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Fourth national title!

Kiira won Finnish Championships in Joensuu:

Pl. Name Club Points SP FS
1 Kiira KORPI TAPTL 170.05 1 1
2 Juulia TURKKILA HL 135.40 2 2
3 Alisa MIKONSAARI LRTL 128.12 10 3
4 Rosaliina KUPARINEN LTL 123.11 3 5
5 Beata PAPP HERME 122.19 7 4
6 Seidi RANTANEN ESJT 119.25 4 9
7 Leena RISSANEN TTK 115.73 6 8
8 Olivia TUUVA LL 114.83 9 7
9 Henriikka HIETANIEMI HL 113.45 12 6
10 Sera VΓ„ISTΓ– JOKA 112.24 5 11
11 Reetta ROMPPANEN LTL 107.59 13 10
12 Nea VIIRI ESJT 105.23 8 13
13 Eveliina VILJANEN PORIT 103.89 11 12
14 Timila SHRESTHA JTL 100.32 14 14

An easy victory, but not a great performance: Flip, Lutz, even Toeloop didn’t work as expected…

[Nationals] A very good SP

As easily expected, Kiira leads with an enormous advantage after SP, today in Joensuu:

Pl. Name Club TSS TES PCS
1 Kiira KORPI TAPTL 66.39 35.19 31.20
2 Juulia TURKKILA HL 45.57 22.89 23.68
3 Rosaliina KUPARINEN LTL 45.47 24.39 21.08
4 Seidi RANTANEN ESJT 44.83 23.95 21.88
5 Sera VΓ„ISTΓ– JOKA 41.57 22.81 19.76
6 Leena RISSANEN TTK 41.29 20.45 20.84
7 Beata PAPP HERME 39.84 19.44 21.40
8 Nea VIIRI ESJT 39.57 20.41 19.16
9 Olivia TUUVA LL 39.40 21.28 19.12
10 Alisa MIKONSAARI LRTL 38.80 19.28 19.52
11 Eveliina VILJANEN PORIT 37.23 16.59 20.64
12 Henriikka HIETANIEMI HL 36.42 18.38 19.04
13 Reetta ROMPPANEN LTL 35.70 17.30 18.40
14 Timila SHRESTHA JTL 35.16 15.60 19.56

National Championships 2013

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On 15/12 and 16/12 of December, Kiira will be in Joensuu,Β for Finnish Championships; following the schedule (local time):

Saturday, 15/12 : SP (12.30 – 19.50)
Sunday, 16/12 : FS (10.00 – 14.45)

[GP Finals] – At the feet of podium

Kiira’s got the 4th final placement in Sochi, after FS:

Pl. Name Nation Points SP FS
1 Mao ASADA JPN 196.80 1 1
2 Ashley WAGNER USA 181.93 2 4
3 Akiko SUZUKI JPN 180.77 3 3
4 Kiira KORPI FIN 174.94 4 5
5 Elizaveta TUKTAMYSHEVA RUS 173.75 5 2
6 Christina GAO USA 154.54 6 6

In such conditions (but with a first-time successful Flip… wow), a very good result, close to her PB: well done, Kiira!

[GP Finals] – After SP

Kiira got the 4th place after SP, today in Sochi, with a score (63,42 points) very very close to her PB: go for it, medals are there! HyvΓ€ Kiira!

Pl. Name Nation Points SP
1 Mao ASADA JPN 66.96 1
2 Ashley WAGNER USA 66.44 2
3 Akiko SUZUKI JPN 65.00 3
4 Kiira KORPI FIN 63.42 4
5 Elizaveta TUKTAMYSHEVA RUS 56.61 5
6 Christina GAO USA 48.56 6

Grand Prix Finals

Finals of Grand Prix will be held in Sochi, from 7th to 9th of December, at Iceberg Skating Palace.

Entries:

Ashley Wagner (USA)
Mao Asada (JPN)
Kiira Korpi (FIN)
Akiko Suzuki (JPN)
Elizaveta Tuktamysheva (RUS)
Christina Gao (USA)
Withdrawn: Julia Lipnitskaia (RUS)

Here’s the schedule:

Friday, 7/12: 15.00 Short Program
Saturday, 8/12: 15:15 Free Skating (will follow Victory Ceremonies)
Sunday, 9/12: 15:30 Exhibition Gala

[Cup of Russia 2012] Gold in Moscow!

With her new PB score (177,19!) and a PB in FS too (115,64), Kiira, in spite of some mistakes and a fall, won the competition!

Pl. Name Nation Points SP FS
1 Kiira KORPI FIN 177.19 2 1
2 Gracie GOLD USA 175.03 1 2
3 Agnes ZAWADZKI USA 166.61 3 4
4 Kanako MURAKAMI JPN 166.34 6 3
5 Adelina SOTNIKOVA RUS 157.98 5 7
6 Alena LEONOVA RUS 157.27 4 8
7 Polina KOROBEYNIKOVA RUS 153.32 8 6
8 Viktoria HELGESSON SWE 151.48 7 9
9 Valentina MARCHEI ITA 148.67 9 5
10 Caroline ZHANG USA 138.21 10 10

Finals in Sochi, here we are!

Exhibition Gala on Sunday

[Cup of Russia] Moscow

Second place for Kiira after the SP!

Pl. Name Nation Points SP FS
1 Gracie GOLD USA 62.16 1 Β 
2 Kiira KORPI FIN 61.55 2 Β 
3 Agnes ZAWADZKI USA 60.18 3 Β 
4 Alena LEONOVA RUS 58.85 4 Β 
5 Adelina SOTNIKOVA RUS 57.11 5 Β 
6 Kanako MURAKAMI JPN 56.78 6 Β 
7 Viktoria HELGESSON SWE 54.10 7 Β 
8 Polina KOROBEYNIKOVA RUS 51.45 8 Β 
9 Valentina MARCHEI ITA 46.25 9 Β 
10 Caroline ZHANG USA 46.15 10 Β 

Great performance: fingers crossed for tomorrow!

[GP - Rostelecom Cup] Moscow 2012

Next GP’s event for Kiira will be Cup of Russia, from 9th to 11th of November, at Megasport Ice Palace in Moscow. Following, the schedule of the competition:

November, 09 : 15:00 – 16:20 SP
November, 10 : 14:00 – 15:30 FS
November, 11 : 14:00 – 14:20 Victory ceremony
November, 11 : 14:35 – 15:30 Exhibition Gala

Go for it, Kiira!