Grand Prix Espoo 2022 – Preview

The 2022/23 Grand Prix continues with the sixth event in Espoo, Finland from the 25th-27th November.

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

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* Denotes a domestic result when an international one is unavailable


Pairs

TeamCountryNotable Results 21/22Notable Results 22/23NationalsProgram InformationWorld Standing
Anastasiia Metelkina / Danil ParkmanGeorgiaGolden Spin 2021 - 2nd (189.60)MK John Wilson Trophy 2022 - 4th (165.60)SP: I'll Take Care of You / FS: Lamentations20th
Alisa Efimova / Ruben BlommaertGermanyNebelhorn Trophy 2022 - 2nd (186.17)2ndSP: Piano Sonata No 14/Moonlight Sonata / FS: Private Investigations/Sold My Souls41st
Rebecca Ghilardi / Filippo AmbrosiniItalyEuropeans 2022 - 5th (178.90)U.S. Classic 2022 - 1st (189.22)2ndSP: Queen medley / FS: Il Barbiere di Siviglia6th
Anna Valesi / Manual PiazzaItalyIcelab International Cup 2022 - 2nd (145.85)Warsaw Cup 2022 - 5th (153.89)4thSP: La La Land (soundtrack) / FS: Chasing Cars21st
Daria Danilova / Michel TsibaNetherlandsNRW Trophy 2021 - 1st (152.46)Finlandia Trophy 2022 - 6th (158.92)SP: The Hunger Games (soundtrack) / FS: Goodbye Song/Stand Up23rd
Nika Osipova / Dmitry EpsteinNetherlandsChallenge Cup 2022 - 3rd (139.94)Ice Challenge 2022 - 2nd (158.07)SP: Exit Music (for a Film) / FS: Prelude (Age of Heroes)30th
Greta Crafoord / John CrafoordSwedenJohn Nicks Pairs Challenge 2021 - 9th (148.59)Skate America 2022 - 8th (130.62)SP: Fix You / FS: In The End67th
Anastasiia Smirnova / Danylo SiianytsiaUSAJGP Linz 2021 - 6th (156.40)Finlandia Trophy 2022 - 7th (152.88)SP: Sound of Silence / FS: Je Suis Malade38th


Women

SkaterCountryNotable Results 21/22Notable Results 22/23NationalsProgram InformationNotable JumpsWorld Standing
Loena HendrickxBelgiumGran Premio d'Italia 2021 - 3rd (219.05)Grand Prix de France 2022 - 1st (216.34)1stSP: Si Mama/Mi Gente / FD: Heaven/Fallen Angel3Lz+3T2nd
Madeline SchizasCanadaRostelecom Cup 2021 - 6th (192.14)Skate Canada 2022 - 7th (180.59)1stSP: Black Swan (soundtrack) / FS: West Side Story (soundtrack)3Lz+3T16th
Eva-Lotta KiibusEstoniaFinlandia Trophy 2021 - 7th (202.04)Nebelhorn Trophy 2022 - 3rd (165.21)2ndSP: Baiana / FS: Shallow/I'll Never Love Again3F+1Eu+3S48th
Linnea CederFinlandBavarian Open 2022 - 3rd (168.88)Finlandia Trophy 2022 - 11th (155.95)2ndSP: Because of You / FS: Broken Vow3Lz+1Eu+2S81st
Janna JyrkinenFinlandSanta Claus Cup 2021 - 7th (152.10, J)Volvo Open Cup 2022 - 1st (178.72)1st (J)SP: Your Heart Is As Black As Night / FS: The Story of Voyages (soundtrack)3Lz+3T59th
Jenni SaarinenFinlandFinlandia Trophy 2021 - 12th (168.72)Ice Challenge 2022 - 12th (153.28)1stSP: I Giorni, Dona Nobis Pacem / FD: I'll Take Care of You3T+3T81st
Anastasiia GubanovaGeorgiaFinlandia Trophy 2021 - 5th (203.91)Finlandia Trophy 2022 - 3rd (197.56)SP: Istanbul Wedding/Historiette / FS: Slumdog Millionaire (soundtrack)3Lz+3T17th
Mana KawabeJapanNHK Trophy 2021 - 2nd (205.44)Grand Prix de France 2022 - 6th (182.50)3rdSP: Billie Eilish medley / FS: Drowning3Lz+3T+2T37th
Rika KihiraJapanSkate Canada 2022 - 5th (184.33)SP: The Fire Within / FS: Titanic (soundtrack)3T+2T59th
Mai MiharaJapan4CC 2022 - 1st (218.03)MK John Wilson Trophy 2022 - 1st (217.43)4thSP: Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence / FS: El Amor Brujo3Lz+3T11th
Bradie TennellUSAMK John Wilson Trophy 2022 - 12th (153.19)SP: Restrictus / FS: Four Seasons medley3Lz+3T<121st
Lindsay ThorngrenUSAJunior Worlds 2022 - 3rd (199.42)Philadelphia Summer International 2022 - 2nd (203.62)5thSP: Concierto de Aranjuez / FS: An Amalgamation Waltz/Often A Bird/Nostos3Lz+3T19th

