Figure skating, six Olympic qualifications thanks to the results of the Helsinki World Championships


cappellini lanottebis1Thanks to the great results of the figure skating World Championships staged in Helsinki, Italy has bagged six Nation places for the 2018 PyeongChang Games. The Italian team did in fact achieve 2 places in the women’s singles, thanks to the 6th place of Carolina Kostner (130.50 points), 2 places in the artistic pairs, with the historic ninth place of the tandem Valentina Marchei-Ondrej Hotàrek (203.93, new Italian record) and 2 more places in the dance pairs, thanks to Anna Cappellini and Luca Lanotte, who took sixth place (183.73).