Budapest Trophy 2023 – Preview

The sixth of the 2023/24 Challenger events is Budapest Trophy which takes place in Budapest, Hungary from the 13th-15th of October.

Here’s a rundown of who you can expect to see competing at this event and some information about them.


SkaterCountryNotable Results 22/23NationalsProgram InformationNotable JumpsWorld Standing
Filip KaymakchievBulgariaDenkova-Staviski Cup 2022 - 5th (167.05)3rd2A+1Eu+3S111th
Euken AlberdiSpainCoupe du Printemps 2023 - 7th (150.15)3rdSP: The Host of Seraphim/Pandemonium / FS: Beyond the Sea/When You're Smiling3T+1Eu+3S
Pablo GarciaSpainIce Challenge 2022 - 15th (173.88)2ndSP: The Stars/Gambling Man 2.0 / FS: Tosca/Lacrimosa3Lz+3T83rd
Tomas-Llorenc Guarino SabateSpainIce Challenge 2022 - 4th (216.05)1stSP: St James Infirmary Blues/Happy / FS: Cowboys & Aliens (soundtrack)/Powershifter/The Ecstasy of Gold/Guns Go Bsck/Cotton Eye Joe3Lz+3T45th
Aleksandr SelevkoEstoniaChallenge Cup 2023 - 4th (215.94)2ndSP: Pharaoh Ramses II/The Mummy's Curse / FS: Ad Martem3Lz+3T / 4T53rd
Mihhail SelevkoEstoniaWorlds 2023 - 17th (230.94)1stSP: Break My Baby / FS: Game of Thrones (soundtrack)4S+3T23rd
Luc EconomidesFranceGrand Prix de France 2022 - 6th (229.64)3A+1Eu+3S49th
Ian VauclinFranceJGP Courchevel 2022 - 6th (175.44, J)9th3Lz+1Eu+3S136th
Xavier VauclinFranceTallink Hotels Cup 2023 - 6th (193.98)7th3T+1Eu+3S
Kai JagodaGermanyBavarian Open 2023 - 2nd (197.93)2ndSP: The Hours / FS: And The Waltz Goes On3T+2A+2A124th
Kwun Hung LeungHong KongSEA Open Trophy 2022 - 5th (137.75)3F+2T
Aleksandr VlasenkoHungarySanta Claus Cup 2022 - 3rd (193.65, S)1stSP: Une vie d'amour / FS: Iron Sky3Lz+1Eu+3S132nd
Gabriele FrangipaniItalyNepela Memorial 2022 - 1st (244.57)3rdSP: Keeping Me Alive / FS: Io Ci Saro4T+3T26th
Nikolaj MemolaItalyBudapest Trophy 2022 - 3rd (231.47)2ndSP: Prelude No. 2 (Rachmaninov) / FS: Samson et Dalila/I Belong To You/Mon coeur s'ouvre a ta vois3A+1Eu+3S14th
Rakhat BralinKazakhstanJGP Riga 2022 - 3rd (199.38, J)3F+2T+2A71st
Dias JirenbayevKazakhstanWorld University Games 2023 - 11th (196.41)3Lz+1Eu+3S39th
Fedir KulishLatviaSP: Exogenesis Symphony / FS: Theme Andrei I3Lo+2A+2A97th
Edrian Paul CelestinoPhilippinesGolden Spin 2022 - 10th (178.35)SP: What Is Jazz / FS: The Golden Age/Embers3Lz+3T169th
Vladimir SamoilovPolandVolvo Open Cup 2022 - 1st (220.17)1st4Lz67th
Lukas BritschgiSwitzerlandWorlds 2023 - 8th (257.34)SP: I'm In the Mood/Superstition / FS: The Rainmaker/Enduring Love/Corpus Rex4T+3T13th
Jonathan EgyptsonSwedenNordics Open 2023 - 3rd (156.19, J)1st (J)SP: Broken / FS: Stand By Me/Take Me To Church3Lo+2A206th
Gabriel FolkessonSwedenNordics Open 2023 - 2nd (190.77)3rdSP: All I Want / FS: Exogenesis Symphony3A+2T173rd
Casper JohanssonSwedenNordics Open 2023 - 1st (176.82)2ndSP: I Didn't Know My Own Strength / FS: Avatar (soundtrack)3Lz+3T134th
Tomoki HiwatashiUSACranberry Cup 2022 - 2nd (206.30)10thSP: Romani Holiday / FS: Finlandia4T+3T74th

