Seniors on the rink on the 8th day of competitions


Last day for the Solo dance and short programme for the freeskating: The Big Names in artistic skating have been amazing today!

The short programs gave us just a taste of what is going to happen in the next performances and the free solo dances made the day here in Asuncion!

In the Ladies competition, Natalia Baldizzone Morales (SPA) was leading the partial ranking after the Style dance with 68.29 pts and in second position there was Emilia Alexandrovna Zimermann (GER) with 66.35 pts. The Italian Asya Sofia Testoni (63.43 pts) was third followed closely around by Bianca Corteze Ameixeiro from Brazil with 61.71 pts and the Portuguese Ana Luisa Monteiro Walgode (60.42 pts).

After the free dance, 136.31 pts and the Bronze medal for Asya Sofia Testoni on "To feel much more than now, Cold song". Emilia Alexandrovna Zimermann with "Doctor Zivago - Love is a mistery" got 146.43 and the second place. Gold medal for Natalia Baldizzone Morales from Spain on the music "No more fight left in me, The Storm" with 149.93 pts

Senior Ladies
Gold Natalia Baldizzone Morales - SPA (149.93 pts)
Silver Emilia Alexandrovna Zimermann - GER (146.43 pts)
Bronze Asya Sofia Testoni - ITA (136.31 pts)

Llorenç Alvarez Caballero (SPA) was in the lead with 67.78 points; 66.51 points for the Portuguese Pedro Montero Walgode and 66.40 for Mattia Qualizza (ITA); on the fourth place Brayan Carreño (COL) with 64.90 points followed by the Italian Raoul Allegranti with 59.56 points.

Pedro Monteiro Walgode on "Gethesemane - I only want to say" got the Bronze medal with 146.45 pts. Mattia Qualizza on "Saturn" came back from the third to second positions with 149.12 pts. Gold Medal for Llorenç Alvarez Caballero on "The look a like contest, Limelight" with 152.28 pts.

Senior Men
Gold Llorenç Alvarez Caballero - SPA (152.28 pts)
Silver Mattia Qualizza - ITA (149.12 pts)
Bronze Pedro Monteiro Walgode - POR (146.45 pts)

All the competitions are live on thanks to Elena Iñiguez for the English commentary

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Schedule and results available here

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