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20 September 2017 → Grand Prix cup among juniors in figure skating will be held in Minsk

The Grand Prix among juniors in figure skating on skates will be held on the site of the main sports complex "Minsk-Arena" from September 21 to 23, the “Minsk-Novosti” Agency correspondent was told in Belarus-based Skating Union.

The tournament will become a kind of rehearsal of the European Figure Skating Championship – 2019 to be held in Minsk. In total, 121 athletes from 34 countries will participate in the Grand Prix tournament. The competitions will be attended by skaters who occupy leading positions in the world arena - athletes from Russia, the US, China and Japan. The trainers of the Belarusian national team are sure that Belarusian figure skaters will be able to compete with the sportsmen from these countries. For instance, Anna Poroshina, Elizaveta Malinovskaya, Alexandra Chepeleva, Yakov Zenko, Nikolai Kozlov. In dances on ice, Emilia Koleganova and Vladislav Polhovsky, Karina Sidorenko and Maxim Yelenich will try to do their best to get into the top three prizewinners.

According to the organizers of the event, a lot of surprises are awaiting the audience. For example, the first international food festival "Grand Prix of 36 World Cuisines" is to be held on the site near the sports complex “Minsk-Arena”. For the youngest fans of the tournament there will be equipped an interactive zone where they will be able to participate in various competitions, quizzes, games, test their strength in quests, and win prizes. Everyone who buys tickets for the Grand Prix stage will become participants in the advertising game "Triple Jump of Fortune" during which they will raffle off three tours for two people each to Egypt.

On September 21 and 23 the tournament starts at 11:00, on September 22 at 10:00. The Grand Prix stage will end with a bright gala show (September 23 at 19:00).

News provided by "Minsk-Novosti" Agency

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