Ice dance

TeamCountryNotable Results 22/23NationalsProgram InformationWorld Standing
Emmy Bronsard / Jacob RichmondCanadaWarsaw Cup 2022 - 7th (152.72)9thRD: Andy/Marcia Baila / FD: Exogenesis: Symphony
Marie-Jade Lauriault / Romain le GacCanadaSkate Canada 2022 - 5th (189.07)3rdRD: INXS medley / FD: Corpse Bride (soundtrack)20th
Shang Shi / Nan WuChina
Sofia Val / Asaf KazimovSpainChallenge Cup 2023 - 6th (159.34)RD: Top Gun / FD: SOFIA/Turning Page
Loicia Demougeot / Theo le MercierFranceWarsaw Cup 2022 - 1st (182.00)2ndRD: Jump On It/Why Can't We Leave Together / FD: Clair de Lune/Waves13th
Natacha Lagouge / Arnaud CaffaFranceBavarian Open 2023 - 3rd (176.78)4thRD: Bon Jovi medley / FD: River/Best Part/Never Tear Us Apart46th
Diana Davis / Gleb SmolkinGeorgiaRD: Michael Jackson medley / FD: Swan Lake25th
Jennifer Janse van Rensburg / Benjamin SteffanGermanyBavarian Open 2023 - 1st (182.57)1stRD: Beds are Burning/Don't Leave Me Now/Runaway / FD: Tango/Libertango30th
Emese Csiszer / Mark ShapiroHungaryRD: The Communards medley / FD: Quantum Mechanics (Oppenheimer soundtrack)
Lucy Hancock / Ilias FouratiHungaryDenis Ten Memorial 2022 - 5th (148.75)2ndRD: Pet Shop Boys medley / FD: Depeche Mode medley80th
Mariia Ignateva / Danijil Leonyidovics SzemkoHungarySanta Claus Cup 2022 - 2nd (176.39)1st34th
Shira Ichilov / Dmytriy KravchenkoIsrael
Mariia Nosovitskaya / Mikhail NosovitskiyIsraelLake Placid International 2022 - 6th (164.10)RD: George Michael medley / FD: No Life Without You/The Battle/Now We Are Free57th
Giorgia Galimberti / Matteo Libasse MandelliItalyEgna Dance Trophy 2023 - 4th (143.37, J)2nd (J)95th
Anastasia Polibina / Pavel GolovishnikovPolandBosporus Cup 2022 - 1st (167.43)1stRD: Tina Turner medley / FD: An der schonen blauen Donau42nd
Milla Ruud Reitan / Nikolaj MajorovSwedenRD: Yello medley / FD: The Spy and the Liar/I Expect You To Die
Katarina Wolfkostin / Dimitry TsarevskiUSA105th