Men

SkaterCountryNotable Results 21/22Notable Results 22/23NationalsProgram InformationNotable JumpsWorld Standing
Keegan MessingCanadaOlympics 2022 - 11th (265.61)Skate Canada 2022 - 4th (250.72)1stSP: Grace Kelly / FS: Home/Lullaby For An Angel/Ballad for Wyatt4T+3T8th
Arlet LevandiEstoniaFinlandia Trophy 2021 - 7th (222.61)Volvo Open Cup 2022 - 2nd (206.66)2ndSP: Yumeji's Theme/No. 6 / FS: Daft Punk medley3Lz+1Eu+3S27th
Aleksandr SelevkoEstoniaGolden Spin 2021 - 5th (238.42)Skate Canada 2022 - 8th (206.11)1stSP: Egyptian Trap Mix / FS: The Pianist (soundtrack)3A+3T41st
Valtter VirtanenFinlandBavarian Open 2022 - 4th (197.80)Warsaw Cup 2022 - 13th (198.48)1stSP: A Stutter / FS: Other Side of Sea3T+2A+2A64th
Kevin AymozFranceOlympics 2022 - 12th (254.80)Warsaw Cup 2022 - 1st (258.02)1stSP: Euphoria (soundtrack) / FS: Gladiator4T+3T25th
Morisi KvitelashviliGeorgiaWorlds 2022 - 4th (272.03)Finlandia Trophy 2022 - 2nd (231.30)SP: Kaleo medley / FS: Elvis Presley medley/Tutti Frutti4T+3T7th
Lucas Tsuyoshi HondaJapanIce Challenge 2021 - 2nd (225.89)*Kinki Regionals 2022 - 4th (196.42)12thSP: El Choclo / FS: Exogenesis Symphony3Lz+3T96th
Shun SatoJapanInternationaux de France 2021 - 2nd (264.99)MK John Wilson Trophy 2022 - 3rd (249.03)7thSP: Carol of the Bells / FS: Red Violin4T+3T38th
Tatsuya TsuboiJapanBavarian Open 2022 - 1st (238.34)MK John Wilson Trophy 2022 - 5th (226.13)9thSP: Stairway To Heaven / FS: High Strung (soundtrack)3Lz+3T50th
Nikolaj MajorovSwedenOlympics 2022 - 21st (220.78)Finlandia Trophy 2022 - 7th (202.89)1stSP: Rise / FS: The Man In The Iron Mask (soundtrack)3A+1Eu+3S58th
Ilia MalininUSAJunior Worlds 2022 - 1st (276.11)Skate America 2022 - 1st (280.37)2ndSP: I Put A Spell On You / FS: Euphoria (soundtrack)4A / 4T+1Eu+3S13th
Camden PulkinenUSAWorlds 2022 - 5th (271.69)U.S. Classic 2022 - 3rd (219.49)5thSP: Fly Me To The Moon / FS: Invierno Porteno4T+3T18th

Ice Dance

TeamCountryNotable Results 21/22Notable Results 22/23NationalsProgram InformationWorld Standing
Piper Gilles / Paul PoirierCanadaSkate Canada 2021 - 1st (210.97)Skate Canada 2022 - 1st (215.70)1stRD: Do What I Do/Rhythm Only / FD: Evita (soundtrack)5th
Carolane Soucisse / Shane FirusCanada4CC 2022 - 4th (172.45)Nebelhorn Trophy 2022 - 3rd (176.354thRD: Perdiendo El Control/Quererte Bonito / FD: Aloha Ke Akua/Creation's Daughter16th
Shiyue Wang / Xinyu LiuChinaAsian Open Trophy 2021 - 1st (186.58)NHK Trophy 2022 - 7th (174.11)RD: Katchi/Bananeira/Batucadas / FD: Batman (soundtrack)31st
Natalie Taschlerova / Filip TaschlerCzech RepublicPavel Roman Memorial 2021 - 1st (180.86)Lombardia Trophy 2022 - 3rd (183.55)1stRD: Hips Don't Lie/Hero / FD: On The Nature of the Daylight/Run/Early Morning Fog22nd
Yuka Orihara / Juho PirinenFinlandWarsaw Cup 2021 - 5th (176.77)Finlandia Trophy 2022 - 6th (170.17)2ndRD: I Like It Like That/Dancing With A Stranger/La Percussion/Instruction / FD: My Jolly Sailor Bold/We're Sinking33rd
Juulia Turkkila / Matthias VersluisFinlandFinlandia Trophy 2021 - 6th (185.19)Finlandia Trophy 2022 - 3rd (186.30)1stRD: Rebelado/Wicked Game/Jao Geralderry/Banto / FD: Schubert medley15th
Natacha Lagouge / Arnaud CaffaFranceChallenge Cup 2022 - 1st (171.52)Trophee Metropole Nice Cote d'Azur 2022 - 3rd (171.52)5thRD: Suavemente/Mil Pasos/Let's Get Loud / FD: Human/What About Us36th
Oona Brown / Gage BrownUSAJunior Worlds 2021 - 1st (170.25)MK John Wilson Trophy 2022 - 7th (173.74)RD: Bones/Crazy / FD: Big Sky/No Good Place for the Lonely19th
Christina Carreira / Anthony PonomarenkoUSAFinlandia Trophy 2021 - 8th (178.27)MK John Wilson Trophy 2022 - 4th (187.42)7thRD: Kind of Latin Rhythm/(Where do I begin)Love Story/Samba / FD: Backbone (soundtrack)/Summertime18th
Kaitlin Hawayek / Jean-Luc BakerUSAWorlds 2022 - 8th (191.61)Skate America 2022 - 2nd (202.07)3rdRD: Cuban Pete/Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps/El Cumbanchero / FD: Requiem/Sofia11th

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