Euros 2010 was over.
Kiira Korpi fell and had couple of other mistakes. Got 99.42 points for FS and fell down to fourth in final standings. Only 0.86 points from third.

Kiira will go to Vancouver with her Finnish team mate Laura Lepistö.

Congrats, Kiira and Laura!

Video of Free Skate (HD):

Interview with translation after Free Skate (Thanks Roikale95!):

Media Coverage

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Euros 2010 Kiira is 2nd after SP

Kiira Korpi is in 2nd after SP with her personal best score 64.26 at the European Championships 2010 in Tallin.

Media Coverages:

Aamulehti
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YLE
MTV3
Iltalehti
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Sports gala 2010

The annual Finnish sports gala was held yesterday at the Hartwall Areena in Helsinki. This year Kiira wasn’t nominated for any awards but she did announce one award winner. Laura Lepistö instead was nominated for the most rousing sports event of last year, but she didn’t win – instead the award went to cross country skier Aino-Kaisa Saarinen.

Holiday greetings

Happy holidays to all our readers! Today MTV3 aired a short interview after the sports news about Kiira’s christmas plans.