SkaterCountryNotable Results 22/23NationalsProgram InformationNotable JumpsWorld Standing
Olga MikutinaAustriaTayside Trophy 2022 - 1st (174.70)SP: El Mariachi/Uccen / FS: The Curse/Dawn of Faith3Lz+1Eu+3S56th
Stefanie PesendorferAustriaDragon Trophy 2023 - 3rd (163.97)3rd3Lz+1Eu+3S64th
Barbora VrankovaCzech RepublicTirnavia Ice Cup 2022 - 3rd (150.23)1stSP: One Day I'll Fly Away / FS: Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close/Flying3S+2A118th
Nataly LangerbaurEstoniaVolvo Open Cup 2023 - 2nd (172.40)2ndSP: Love on the Brain / FS: Je t'aime3Lz+2A99th
Olesja LeonovaEstoniaVolvo Open Cup 2023 - 10th (112.76, J)10thSP: You Lost Me / FS: February3S+2A
Gerli LiinamaeEstoniaWarsaw Cup 2022 - 11th (149.57)3rdSP: When We Were Young / FS: Whenever, Wherever3Lo+1Eu+3S<
Olivia LiskoFinlandVolvo Open Cup 2023 - 3rd (171.30)4thSP: Stairway To Heaven / FS: Invierno Porteno2A+1Eu+3S70th
Minja PeltonenFinlandTirnavia Ice Cup 2022 -1st (142.84, J)3rdSP: Comme je l'aime / FS: Fields of Gold3Lz+1Eu+2F
Maia MazzaraFranceTrophee Metropole Nice Cote D'Azur 2022 - 3rd (155.32)3rd3T+2A89th
Lorine SchildFranceJGP Gdansk 2022 - 6th (179.00, J)2ndSP: Ojos de Serpiente / FS: Hell To The Liars3Lz+3T45th
Lea SernaFranceWTT 2023 - 8th (177.72)1st3Lz+2A+2T48th
Alina UrushadzeGeorgia2A+1Eu+3S134th
Kristina IsaevGermanyGolden Spin 2022 - 6th (163.79)2ndSP: Why Don't You Do Right? / FS: Semblanzas de un Rio/Orobroy/Poeta En La Mar3T+3T75th
Hiu Yau ChowHong KongAsian Open Trophy 2022 - 6th (115.97)SP: Survivor / FS: I Will Wait For You3S+2T161st
Regina SchermannHungaryBudapest Trophy 2022 - 11th (144.67)SP: Strange Birds / FS: Sherlock Holmes (soundtrack)3Lz+2T179th
Daria ZsirnovHungaryTriglav Trophy 2023 - 7th (126.32)4thSP: Listen To Your Heart/ FS: Scent of a Woman3Lz+1Eu+2S
Ella ChenIsraelJGP Courchevel 2022 - 8th (150.07, J)SP: Runaway / FS: The Other Side3T+3T164th
Elizabet GervitsIsraelEdu Sport Trophy 2023 - 2nd (138.0)3Lz+2A202nd
Sofiya FarafonovaKazakhstanBosporus Cup 2022 - 7th (144.94)SP: Waltz No. 7 (Chopin) / FS: La La Land (soundtrack)3F+1Eu+3S<152nd
Anna LevkovetsKazakhstanGolden Spin 2022 - 12th (146.57)3Lz+3Tq+2A121st
Anastasija KongaLatviaTallinn Trophy 2023 - 5th (147.85)SP: L'enfer / FS: The Greatest Showman3Lz+3T141st
Sofja StepcenkoLatviaLatvian Trophy 2022 - 1st (177.71)SP: All Eyes On Me / FS: Il Est Ou Le Bonheur3F+2A+2A31st
Anastasia GrachevaMoldovaBosporus Cup 2022 - 1st (167.56)3Lz+1Eu+2S120th
Lindsay van ZundertNetherlandsChallenge Cup 2023 - 5th (176.84)3Lo+2A42nd
Antonina DubininaSerbiaBosporus Cup 2022 - 8th (138.11)SP: Proud / FS: The Voice of Enigma/La Terre Vue Du Ciel3S+2T101st
Sara FranziSwitzerlandTriglav Trophy 2023 - 3rd (170.94)SP: Concerto for Viola d'amore / FS: Les Missrables3Lz+3T
Livia KaiserSwitzerlandIce Challenge 2022 - 7th (161.59)1stSP: Lost Without You / FS: Succession (soundtrack)3Lz+3T61st
Julia BrovallSwedenNRW Trophy 2022 - 6th (133.62)3rdSP: Still / FS: Never Give Up on Your Dreams/Perfect3Lo+2T
Yelizaveta BabenkoUkraine3Lz+2T
Clare SeoUSAJunior Worlds 2023 - 8th (172.62)7thSP: Simple Gifts/Appalachian Spring / FS: Libertango/Oblivion3Lz+2A+2T39th
Bradie TennellUSA4CC 2023 - 6th (199.91)2ndSP: Kammermusik / FS: Nessun Dorma3Lzq+3T49th

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